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Site Specific OSHA 300 Inspections

As we mentioned in an earlier posting this month, the Department of Labor visited at least one cotton gin under a site-specific targeting program inspection.  The OSHA inspector was given a listing of facilities and asked to look at OSHA 300 and 300A forms and the DART rate for those companies. A specific issue came [...]

By |2022-03-23T11:37:43-05:00March 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Site Specific OSHA 300 Inspections

Roy V. Baker, Jr. – 10/09/1938 – 03/16/2022

It is with deep regret that we inform you all that Roy Baker has passed away.   Here is his obituary: The family of Roy Baker will celebrate his life of 83 years at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 24, 2022, at the Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. His family will host a time of [...]

By |2022-03-21T08:45:55-05:00March 21st, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Roy V. Baker, Jr. – 10/09/1938 – 03/16/2022

OSHA Hits Gins under Site Specific Targeting Program

At least one cotton gin in Texas has been inspected by OSHA this month under a Site-Specific Targeting inspection plan.  For these types of inspections, the OSHA inspector is given a list of companies to inspect.  They are specifically looking at the companies' OSHA 300 and 300A forms, and the DART rate for those companies. [...]

By |2022-03-09T13:51:56-06:00March 9th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on OSHA Hits Gins under Site Specific Targeting Program

NCGA Online Gin Cost Survey

PLEASE COMPLETE THE NCGA COST SURVEYS.  THIS INFORMATION WILL REPLACE THE TCGA COST SURVEYS DONE IN PAST YEARS.  The USDA and NCGA developed an electronic version of the Gin Cost Survey.  We plan to replace the normal TCGA Cost Survey with this version and then retrieve the Texas Gin information as needed.  We would very [...]

By |2022-03-07T11:39:34-06:00March 8th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NCGA Online Gin Cost Survey

Time to Electronically Submit your OSHA 300A info

As we approach the end of February, we would like to remind our members that the deadline to electronically submit injury and illness data on OSHA’s ITA website is coming up soon!  The OSHA Record Keeping Rule requires employers keep records of all work-related injuries and illnesses.  This includes the OSHA 300 and 300A. Any cotton [...]

By |2022-03-01T07:51:33-06:00March 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Time to Electronically Submit your OSHA 300A info

Registration for Gin School now Open!

Be sure to register early if you are wanting to attend gin school this year!  Due to federal Covid restrictions placed on USDA employees, each of the schools will be limited to 50 students per level, and any local Covid restrictions will be followed.  The schools will also be a little shorter this year, following [...]

By |2022-02-21T11:04:57-06:00February 21st, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Registration for Gin School now Open!

NCGA Online Gin Cost Survey

REMINDER - Please take some time and fill out the new NCGA gin cost survey The USDA and NCGA developed an electronic version of the Gin Cost Survey.  We plan to replace the normal TCGA Cost Survey with this version and then retrieve the Texas Gin information as needed.  We would very much appreciate your [...]

By |2022-02-15T15:34:19-06:00February 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NCGA Online Gin Cost Survey

NCGA Electronic Gin Cost Survey

REMINDER - Please see email below from Harrison at NCGA.  The USDA and NCGA developed an electronic version of the Gin Cost Survey.  We plan to replace the normal TCGA Cost Survey with this version and then retrieve the Texas Gin information as needed.  We would appreciate your participation in this survey.  It will make [...]

By |2022-02-02T11:00:31-06:00February 2nd, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NCGA Electronic Gin Cost Survey

Time to post the 2021 OSHA 300A Injury and Illness reporting forms

As we approach the end of January, we would like to remind our members that the OSHA 300A Form posting deadline is approaching.  The OSHA Record Keeping Rule requires employers keep records of all work-related injuries and illnesses.  This includes the OSHA 300, 300A and the First Report of Injury that employers must have on file.  If [...]

By |2022-01-24T16:59:01-06:00January 26th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Time to post the 2021 OSHA 300A Injury and Illness reporting forms

2022 Planting Intentions Survey for Ginners

Please see the following message from Harrison Ashley with NCGA: Dear Ginner, To allow the NCC to have the most complete planting intentions information, gins are being asked to participate in a short confidential online survey. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RM9BRWB Gins are in constant contact with their producers and generally have a good idea as to the next [...]

By |2022-01-11T14:36:51-06:00January 11th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2022 Planting Intentions Survey for Ginners
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