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Auto Shops

Auto repair and body shops are an important part of a community, providing needed services and jobs. However, they also use many substances that pose a hazard to workers and can potentially pollute the environment. TURI helps auto shops reduce the use of toxic chemicals by offering technical assistance and grants. 

Read about projects with auto body shops supported by TURI grants.

Lawrence Fire Department: Toxics Use Reduction with Auto Body and Repair Shops

The Lawrence Fire Department's Fire Prevention Bureau visited over 100 auto body and repair shops to conduct a safety assessment and educate the shop about toxics use reduction. Read more...

Safer Auto and Body Shops Projects

The Boston Public Health Commission and the City of Watertown worked with auto body and repair shops to replace toxic chemicals. Read more...