General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Dec 2016

OSHA Fact Sheet: Filing Whistleblower Complaints under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21 st Century Act (MAP-21) (PDF)

MAP-21 protects workers of automobile manufacturers, part suppliers and car dealerships who have been fired or otherwise retaliated against for providing information about motor vehicle defects or violations of motor vehicle safety standards.

Dec 2009

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety:Safety Hazards - Garages

Choose from the subtopics listed on the left sidebar relating to all aspects of garage and automotive work including autobody repair, fuel safety, servicing vehicles and more as provided by CCOHS.

Aug 2008

Environment, Health and Safety Online: Automotive Repair Shops, Resources for Environmental and Safety Compliance

Links to web resources addressing best shop practices, high- volume, low pressure spray guns, supplied-air respirators, and health and safety programs.

Aug 2008

OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Autobody Repair and Refinishing

Workers in autobody shops are potentially exposed to a variety of chemical and physical hazards. This site provides information on relevant OSHA regulations, examples of hazards and solutions and additional sources of information.