ISEA is the leading association for personal protective equipment and technologies that enable people to work in hazardous environments, and an ANSI accredited standards developing organization. The association works closely with manufacturers, test labs, subject matter experts, end-users and government agencies in the standards development process. ISEA members—leaders in safety equipment manufacturing, testing and application—are united in the goal of protecting workers worldwide.


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Consensus Participation Opportunities for Key Safety Apparel Voluntary Consensus Standards

ISEA, an ANSI-accredited standard developing organization,  is seeking consensus body reviewers for two standards initiatives: ISEA 101, Limited-Use and Disposable Coveralls – Size and Labeling Requirements:  ISEA intends to reaffirm the existing 2014 edition, which establishes minimum size requirements, as well as garment and package labeling requirements, for limited-use and disposable coveralls.  This standard includes a … Read More


ISEA Sounds Alarm on Safety Hazard Posed by MAE-Requalified Firefighter Breathing Cylinders

MAE-requalified cylinders puts firefighters at risk and violates NFPA, OSHA and NIOSH compliance. The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) is warning firefighters not to use so-called “MAE-requalified” breathing cylinders. Studies show they can leak breathing air. They void manufacturer warranties. They don’t comply with standards from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and National Institute … Read More


ISEA Announces the Promotion of Cristine Fargo to Vice President of Operations and Technical Services

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), the leading association for safety equipment and accredited ANSI standards developing organization, announced that Cristine Fargo has been promoted to Vice President of Operations and Technical Services, effective April 1, 2019. “We are proud to announce Cristine’s promotion to Vice President of Operations and Technical Services,” said Charles Johnson, President of ISEA. … Read More


ISEA Launches Industry-Wide Guidelines to Improve Hand Impact Injury

New standard designed for industrial gloves to protect workers The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) released a new standard — ANSI/ISEA 138-2019, American National Standard for Performance and Classification for Impact Resistant Hand Protection — to improve on the impact performance of industrial gloves. The new standard builds upon the widely used ANSI/ISEA 105-2016, American … Read More

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