AGSC Accredited Tech Newsletter - Spring 2017

Leading News

Techs to Receive CE Credits for Attending Insurers’ Forum at Auto Glass Week
The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) will offer an Insurers’ Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Forum on Tuesday afternoon, October 3, just before Auto Glass Week™ gets underway in West Palm Beach, Fla. Participants, including AGSC Certified Technicians, can earn three continuing education credits for their participation in the forum.
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Education Committee to Update AGSC Tech Certification Exam
The Auto Glass Safety Council™’s (AGSC) Education Committee currently is working to update its AGSC technician certification exams with new questions and knowledge areas.
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Tech Tips

The Benefits of Change
“Why do people often fight change? Is it because change is uncomfortable? Is it because people are convinced their way is better, despite all of the evidence to the contrary? I think it is a little of both. I have personally witnessed heated discussions that rarely change minds or beliefs. In my interactions with technicians over the years, there seems to be a competition between installation procedures.” –Bob Beranek
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Event News

Mark Your Calendar for Member Meeting
The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) will hold its 2017 annual member meeting on Tuesday, October 3, in West Palm Beach, Fla., from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The meeting will be held the day before Auto Glass Week™ 2017, October 4-6, kicks off. Auto Glass Week will be held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center and Hilton West Palm Beach.
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Legislative News

Rhode Island Updates State Auto Glass Business Regulations; References AGSC
The state of Rhode Island recently revised the portion of its business regulations for those engaged in motor vehicle glass repair (section 161-RICR-300-5-3). The Rhode Island regulation references the AGRSS™ Standard and the Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) in numerous points.
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California Enacts New Auto Glass Regulations
California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair recently adopted new windshield replacement regulations that went into effect on January 1, 2017.
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Auto Glass Safety Council™
20 PGA Drive, Suite 201
Stafford, VA 22554
540/720-7484 (P)
540/720-5687 (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

Events

June 2, 2017
AGSC Technician Training
Irvine Marriott
Irvine, Calif.
www.agsc.org/irvine

October 3, 2017
AGSC Member Meeting
Palm Beach County
Convention Center
West Palm Beach, Fla.
www.agsc.org/meeting/

October 3, 2017
AGSC Insurers' CEU Forum
Palm Beach County
Convention Center
West Palm Beach, Fla.
www.agsc.org/insuranceday/

October 6, 2017
AGSC Technician Training
Palm Beach County
Convention Center
West Palm Beach, Fla.
www.agsc.org/florida

October 4-6, 2017
Auto Glass Week™
Palm Beach County Convention Center/Hilton West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach, Fla.
www.autoglassweek.com

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