CSI Blog And News

Tires

Jail Time? May 2004

There are a few acts of omission or commission by the management that can get them to jail, i.e., the act is considered criminal in nature.  Consider the case where a hoist in the shop is “jumping” (mal-functioning).  The technician walks into the office of the Service Manager and informs that the hoist is not […]

Read more

New Tires, Old News, August 2003

The National Transport and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 (15 USC 1381) requires all manufacturers of tires to provide tire registration forms to every distributor and dealer of its tires which offer new tires for sale.  The law also unequivocally and unambiguously requires each independent dealer selling new tires to provide tire purchasers at […]

Read more

Investigate Accidents, Log 300, Workers’ Compensation, etc., April 2002

Investigate Accidents:  Save Money & Fight Fraud A prompt, accurate and thoughtful accident investigation can, simply stated, save money and fight fraud.  First, it is state law that mandates that an employer investigate each accident and take corrective measures to prevent repetition of accidents.  Secondly, a written investigation report can be reviewed by senior management […]

Read more

Tires, Money, Rules, etc., April 2001

Tires – Keep on Trucking Late last year, the California legislature made significant changes to the California Tire Fee and used tire management programs.  These issues were dealt in detail in our November 2000 newsletter.  As part of the law enacted in late 2000, the regulating agency, California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB) has developed […]

Read more

Fluorescent Lamps, Tire Fees, SCAQMD Requirements, etc., November 2000

Bright Idea? You cannot dump your fluorescent lamps into the dumpster any more!  The US EPA has made changes to waste rules applying to spent mercury-containing light bulbs that requires recycling of these lamps and prohibit landfill disposal. The rule has been adopted to reduce the disposal of mercury containing wastes into landfills.  Mercury is […]

Read more