Guy standing on ladder in a tire shop

Ladder Safety: 5 Rules

Falls are the leading cause of deaths in and around the home.  The National safety council notes that over 6,000 people die from falls in and around the home each…

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Tire shop safety goggles

Tire Shop Gear & Safety

Safety Gear You Should Wear in the Tire Shop Gloves to avoid burns when engines and other auto parts get extremely hot Safety goggles to prevent eye injury while working…

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Deer in truck headlights

Deer Rutting Season: 9 Driving Tips

CAUTION: Deer Crossing... Deer breeding season is once again upon us, AKA "The Rut".  This is a time when deer are increasingly on the move; a dangerous time for drivers.…

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Tire Shop

Shop & Service Truck Safety: 5 Quick Tips

General Make sure interior floors are clean, orderly, and free of fall hazards. Store hazardous waste safely with no spills or disposal issues. Make sure storage areas are neat, secure,…

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PPE example in commercial tire industry

PPE: Protect Your Head, Face & Eyes

Protecting your head, face and eyes are critical in many careers. So common Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) practices include wearing: Safety Glasses, Safety Goggles, Face Shields and/or Helmets. Once PPE…

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Commercial truck wheels

Torque: The Key to Early Wheel Fatigue

Commercial vehicles operating under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) must meet the Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) program. Cracked wheels, rusty components, loose or missing wheel fasteners, and elongated…

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Man fell down the stairs at work

Slips, Trips & Falls – Prevent Workplace Injury

OSHA maintains general industry regulations on walking/working surfaces that guard against hazards including clutter, protruding objects and wet conditions. These hazards can harm everyone in a facility, regardless of title…

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Safety footwear in commercial tire environment

Safety Footwear: 7 Recommended Situations

Outfitting employees with appropriate footwear reduce injuries. Protecting employees' feet with good industrial footwear cuts lost work hours, improves productivity, and heightens morale. To abide by federal regulations adopted and…

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Hub and stud pilots used to secure commercial tires

Hub and Stud Pilot Systems: Know the Facts

While almost all aluminum alloy  

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commercial truck tires

Proper Jacking Techniques: 10 Simple Steps

According to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) data,  jacking, lifting and supporting tractors and trailers has resulted in more fatal accidents than any other aspect of

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