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Move in May

by Brian England on Tue, May 15, 2018

We are in the middle of May, have you boosted your outdoor activity level yet? 

The shift to warmer weather has many of us focused on enjoying more outdoor activities. In fact, May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and this week is National Women's Health Week.  Getting active is a great way to give your health a boost!

If you are procrastinating on getting your outside activities in gear, a fun event that can get you moving is Bike to Work Day.  It is this Friday, May 18, 2018. If you are in Howard County, the primary event for Howard County takes place at the Whole Foods Parking lot in downtown Columbia from 7 AM to 9 AM.

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Topics: Local Health Improvement Coalition, healthy

Preventing Falls in the Auto Shop and At Home

by Brian England on Tue, Apr 10, 2018

This is the second article in a series we are producing entitled "Looking Out For You and Your Car."

At BA Auto Care we are all about prevention.  We encourage all of our customers to practice preventive maintenance on their vehicles, and we put quality control processes in place to prevent mistakes. But our prevention efforts don't stop at cars.Having a safe working environment for our employees is just as important as doing a job right the first time. For two decades, back in the shop, we have used a simple reusable 2’ by 2’ mat to soak up spills and reduce the chance of falls. We also keep our work bays clean. Not only does this "look nice," but what's more important is that it helps to prevent falls. Taking steps to ensure a safer workplace makes good business sense because it means our work force stays healthy and our workman’s compensation rates stay low. Having a staff of reliable, healthy employees means we can provide you with affordable quality automotive service and repair. 

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Topics: fall prevention, HCLHIC, Howard County, Local Health Improvement Coalition, auto shop safety

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When it comes to auto service we believe that excellent customer service is all about information and relationships. The more you know about automotive services, the easier it is to have a good relationship with your auto shop because you understand exactly what's happening with your car. We hope this blog will help to facilitate a good relationship with your auto shop, whether it's BA Auto Care or any other shop. We're happy to provide you with great information about auto service, repairs, and a few other topics we love.

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