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Canadian Safety Glazing Standard Draft Expected in Fall

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A new Canadian safety glazing standard draft that has been in the works since the end of 2013 is expected to be released for public review this fall. The Canadian General Standards Board’s (CGSB) Committee on Glass reviewed the draft … Continue reading

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CPSC Proposes Rule Change in Response to SGCC Petition

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published its notice of proposed rule-making to amend 16 CFR Part 1201. The change would substitute the industry’s voluntary testing protocol set forth in ANSI Z97.1-2009 for the CPSC’s federal testing regime specified in … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Be Safe

Every Thursday leading up to USGlass magazine’s 50th Anniversary celebration in August, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, we look at a safety glazing … Continue reading

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Widow of Pennsylvania Man Killed by Glass Door Poised to Sue Sandwich Shop Architects

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The widow of the Slippery Rock, Pa., man who died last summer after slipping and falling head-first through a glass door at a local sandwich shop has now turned her sights to those she believes responsible for the building’s alleged … Continue reading

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Attorney for Indiana Man Suing Local YMCA for Glass Accident Withdraws from Case

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The attorney representing the Indiana man who crashed through a glass window while playing tennis at a local YMCA early last year has withdrawn from the case. Judge Marianne L. Vorhees is presiding over the complaint filed by Brandon Smith … Continue reading

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Safety Glass – Are We Where We Need to Be?

Julia Schimmelpenningh of Eastman Chemical Co. asked attendees at the IGMA Winter Meeting to consider whether safety glazing standards were still up to par.

Julia Schimmelpenningh of Eastman Chemical Co. presented “Safety Glass: Does it Make the Cut?” during a lunch seminar at the 2014 Winter Meeting for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA), being held at the JW Marriott Union Square in San … Continue reading

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