Archive for the ‘Safety Issues’ Category

Ouch! The Pain of Sewing Through Your Finger

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on June 23rd, 2017

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Every auto upholsterer knows the god-awful feeling of running a staple, hog ring or sewing needle through a finger. It sucks — especially if you hit bone.

We recently stumbled upon an episode of the hit BBC television show “Bizarre ER,” in which a woman learning how to operate a sewing machine does exactly that.

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50-Year-Old Texas Trim Shop Destroyed in Fire

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on March 27th, 2017

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A 50-year old auto upholstery shop in Rockdale, Texas, burned to the ground earlier this month after a neighboring propane business caught fire.

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Suspect Arrested in Louisiana Trim Shop Murder

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on March 21st, 2017

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Authorities have arrested one of two men wanted in the 2014 murder of a trimmer at Red’s Auto Upholstery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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C&U Upholstery Supply Hit by Deadly Crash

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 17th, 2017

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The team at C&U Upholstery Supply Company in Garden City, Alabama, experienced tragedy on Tuesday when a vehicle speeding out of control crashed into the front of their building.

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Las Vegas Trim Shop Destroyed in Fire

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on January 13th, 2017

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Days before the new year, Wizard’s Custom Interiors in Las Vegas, Nevada, was ravaged by flames that consumed more than a dozen vehicles, including a 1928 Ford Model T.

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