OSHA’s Top 10 Violations

Fiscal Year 2017 Preliminary List The preliminary list of OSHA’s Top 10 Violations for Fiscal Year 2017 looks almost identical to recent years.  You will find a piece briefly addressing each listing starting at number 10 Electrical – Wiring Methods and working up to number 1 Fall Protection.  The top 10 is shown below. Fall […]

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Technology / Big Data

The Give and Take for Garage Business Owners Technology and Big Data touch Garage Operations creating opportunities and challenges at the same time. In this blog you will be provided some gives and takes from the perspective of most Garage Business Operators. Cars with Automated Driving Levels 2, 3, 4 & 5 (SAE International Standard […]

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Discrimination / Sexual Harassment

An Essential Risk for Garage Business Owners to Handle Employment Practices Liability (EPL) is an insurance technical term for Discrimination and Sexual Harassment.  This is often treated as an optional coverage by the insurance industry for Garage Business Owners.   From my experience working with automotive aftermarket business owners, you are more than 10 times likely […]

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Attracting talent to the auto technician field

Intrepid Direct Insurance is announcing an initiative to attract talent to the Auto Aftermarket.  As members of the automotive aftermarket industry, we all know the need to attract much more talent for the future. Why we need much more talent? The global Auto Aftermarket is projected to exceed $1 Trillion US dollars in five years.* […]

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