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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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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New ISEA Member Announcement – Bob Dale Gloves

  ISEA, the leading association for personal protective equipment and technologies, and ANSI-accredited standards developing organization is pleased to welcome Bob Dale Gloves, as its newest member. Bob Dale Gloves is a solution-focused manufacturer and supplier of high-quality hand protection products to the North American markets. With over three decades of experience, the company provides hand protection solutions … Read More


Public Review Comment Period Now Open on Proposed Industry Standard for Impact-Resistant Gloves

ISEA is seeking public comments in response to its proposed new voluntary standard for impact-resistant hand protection.  Currently designated as ISEA 138, establishes minimum performance, classification and labeling requirements, for hand protection products designed to protect the knuckles and fingers from impact forces, while performing occupational tasks. Impact-resistant gloves are commonly used in the automotive, … Read More


ISEA to Honor Chris Trahan Cain, Respected Construction Safety and Health Leader, With Distinguished Service Award

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) will honor Chris Trahan Cain, CIH, with the 2018 Robert B. Hurley Distinguished Service Award, at the association’s Award Dinner on Nov. 28 at the Westin Alexandria in Alexandria, Va. “The Distinguished Service Award is reserved for an outstanding individual who has made significant contributions to the advancement and promotion … Read More

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
November 28 08:00:00 November 30 13:00:00 America/New_York 2018 ISEA Annual Meeting Westin Alexandria ISEA
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Monday, February 25, 2019 08:00:00 Friday, March 1, 2019 12:00:00 America/New_York 58th QSSP Course Feb. 2019 Hilton Garden Inn – Southpoint ISEA
Monday, April 8, 2019
Monday, April 8, 2019 08:00:00 Friday, April 12, 2019 12:00:00 America/New_York 59th QSSP Course April 2019 Hilton Garden Inn – Southpoint ISEA