Guidelines for Vehicle Lift Safety

Feb 06, 2014

Vehicle lifts are commonly found at AWANE member facilities. They are valuable tools that assist technicians in performing repairs safely and efficiently. However, if used improperly, vehicles can fall from the lift and the consequences are too heavy to... Read more →

Small Businesses Face Skyrocketing Health Costs

Feb 01, 2014

Many people are still bracing for the effects of the Affordable Care Act. However, there are countless small businesses being impacted daily by their renewals and the associated rates. In many cases, health insurance premiums are significantly higher because of Obamacare. The video clip below gives a close look... Read more →

Welding Safety and Protection

Jan 28, 2014

If you are in the automotive, roads and fuel industry, chances are, like many of our AICC program members, you have a welding operation on site. Certified welders will have gone through mandatory training courses on safe work practices, but it’s important that... Read more →

Developing an Effective Safety and Health Management System

Jan 23, 2014

The best Safety and Health Management Systems (S&HMS) involve every level of the organization, instilling a safety culture that reduces accidents for workers and improves the bottom line for managers. When safety and health are part of the organization and a way of life, everyone wins. Read more →

Workers' Compensation: 3 Things To Watch For in 2014

Jan 21, 2014

With significant private business trends and public policy landscape changes on the horizon, it’s a good time for employers to take a look at their workers’ compensation provisions. As we previously outlined for employee benefits, there are many factors that are already starting to impact benefits coverage across... Read more →