EV / Hybrid Vehicle Dismantling Resources
- OHS Responsibilities and Industry-Supported Safe Work Practices for the Handling, Dismantling, Storage and Transportation of Electric Vehicles and High Voltage Batteries
- Moving a Hybrid or BEV Manually on the Ground or with a Forklift
- Dismantling a Hybrid or BEV and Removing HV Battery
The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) have updated their Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Technology Guide. This Guide will train your team to safely process potentially dangerous material and avoid the hazards they create so they can make the best choices when dismantling these vehicles in your facility! You can access the Guide here – ARA University.
The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) Responsible Battery Work Group provides a forum for automakers and suppliers to work together to advance responsible management of advanced vehicle batteries. SP has collected a variety of publicly available resources that may be helpful to recyclers, re-purposers and other stakeholders seeking additional information regarding proper handling and disposal of end-of-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries. You can access these resource here – Suppliers Partnership.
In July 2023, SP produced a Guidance Document: EV Battery Safe Handling and Storage, in a collaborative effort to enhance safety measures and promote responsible handling of electric vehicle (EV) batteries.
The National Fire Protection Association has courses for first responders that have good relevancy for auto recyclers - HERE.
The NFPA also has a good summary of the OEM Emergency Response Guides generated for First Responders, which is some of the critical base information to begin to understand the risks of dismantling a vehicle.
ISRI (Institute for Scrap Recycling Industries) has developed High Voltage Electric Vehicle Technology Training For Recycling Professionals - HERE.
You can download a great app (Electric Vehicle Rescue App) for your mobile device with all of the EV Emergency Response Guides relevant for dismantlers - HERE.
Electric Vehicle Rescue App for your mobile device with great information and organization of EV Emergency Response Guides relevant for dismantlers.