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Member Training SpotLight

"When people see the TIA symbol and see the words Tire Industry Association, they automatically think professional, trained, safe and committed to doing things the right way."

TIA recently had the opportunity to catch up with Tania Flynn-Warminkski and Brian Krepps of Flynn’s Tire to gain some insight into why they participate in TIA training. 

TIA:  What TIA training programs does your company participate in?

Flynn’s:  We participate in Automotive Tire Service at both the basic and certified levels and certified Commercial Tire Service.

TIA:  Is TIA training mandatory for all new hires? 

Flynn’s:  Yes, all new hires who change tires or sell tires on a retail or commercial level are required to participate in TIA training.

TIA:  Why do you feel TIA training is important?

Flynn’s:  The TIA is tire industry specific training…it focuses on tires and tire safety. The Senior Vice President of Training, Kevin Rohlwing understands the industry. READ MORE

Training For Fleets

Companies that wish to provide OSHA compliance training for new hires and experienced technicians using an in-house program without certification can participate in the Fleet Tire Service Program (200 Level). This is a 4-hour video/workbook training program that can be conducted by a company-designated instructor. The instructor uses the TIA’s Instructor Guide to lead the class through the videos and Student Workbooks that use lesson plans and module quizzes. Following the training, the students complete a 50-question Final Exam. The last page of the Student Workbook contains the OSHA Skills...

Training Videos

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) and Michelin Americas Truck Tires (MATT) have partnered to create a training video for truck fleets. The 20-minute video titled "Wheel End Safety" is intended to provide maintenance personnel and drivers with installation and inspection guidelines to improve wheel end performance and safety. It addresses a number of related topics, but the primary focus is to...