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Make Your Facility A Safe Workplace Poster Available For Download

Matthew Snyder - Friday, October 20, 2017

ARA has the latest "Make Your Facility A Safe Workplace" available for download.  >> read more

OSHA's New HazCom/GHS Enforcement Directive – What You Need to Know to Avoid OSHA Fines!

Matthew Snyder - Friday, October 20, 2017

A new OSHA Enforcement Directive provides safety and health officials additional guidance on enforcing the new hazard communication standard. Although the document is written for inspectors, it’s packed with valuable information you’ll want to get up to speed on to correctly manage any hazardous chemicals you have in your facility. The most important thing for you to do is to make sure you have a complete written hazard communication plan before OSHA visits, or you could face citations and potentially hefty fines.   >> read more

Going beyond ARA University.

Matthew Snyder - Friday, October 13, 2017

Many, if not all, violations and workplace accidents are preventable. With training from ARAU Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) courses designed for auto recyclers to effectively manage and document safety and environmental compliance training for your workforce.  >> read more

OSHA 2016 Injury and Illness Recordkeeping Deadline is February 1

Matthew Snyder - Friday, October 13, 2017

On February 1 of each year, the OSHA Recordkeeping Standard requires employers to post OSHA Form 300A — a summary of all workplace injuries and illnesses from the previous year — in their facilities. Remember that it must be posted so that it’s visible to current employees and to potential job applicants. The form must stay posted until April 30, 2016.  >> read more

Support the Bi-Annual ARA Educational Foundation

Matthew Snyder - Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Auto recycling educational programs is the sole mission of ARA Educational Foundation (ARAEF). Our voluntary board of dedicated directors is comprised of auto recyclers and respected industry leaders.   >> read more

Learning Management System Upgrade

Matthew Snyder - Thursday, June 16, 2016

ARA University new learning management system upgrade is live. ARAU Enrolled company employee course records have all been moved to the new LMS.  >> read more

Forklift Safety: Simple Mistakes Can Cause Tragedy

Matthew Snyder - Tuesday, March 29, 2016

- Written by Eric Schmitz, Vice President of Product and Business Development at KPA.
Does your facility have storage space or a warehouse? Do you utilize forklifts? Do your personnel and your forklifts share the same space throughout the day? Chances are, the answer is yes. And although forklifts can make tasks easier and more time efficient, they can also cause serious injury. When talking with a colleague a few days ago, he recalled an incident that happened at a warehouse that drew a lot of attention and concern. Whether you work at a dealership or another facility with a warehouse, this story will help you better understand how you can avoid a similar incident before it occurs and damages your business:  >> read more

Training Tool Box

Matthew Snyder - Tuesday, March 29, 2016

"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough" Albert Einstein

“Most owners/managers seem to feel that training employees is a job that should be left to others. I, on the other hand, strongly believe that the owners/ managers should do it themselves.” Ginny Whelan, ARA University  >> read more

UL Training Videos

Matthew Snyder - Tuesday, March 29, 2016

We wanted to share our latest UL training videos with you and your team.  >> read more

Facility Safety Plan

Matthew Snyder - Monday, September 21, 2015

Be sure to checkout our PowerPoint about Facility Safety Plans. Download PowerPoint   >> read more