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 is now accepting applications for this year’s LCB Scholarship!

Lincoln C. Bailey Memorial Scholarship


ISEA Seeking Consensus Panel Participants on Emergency Eyewash/Shower Voluntary Industry Standard

ISEA is soliciting interested parties as consensus body participants in the proposed reaffirmation of ANSI/ISEA Z358.1-2014, Emergency Eyewash and Shower Equipment.  The globally-accepted standard provides testing, performance criteria and installation requirements for emergency flushing fixtures used to rinse corrosive materials and other contaminants from workers who have come into contact with such potentially harmful substances.  … Read More


ISEA Awards 2019 Daniel K. Shipp Scholarship to Indiana University of Pennsylvania Student

Patrick Delvernois from Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, has won the 2019 Daniel K. Shipp Scholarship, presented by the ISEA. Mr. Delvernois is studying at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), with a GPA of 3.85, and has one year remaining in his degree for Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences at IUP. Mr. Delvernois served as the secretary … Read More


ISEA Announces New Board of Trustees, Naming Incoming Chair, Vice Chair and Treasurer Chair

Craig Wallentine says ISEA, “will stay focused on needs of end users to identify and implement safety innovations to protect more workers.” Craig Wallentine, Global Business Development Manager, DuPont Safety & Construction (Retired) (DuPont) was elected chairman of the board of trustees of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), at the group’s annual meeting in Arlington, Virginia. Tom … Read More


ISEA Members and Staff Garner Recognition

ISEA presented the 2019 Robert B. Hurley Distinguished Service Award to Abby Ferri, CSP, at the Association’s award dinner on November 18. The award honors an individual who, by a single action or the work of a lifetime, has made a significant and lasting contribution to the health and safety of workers. The award is … Read More


ISEA Honors Abby Ferri, Innovative and Respected Safety Professional, With Distinguished Service Award

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) honored Abby Ferri, CSP, with the 2019 Robert B. Hurley Distinguished Service Award, at the association’s Award Dinner on Nov. 18 at the Ritz Carlton Pentagon City, Arlington Va.   “The Distinguished Service Award is reserved for an outstanding individual who has made significant contributions to the advancement and … Read More


ISEA Launches Safe Hands At Work Campaign

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


VPPPA Announces Partnership with ISEA

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