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INDUSTRY NEWS AND HELPFUL INFORMATION

Service Specialists Association is dedicated to being a primary resource for members as well as non-members throughout the industry. Our carefully curated articles below are updated regularly, and will provide all the information you need to stay in the know. If you have additional questions or requests, don’t hesitate to reach out.

 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ISSUES TEMPORARY ENFORCEMENT GUIDANCE FOR RESPIRATOR FIT-TESTING IN HEALTHCARE DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

March 14, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Following President Donald J. Trump’s memorandum on the availability of respirators during the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued new temporary guidance regarding the enforcement of OSHA’s Respiratory Protection standard. This guidance is aimed at ensuring healthcare workers have full access to needed N95 respiratory protection in light of anticipated shortages.

TECHNOLOGY AND MAINTENANCE COUNCIL (TMC) ANNUAL MEETING RECAP.

February 2020 Atlanta, Ge

Here is a recap of the Technology and Maintenance Council Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

2020 MERITOR INSTRUCTOR LED TRAINING CALENDAR!

January 28, 2020

The technical training provided will equip and prepare you with the knowledge to properly maintain and service the Meritor products on your equipment.

To sign up, please visit the BullPen at www.meritorbullpen.com, click on the Instructor Led Training button to view and register online.

THE NEW AIR BRAKE BOOK!

January 15, 2020

The 10th edition of the Air Brake Book adds an update on air disc brake market penetration and the pros and cons fleets should consider as they explore the newer brake technology, as well as a chapter on the important role that drivers play in developing comprehensive brake preventive maintenance practices. So find out what’s new and download your FREE copy of The Air Brake Book today!

EMPLOYERS WHO ELECTRONICALLY SUBMIT OSHA FORM 300A MUST PROVIDE AN EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER AS OF JAN. 2, 2020.

December 19, 2019

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13.5% OF CMVS INSPECTED DURING 2019 BRAKE SAFETY WEEK WERE REMOVED FROM ROADWAYS FOR BRAKE-RELATED VIOLATIONS

November 12, 2019

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WHY JOIN AN SSA?

Published April 21, 2019

Often asked the question, why should I join SSA? What value does joining give me?
Here's some highlights of being an SSA member.