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New Safety and Health Bulletin Focuses on Small Tire Repair

June 1, 2004

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) published a new Safety and Health Bulletins in May to highlight specific workplace hazards. Hazards while Servicing Light Truck, Automobile, and other Small Tires was designed for service station and other tire repair shops to alert managers and workers of hazards associated with the repair of light truck and automobile tires, according to the National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA). OSHA's Hartford, Conn. area office has investigated numerous serious injuries and one fatality that occurred during the repair of small tires. Most incidents have occurred when workers attempt to service mismatched tires and rims. The bulletin describes the most prevalent hazards found in this line of work and offers recommendations to ensure safe tire servicing procedures are followed, according to NAFA. The bulletin is available at
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