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Auto body shops and garages put workers at risk
Posted by Julia G on
Unless you live in the urban jungle, cars have become a necessity in North America - back in 2014, there were more than 260 million registered passenger vehicles in the United States. When these vehicles need repairs, car owners often go to independently owned auto body shops or garages. These businesses can employ from one to up to 100 workers, and the nature of these small businesses means the level of risk may vary a lot from one shop to the next.Chemical exposures a real risk The nature of car repairs dictates that mechanics and auto body...
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