OSHA Safety Compliance for Self-Serve Facilities

OSHA Safety Compliance for Self-Serve Facilities

Following key safety protocols ensures self-service facilities are safe for all. By Sue Schauls The ARA Certified Auto Recyclers (CAR) program is asked about safety rules for self-serve facilities every year. The bottom line on OSHA safety compliance is that the same...
Making the Grade

Making the Grade

By Sue Schauls It’s a great time to be an automotive recycler! Seems everyone wants to go green, including the insurance adjusters. We keep hearing that more recycled parts are included in the thousands of repair estimates and orders written every day. The challenge...
Certification Basics

Certification Basics

Becoming a certified auto recycler has never been easier. By Sue Schauls Becoming an ARA Certified Auto Recycler (CAR) member has never been easier! 2023 is a self-audit year for CAR with Recall, High Voltage Vehicles and Gold Seal certification in a single...
Psychological First Aid & Workplace Mental Health

Psychological First Aid & Workplace Mental Health

By Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP Positive workplace mental health is important because it allows individuals to cope with challenges, even good ones, and setbacks in their lives, both at work and at home and ultimately be safer and more productive workers. In recent...
GOLD SEAL Recall Certification Checklist

GOLD SEAL Recall Certification Checklist

Certification is increasingly important. Here is a look at the facility standards for the Gold Seal program’s recall protocols. Find out where you rank! From the ARA Certification Committee The Gold Seal certified facility conducts a VIN check for safety system...