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Standardize An Effective Lockout/Tagout Program – Part 2

Suggested steps to establishment of an effective lockout/tagout program This procedure, developed by OSHA, establishes the minimum requirements for the lockout of energy isolating devices whenever maintenance or servicing is done on machines or equipment. Ensure the machine or equipment is stopped, isolated from all potentially hazardous energy sources and locked out before employees perform any servicing or maintenance where the unexpected energization or start-up of the machine or equipment or release of stored energy could cause injury. […]

By | August 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Standardize An Effective Lockout/Tagout Program – Part 2

Standardize An Effective Lockout/Tagout Program – Part 1

Understanding components of an effective lockout/tagout program In order to protect employees from hazardous energy sources on machines and equipment during service and maintenance, OSHA has established lockout/tagout standards. Employers have the flexibility to develop an energy control program suited to the needs of their workplace. Employees Need to Know Lockout/tagout is simply completed by affixing appropriate devices to energy-isolating devices and de-energizing machines and equipment. Employees must be trained to ensure they understand and follow the hazardous energy control procedures.  This program should cover the aspects of the company’s energy control program, each employee’s role within the program and address OSHA’s standards related to each specific issue. […]

By | August 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Standardize An Effective Lockout/Tagout Program – Part 1

RTA Experiences Third Generation of Ownership

Josh and Anjuli Turley Continue Legacy Established by Ron and Larry Turley FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7, 2017, Glendale, Arizona - Ron Turley Associates, Inc. (“RTA”), one of the fleet maintenance software industry’s leading providers, announces new ownership.   Josh Turley, CEO, and his wife Anjuli have purchased the company from Kim Turley, taking RTA [...]

By | August 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on RTA Experiences Third Generation of Ownership

4 Activities To Do at PWX 2017

This show has it all!  Join RTA at this year's American Public Works Association Expo - PWX 2017. From education sessions to an exhibit floor full of vendors excited to show you the latest solutions to improve your department's operation, there's alot to do and see at this year's PWX 2017. Make plans today to [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 Activities To Do at PWX 2017

5 Questions To Ask When Researching Fleet Maintenance Software

What you should be asking your fleet maintenance software company In an age where there are hundreds of technology companies in business, it is important that you get to know your fleet management software company and how they will partner with your organization.  Here are 5 questions you should ask when learning more about fleet maintenance software and how a company’s solution can fit your needs. […]

By | July 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Questions To Ask When Researching Fleet Maintenance Software

4 Crucial Parts of an Emergency Response Plan

Developing an emergency response plan is vital for the safety and welfare of any organization.  Ensuring staff understands the basics of what to do when a specific hazardous situation occurs is crucial for the livelihood of your business. Identify goals, objectives, and procedures of the plan and communicate this on a routine basis to your [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 Crucial Parts of an Emergency Response Plan

Ron Turley Associates, Inc. (“RTA”) Announces New Release

RTA Releases Version 7.2.1 RTA, an industry leader of fleet management software, announces the release of RTA Version 7.2.1. "RTA's clients enjoy the frequency of the immediate impact releases allowing improved usage of the added benefits RTA provides.  Mechanics, supervisors, and management are able to maximize usage of the RTA system to its fullest extent," [...]

By | July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ron Turley Associates, Inc. (“RTA”) Announces New Release

4 Essential Items Fleet Managers Must Track

When it comes to running a shop, there are numerous details that simply cannot be overlooked.  Let's take a look at the top four.  Is your shop effectively tracking the most important items? Safety First and foremost is safety.  When a staff is not operating in a safe manner, neither is the equipment.  Start by implementing a [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|fleet management, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 Essential Items Fleet Managers Must Track

Registration Opens for RTA Connect 2018

Registration Now Open for RTA's Annual Users' Conference Receive personalized training, attend breakout and networking sessions, hear featured speakers, experience what's new with the RTA fleet management software solution and much more. We have established special die-hard registration pricing until September 30, 2017.  Check it out here. Explore all RTA Connect has to offer. Click here to learn [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Registration Opens for RTA Connect 2018

Top 5 Qualities of a Great Fleet Manager

Here are 5 qualities of a great fleet manager. Have you ever thought about what it takes to be a great fleet manager and the qualities one must possess? Based on years of interaction with fleet management professionals, here are the top 5 qualities of a great fleet manager we’ve witnessed time-and-time-again. Leadership By Example A fleet manager must be an effective leader and one of the main traits is to lead by example.  A leader serves.  He/she serves those around them, on any level.  Whether it is an employee, a customer, a supervisor, or political figure.  Leaders inspire each of us to improve and do our daily best. Leaders have vision and embrace the future.  They create change and are not fearful of it.  Leaders understand they are role models and do their best to fulfill that role daily. Leaders show respect.  They value their team’s contributions and work hard to create a winning atmosphere which rewards each individual’s accomplishments. […]

By | June 28th, 2017|fleet management|0 Comments

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