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Over the past 20 years, the automotive industry has seen an explosion in the use of plastic body fastening clips, also known as trim or push retainers. From body trim, undercarriage splash panels and engine bay covers, to interior panels, such as door and dash, these little wonders have replaced hundreds of metal screws and bolts throughout vehicles.
This year’s event will take place May 4-6, giving you more than enough time to make sure you’re prepared. Inspectors will be capturing data on two key categories, corresponding to the two main inspection categories of the North American Standard Level I Inspection – driver operating requirements and vehicle mechanical fitness.
Mechanical repair shops, bodywork facilities, machine shops, fleet garages and more can all benefit from a good spring cleaning regimen. Considering what’s to be gained.
Road safety is all about keeping people safe, keeping the vehicle safe and keeping the load safe. One of the best ways to improve safety is to have a more visible presence while on the road. Having a well-lit truck isn’t just a moving light show for the other vehicles on the road. Proper vehicle lighting alerts other drivers to your presence and acts as a visual cue to keep them alert – for their safety and yours.
You are ready for adventure, but is your RV up to the challenge? Before hitting the road, it's important to make sure your rig is ready for the season. We compiled a list of maintenance checks that should be performed on your RV, to help ensure a safe, worry-free camping season ahead.
In most instances, people suffer injuries to their eyes for some of the simplest reasons. They don’t think they need to wear protective eyewear. Wearing protective gear is optional at their place of work. Eyewear is worn, but it doesn’t provide adequate protection. Simple steps anyone can employ to prevent eye injuries aren’t followed.
According to estimates from OSHA, there may be as many as 650,000 hazardous chemical products at work in the United States. These products are put to use manufacturing goods, cleaning and disinfecting work surfaces, producing other chemicals and performing a variety of other tasks. How do you stay safe working around these chemicals?
Most automobiles and light trucks licensed for use on public roadways are equipped with both primary service brakes and emergency brakes, also known as parking brakes. Though all part of stopping and staying stopped, each is a separate system and serves a specific purpose.
If you think all disposable gloves are alike, you might be letting a better solution slip through your fingers. In these unprecedented times, have you given much thought to the disposable gloves you use in your business? If not, you really should start.
When looking for the right kind of shovel to meet your needs, you might find yourself a little intimidated at first. Some shovels are meant for very specific duties, while others are general-duty workhorses. There are different blade designs, widths and lengths along with a plethora of materials, shaft lengths, weights and a host of other considerations.