Transmission Jacks

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PDF Button Auto Dealership Safety – Transmission Jacks Lifting hazards exist throughout an automotive service area.  Technicians can face lifting hazards when changing tires, moving heavy equipment or a variety of other situations.  Another of the more hazardous situations occurs when a transmission or differential must be removed from the vehicle and moved to another…

Transmission Flush Equipment

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PDF Button Auto Dealership Safety – Transmission Flush Equipment One common maintenance requirement for all cars and trucks is a transmission service. Some manufacturers require a transmission service every 20,000 miles, while others say it can wait until 30,000 miles. Whatever the manufacturer’s requirement may be, servicing a transmission can be a messy undertaking, creating…

Tool Chest & Tools

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PDF Button Auto Dealership Safety – Tool Chest & Tools Each mechanic in an automobile service department has his or her own tool chest.  Tool Chests come in several different shapes and sizes and steel toolboxes can be divided into three classes – hand boxes, chests and cabinets.           Things to remember about Toolboxes, Chests and…

Respiratory Protection

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PDF Button Auto Dealership Safety – Respiratory Protection Respirators are among the most important pieces of protective equipment for working in hazardous environments. Selecting the right respirator requires an assessment of all the workplace operations, processes or environment that may create a respiratory hazard. The identity of the hazard and its airborne concentrations need to…

Pressure Washers

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PDF Button Auto Dealership Safety – Pressure Washers One tool common to automotive and truck detail departments is the pressure washer.  Pressure washers can help keep new vehicles and trucks looking new, and make old vehicles and trucks so clean that they look like they just came off of a showroom floor. Pressure washers come…

Press

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PDF Button Auto Dealership Safety – Press In almost all-automobile service departments, bearing presses are used.  Bearing presses are ideal for a multitude of jobs including pressing bearings and u-joints, and bending or straightening gears and bushings.  Bearing presses are operated with either air hydraulics or manual hydraulic operations.  Examples of Light Duty and Heavy Duty presses…

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