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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Save the Date - 2019 ISEA Annual Meeting. Registration Now Open!

ISEA’s Annual Meeting, the association’s largest meeting, is the safety equipment industry’s premier forum for safety professionals interested in innovation, policy and business intelligence information. ISEA Product Groups and Committees meet to do the essential work of the association – developing standards, formulating policy positions and planning for the future. It’s also a time for member company representatives to network with peers in the safety equipment industry.

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ISEA Leads Industry Action on Falls and Dropped Objects with New Safety at Heights Campaign

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) is helping employers reduce the risk of fatalities and injuries from falls and dropped objects in industrial, construction and other occupational settings by launching its 2019 Safety at Heights campaign. The campaign — which kicks off during Construction Safety Week and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s sixth annual National Safety Stand-Down, … Read More


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 Accepted Public Review Comments on Protective Coverall Standard

ISEA is seeking public comments in response to the proposed reaffirmation of ANSI/ISEA 101-2014, American National Standard for Limited-Use and Disposable Coveralls – Size and Labeling Requirements.   The document provides requirements for finished dimensions, labeling and packaging for limited-use and disposable coveralls.  It also provides guidance on selecting the appropriate garment size for the wearer.  … Read More


ISEA Warns Poorly Fitting Personal Protective Equipment is a Safety Hazard

View original press release: PPE fit should be communicated in a way that a worker can understand their size, and the employer must make the effort to purchase the sizes needed, no matter the quantity. There’s no such thing as “one size fits all” when it comes to personal protective equipment (PPE), says the … Read More


Protective Industrial Products Inc. Announces 600,000 Square Foot Distribution Center in Olive Branch, Mississippi

LATHAM, NY – May 28, 2019 – Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (PIP), a leading supplier of hand protection and general safety products, proudly announced that it will open a 600,000 square foot distribution center, along the I-22 Highway, in Olive Branch, Mississippi. “PIP is truly excited to build our new world-class distribution center in Olive … Read More

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November 11 08:00:00 November 15 12:00:00 America/New_York 61st QSSP Course Nov. 2019 Hilton Garden Inn – Southpoint ISEA