Auto Glass Safety Council™ Newsletter

Leading News

New and Improved AGRSS™ Standard Approved by ANSI
A new version of the ANSI/AGSC/AGRSS™ Standard, ANSI/AGSC/AGRSS™ Standard 003-2015, was approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recently. The AGRSS™ Standard is North America's only auto glass replacement standard. It addresses procedures, education and product performance. The AGRSS™ Standard, maintained by the Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC), is a continuous maintenance standard and is reviewed and updated by the AGSC AGRSS Standards Committee.
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Insurer Observes AGSC Audits, and You’re Invited Too!
A representative of a major insurance company recently attended several third-party random audits of Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) Registered Member Companies. The audits observed were conducted by a representative of Orion Registrar, the firm that administers the audit program for the AGSC.
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Certification News

AGSC Launches CE Program for Certified Techs
The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) recently launched a new program to provide a new alternative for auto glass technicians to renew their prestigious AGSC certifications. In the past, certified technicians could re-certify only by re-taking the extensive certification exam every three years. Now, auto glass technicians who have previously taken and passed the Auto Glass Technician or Master Auto Glass Technician tests will also be able to re-certify by accumulating 18 continuing education credits over a three-year period.
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Registered Company News

How Can I Find Out If an Auto Glass Shop is Registered?
Are you looking for a local Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) Registered Member Company in your area? Or do you want to find out if a shop that your policyholder intends to utilize is Registered?
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What Do All of These Logos Mean?
The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) has a number of programs and logos that insurers should be familiar with. First, there’s the AGSC Registered Member Company program and logo.
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Membership News

Insurers Welcome to Join AGSC
The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) welcomes participation from all facets of the industry, including insurers. The AGSC offers a type of membership called “associate membership,” designed for suppliers and non-installation companies that wish to show their support for the important area of safe auto glass installations.
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Event News

Auto Glass, Insurance Industry to Gather in Reno This Fall
Auto Glass Week™ will once again bring the entire auto glass industry, including its insurance counterparts, together this fall. Auto Glass Week 2015 will be held September 30-October 2 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nev.
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Auto Glass Safety Council
385 Garrisonville Rd., Suite 116
Stafford, VA 22554
540/720-7484 (P)
540/720-3470 (F)
info@agsc.org

Certification Information
Vinny LaMarco
vlamarco@agsc.org
540/720-7484, ext. 136

Membership Information
Kathy Bimber
kbimber@agsc.org
540/720-7484, ext. 137

Auto Glass Safety Council

Events

September 28, 2015
AGSC Education/Credentialing Committee Meeting
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Reno, Nev.

September 28, 2015
AGSC Marketing Committee Meeting
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Reno, Nev.

September 29, 2015
AGSC Member Meeting
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Reno, Nev.

September 29, 2015
AGSC Board of Directors Meeting
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Reno, Nev.

September 30, 2015
AGSC AGRSS Standards Committee Meeting
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Reno, Nev.

September 30-October 2, 2015
Auto Glass Week

Reno-Sparks Convention Center
Reno, Nev.
www.autoglassweek.com

October 2, 2015
AGSC Technician Training
(Training runs from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. with exam from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Reno-Sparks Convention Center
Reno, Nev.
http://agsc.org/reno/

 

 

 


 

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