A Matter of Record
Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
Last August, a Pennsylvania man was performing mechanical work underneath a vehicle when one of the jack stands collapsed. He was crushed by the car and pronounced dead at the scene.
A couple of months later, two Indianapolis men suffered serious burns when the car they were working on caught fire, causing the gas tank to explode.
These are not isolated incidents; they’re just two of the hundreds of serious accidents and injuries that happen in body shops across the country every year. When thinking about all of the potential hazards in a shop environment, it’s a wonder why employees aren’t better trained on safety issues they face every day.
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