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Women-Friendly Workplaces

How to make your workplace work for everyone. by Andrea Jacques, Kyosei Consulting Inc. Navigating today’s work environment, especially in trades like automotive repair, brings a unique set of challenges and opportunities. With women representing a mere 1% of employees in skilled trade positions, and a hefty portion of the workforce heading towards retirement, it’s

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ARA and RoadSafetyBC Collaborate for Major Upgrades to Lien Regulation

The ARA and RoadSafetyBC Spearhead Progressive Updates in Vehicle Impoundment The ARA is pleased to announce a significant update to the Lien on Impounded Motor Vehicle Regulation (Lien Regulation) in collaboration with RoadSafetyBC. We are proud to share that this development is a culmination of our years-long partnership with RoadSafetyBC, working to implement much-needed improvements

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Artificial Intelligence in the Estimating Processes

Will the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) pose a risk to the collision repair industry, or will it enhance the overall quality of service? by David Ribeiro There are moments in history when we can identify updates that change the industry forever. The adoption of unibody construction and the implementation of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS)

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WorkSafeBC Urges Employers to Protect Workers from Smoke Exposure

As wildfires continue to affect B.C.’s Southern Interior, employers and workers must remain vigilant about the potential health risks posed by smoke exposure, such as respiratory illness and eye irritation. by WorkSafeBC “Breathing in smoke can be dangerous for workers, as it is a form of air pollution that contains a complex mixture of harmful

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