FALL 2015 "Fundamentals in Glazing"  Certification Program 

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Fundamentals in Glazing is a foundation level course focused on the fundamentals of the architectural and commercial glazing industry. The course is taught in a classroom setting covering a variety of topics: First Aid and Workplace Safety; History and Types of Glass; Glass Handling Techniques; Storefront, Curtain wall, and the differences between the two; Doors and Entrances; Sealants; and Trade Mathematics. At the conclusion of the course attendees will complete an exam. Upon verification of a passing grade, an NGA certificate of completion and a shoulder-patch will be presented to the individual recognizing their achievement.  Register today!

Who Should Attend                        

Field personnel; fabrication personnel                                

* Exam candidates must have had 6 months MINIMUM glazing industry experience.  All students must pre-register to receive study materials required for the exam.

2 Dates - 2 Locations

*Classes must reach a minimum of 15 students per location.  If the class does not have 15 registered you will be notified and receive a full refund.

Saturday, October 24 - Dallas                                                  
                      PGP Design Center
                      921 N. Riverfront Blvd
 Saturday, November 14 - Round Rock
                       Anchor-Ventana Glass
                      1609 Chisholm Trail


Special Pricing for Texas Glass Institute Participants

Registration includes materials, exam fee, and lunch.

TGA member companies                $350.00 per person
TGA non-member companies         $550.00 per person 

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January 7, 2015

New OSHA Reporting Requirements


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration updated its recordkeeping and reporting rules, with new requirements effective Jan. 1.

According to the new rules, employers will have to report the following to OSHA:

  • All work-related fatalities
  • All work-related inpatient hospitalizations of one or more employees
  • All work-related amputations
  • All work-related losses of an eye

The rules are stricter than the previous regulations, which required employers to notify OSHA in the event of the following:

  • All work-related fatalities
  • Work-related hospitalizations of three or more employees

Read the complete OSHA Fact Sheet about the new rules.






The mission of the Texas Glass Association is to serve the needs of owners, operators and employees of independent glass companies, engage in enhancing services and products offered to the general public, and to further the advancement of the glass industry in Texas and the United States.