industry insight – automotive service

industry insight – automotive service

RetailFirst – Workers’ comp for the automobile service industry

The automotive service industry is revving up to face new challenges and growth. Suppliers, automakers and dealers employ over 200,000 people in Florida, and nearly 8 million people nationwide. While you focus on the technology and environmental concerns that are at the forefront of this ever-changing industry, RetailFirst will help manage your safety risks.

Workers’ compensation is a significant, worthwhile cost for most auto service companies. The heavy equipment, harsh chemicals and hazards involved in this industry often create unique safety challenges for business owners. RetailFirst can help. For more than 30 years, our safety programs have successfully helped raise automotive service employees’ awareness of workplace safety.

Industry Risks

  • Burns and scalds
  • Chemical hazards
  • Cuts and lacerations
  • Fire safety
  • Lift and equipment maintenance
  • Office safety
  • Slips and falls
  • Sprains and strains
  • Vehicle safety

RetailFirst Solution

Our loss control consultants partner with you to implement safety programs that prevent accidents and identify potential problems. RetailFirst is driven to help you keep employees on the job, safe and working.

Here’s what you can expect from RetailFirst’s safety professionals:

  • A safety survey and evaluation report designed for your business
  • Industry-specific employee safety awareness and training including lift safety and maintenance, forklift safety training, Hazard Communication and Right-to-Know training.
  • Customizable safety posters, toolbox topics and payroll stuffers geared toward safety
  • Safety webinars for staff meetings or one-on-one training
  • Advice on automotive service safety for multiple departments
  • Help creating a workplace safety program and/or a drug-free workplace program 
  • Analysis of injuries to identify trends
  • Tools and resources to create your own return-to-work program 




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