GlassBuild Connect

September was a busy month for NGA with the online GlassBuild Connect experience, and recently announced that NGA would continue providing on-demand access to more than 70 education presentations, and products and services from 300+ exhibiting companies at GlassBuild.com  through December 2020. 

NGA also announced that our Winter Glass Conference would transition to an online full-day event on February 9, 2021.  Registration will open in November and more information can be found here https://www.glass.org/news/2020/nga-winter-glass-conference-transitions-online-event.


 

TGA Call to Leadership

Are you or someone you know interested in shaping the Glass Industry in Texas and having a voice on the TGA Board of Directors?  Serving on the TGA board is a great way to get to know your colleagues and serve the glass industry.  Submit a completed Candidate Nomination Form to the Nominating Committee by October 25, 2020

Candidates must be a TGA active member in good standing shall be eligible for nomination and election as a director. Directors shall be limited to no more than one person from any single company, family, firm, branch office, affiliated firm, corporation, or any other business entity, related or of the same ownership, serving together or simultaneously.  As part of your duties as a Board member you shall attend at least 2 meetings per year and participate in periodic conference calls.  Your attendance at all TGA events is encouraged.   If elected, the term begins January 2020 through December 2021.

Email your nomination submission to [email protected] and provide the following information.

Nomination Form


 

 

U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of Important Protections for Working Safely in Summer Heat

WASHINGTON, DC – Throughout much of the U.S., high temperatures and humidity in the summer season can create hot and hazardous working conditions, both outdoors and indoors. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reminds employers of their duty to protect employees from the risks and dangers of heat exposure. OSHA reminds employers of the following ways to mitigate heat hazards:

OSHA’s Occupational Heat Exposure page explains the symptoms of heat illness, first aid measures to provide while waiting for help, proactive engineering controls and work practices to reduce workers’ exposure to heat, and training.

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees. OSHA’s role is to help ensure these conditions for America’s working men and women by setting and enforcing standards, and providing training, education and assistance. For more information, visit www.osha.gov.

The mission of the Department of Labor is to foster, promote and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.


 


Glass TEXpo™ ’20 scheduled for May 1-2, 2020 in San Antonio has been cancelled due to the current worldwide health emergency surrounding COVID-19.



POSTPONED - TGA Jerry Wright Memorial Golf Tournament

TGA Jerry Wright Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Wednesday May 19, 2021, at SilverHorn Golf Course in San Antonio.  Registration begins at 12:00 p.m and Shotgun Start begins at 1:300 pm.  Cost for TGA member – $115 per player  and  TGA non-member – $135.00 per player.  The fees included lunch, cart, green fees, prizes, range, range balls and awards ceremony.            

 

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TGA MISSION

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.