Items Tagged with 'safety'


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From Shoes to Cell Phones, Commercial Dealers Share Safety Tips

Over the past four years a group of commercial tire dealers has set aside competition in the name of improving safety across their businesses, as well as the whole industry. At this year’s Safety Leadership Summit, the group included more than 40 representatives of tire dealerships and industry suppliers and leaders, and they covered everything from cell phones to cribbing to shoes.

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Bob Sumerel Tire Takes the Lead in Sound Safety

Tire Dealer Works With OSHA & Soundtrace to Monitor Noise

OSHA. Those four letters strike a special kind of fear — or even disdain — in the minds of plenty of tire dealers. After nearly 50 years in the transportation industry, including the last 23 at Bob Sumerel Tire Co., Bob Hickey has decided it doesn’t have to be that way. 

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Commercial Tire Dealers Share Best Safety Practices

“There’s no competition when it comes to safety.” That has become the backbone and unofficial motto of the Safety Leadership Summit, an initiative led by and involving some of the nation’s largest commercial tire dealerships. In October 35 safety personnel gathered near Charlotte, N.C., to share best practices and ideas on how to make their employees, workplaces and the industry as a whole, safer.

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