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.
From the Knowledge Center
You’re about to start seeing the hashtag #SafeHands a lot more. Why? Because workplace hand injuries are hurting a lot of people. The hand is the second most common body part injured in the workplace, reported Industrial Safety & Hygiene News. Hand Injuries Are a Big Problem More than 42% of nonfatal occupational injuries to … Read More
The Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA) is excited to announce they have established a collaborative partnership with The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA). The goal of this partnership is to improve occupational safety and health at workplaces throughout the world and the role safety management systems, safety equipment manufacturers and certified safety equipment plays … Read More
ISEA is soliciting interested parties as consensus body participants in the revision to ANSI/ISEA 107-2015, High-Visibility Safety Apparel and Accessories. The widely-accepted standard, incorporated by reference in federal highway regulations, defines the material performance criteria, design requirements, class and type designations (based on material amounts and intended application, respectively) and labeling for high-visibility safety apparel … Read More
International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) is collaborating with ASSP and its Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Common Interest Group to help educate employers and other stakeholders about the importance of providing PPE in a range of sizes to protect all workers. “Unfortunately, some employers simply order one or two common sizes in bulk—often large or … Read More
ISEA Release Revised Cold Weather Work Apparel Standard to Better Protect Workers in Cold Temperature
The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) released a newly revised standard — ANSI/ISEA 201-2019 American National Standard for Insulation and Wash Durability Classification of Apparel Used in Cold Work Environments — to improve on the performance of apparel worn in cold temperature environments. The revised standard was prepared by ISEA members of the Protective Apparel Group. … Read More