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Collision Repair Campaign - Trainings

The following are resources for training related to the Auto Body industry.

DfE Auto Refinishing Best Practices Outreach Kit: The Kit contains best practices checklists for each auto refinish activity, fact sheets, case studies, health and safety information, lists of manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, and other useful information for shop owners and technicians.
Virtual Reality Training System (PDF) (2pp, 2.3MB) - The Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) at the University of Northern Iowa has created a Virtual Paint training system. Now, without ever using a drop of paint or generating an ounce of hazardous waste, spray technicians can develop and refine their spray painting skills. For more information, contact the IWRC at 319-277-4668 or
Spray Painting Efficiency Training (STAR) Exit EPA Disclaimer - The Spray Technique Analysis and Research (STARŪ) program was developed by the Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) at the University of Northern Iowa. The STARŪ program is dedicated to improving the overall efficiency of manual spray coating operations by enhancing the techniques of spray technicians around the country.
CCAR-GreenlinkŪ virtual auto body shop Exit EPA Disclaimer - Provides easy access to valuable health, safety, environmental, and technical links
Video/Multimedia Exit EPA Disclaimer- Developed by the Boston Public Health Commission, these videos provide information on protecting your environment, your employees, and your business.
ICAR online Training Exit EPA Disclaimer- Developed by I-CAR, this training provides information on hazardous airborne pollutant reduction, steel unitized structures technology repair, hybrid electric alternative fuel vehicles, and more.
EPA's Tools for Schools: These tools are a comprehensive resource designed to help schools maintain a healthy environment in school buildings by identifying, correcting, and preventing IAQ problems.
Training videos Exit EPA Disclaimer- These training videos, which are developed by the California Department of Substrate Control, promote cost effective methods for auto body and paint shops to reduce waste and emissions, improve compliance with environmental regulations and reduce operating costs.

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