The Automotive Retailers Association and their BC Auto Recyclers Division have released their EVFriendly Programto train and certify the Automotive Recycling Industry.
The BC Auto Recyclers Division, in partnership with WorkSafeBC, have also developed health and safety guidelinesfor the safe handling of electric vehicles and high voltage batteries.
- OHS Responsibilities and Industry-Supported Safe Work Practices for the Handling, Dismantling, Storage and Transportation of Electric Vehicles and High Voltage Batteries
- Moving a Hybrid or BEV Manually on the Ground or with a Forklift
- Dismantling a Hybrid or BEV and Removing HV Battery
The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) have updated their Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Technology Guide. This Guide will train your team to safely process potentially dangerous material and avoid the hazards they create so they can make the best choices when dismantling these vehicles in your facility! You can access the Guide here – ARA University.
The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) Responsible Battery Work Group provides a forum for automakers and suppliers to work together to advance responsible management of advanced vehicle batteries. SP has collected a variety of publicly available resources that may be helpful to recyclers, re-purposers and other stakeholders seeking additional information regarding proper handling and disposal of end-of-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries. You can access this resource here – Suppliers Partnership.