Bridgestone Americas Inc.'s off-the-road (OTR) tire plant in Bloomington, Ill., has been recertified for continued participation in the Illinois Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program as a Star participant.
With the North American Tire & Retread Expo just around the corner, two speakers have been added to the “Commercial Track” agenda.
There are many good reasons to cultivate a culture of safety in a tire dealership. It will help keep employees injury-free and able to perform their duties. It will help keep the shop in compliance with the United States Department of Labor’s (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations. It is also important for liability and insurance purposes.
Registration for the 2014 Off-the-Road Tire Conference already has set a record -- and it doesn't start until Feb. 19! The four-day conference, sponsored by the Tire Industry Association (TIA), will be held at the Marco Island Marriott Resort & Golf Club in Naples, Fla.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is seeking comments from all segments of the tire industry regarding a proposal from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses,” in part by making the data available to the public.
I didn’t really feel the impact of the government shutdown when it started on Oct. 1, 2013. I knew government offices would close, but “critical services” like air traffic controllers and food inspectors would stay on the job.
Looking back on my 30 years in the tire business as a trainee and trainer, there are an infinite number of things that I would have done differently. As a young technician working for my dad, I took far too many chances and exercised far too little caution when handling inflated tires. I got lucky more than once. And when I became his unofficial trainer, I did little more than stop a few techs from hurting themselves. Barely.
The 2012 schedule for Certified Commercial Tire Service (CTS) Instructor Classes is out. Run by the Tire Industry Association (TIA), they begin Feb. 28 in Denver, Colo.
High-resolution versions of the new OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) truck tire charts have been posted on the agency’s website.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is helping the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) get the word out about truck tire service guidelines.
The Warren County, Tenn., plant of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) has been recognized with the Volunteer Safety Through Accountability and Recognition (STAR) award.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. and two of its maintenance contractors with 25 safety violations at the company's Tupelo, Miss., plant.
To celebrate National Tire Safety Week this week, Michelin Americas Truck Tires (MATT) and the Tire Industry Association (TIA) have produced a comprehensive truck tire training video for fleet operators, tire shop managers and maintenance technicians.