Safety Tips

Automotive Dealerships and COVID-19: Safety Q&A

2020-03-31T09:21:31-04:00March 31st, 2020|Automotive Industry News, COVID-19 Updates, Safety Tips|

There are many challenges car dealerships face when it comes to operating their business during the Coronavirus pandemic, while at the same time ensuring the safety of their employees and customers. An effective strategy for a dealership to use [...]

DOL Resources to Help Workers During COVID-19

2020-03-25T09:02:39-04:00March 25th, 2020|Employee Benefits Legislation, General Industry News, Legislative News, Safety Tips|

A number of resources both employers and workers can use to combat issues presented by the COVID-19 crisis are being provided by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The DOL's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides several of [...]

Safety Tips: The Move-Over Law in Massachusetts Can Save Lives

2020-02-25T16:17:26-05:00February 25th, 2020|Safety Tips|

“Move Over Law” went into effect in Massachusetts on March 22, 2009. The goal of this law aims to make all emergency personal, such as police, firefighters, paramedics, and tow truck drivers safer on the job. The law requires [...]

Massachusetts’ Hands-Free Driving Law to Take Effect on February 23, 2020

2020-02-22T14:41:47-05:00February 22nd, 2020|Legislative News, Massachusetts News, Safety Tips|

Massachusetts’ new hands-free driving law takes effect this Sunday, February 23rd. The law, signed by Governor Charlie Baker in November, is intended to reduce the number of distracted driving injuries and deaths in the state. It imposes penalties enforced [...]

Tips in Prevention: Mechanic Dies After Vehicle Lift Accident

2020-01-14T18:09:22-05:00January 14th, 2020|Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

We wanted to share with you the sad story of an auto mechanic who was severely injured when a vehicle fell off a lift and onto him at a repair shop last fall, and eventually passed away from his [...]

Auto Dealership Service Departments Work to Reduce Risks As Shop Injuries Rise

2020-01-06T19:26:31-05:00January 6th, 2020|Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

When a fire ripped through an Alabama dealership's service department in 2017, killing three shop employees and injuring two others, the accident was a grim reminder that auto repair is dangerous and poses numerous daily risks. The headline-grabbing incident [...]

Snow and Ice Safety: Good Tires are Critical to Safety on the Roads

2019-12-02T11:41:24-05:00December 2nd, 2019|Safety Tips|

Much of the country has gotten their first snow of the season. As ice and snow coated the roads, it's important to make sure your tires are in top shape. Tires sometimes get overlooked – until they go flat – [...]