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California Employers Face Great Liability Under AB1897, November 2014

Background:  Many dealerships use a subcontractor on premises to wash automobiles and for other operations.  Current law regulates the terms and conditions of employment and establishes specified obligations of employer and employees.  Dealers can control the liability by having the subcontractor work under a written contract that indemnifies the dealership and also, provide the dealership […]

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Hexane Shexane, July 2002

Recently, newsletters have been circulating to auto industries highlighting the toxic effects of hexane, a chemical commonly found in brake cleaners.  The toxic effects such as peripheral neuropathy (damage to nerves) from exposure to n-hexane have been known for over two decades.  The safe exposure limits for hexane specified by governmental agencies has also been […]

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