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 Executive Summit, May 6-8, 2018

ISEA's Executive Summit is the association's premier executive conference, bringing senior management together with industry and policy leaders, to join in thought-provoking discussions about driving industry-wide growth through effective policies.

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Public Review Comment Period Opens on Proposed Industry Standard for Dropped Object Prevention

ISEA is seeking public comments in response to its proposed new standard dropped object prevention solutions.  Currently designated as ISEA 121, the standard seeks to establish minimum design, performance, and labeling requirements for solutions that reduce dropped objects incidents in industrial and occupational settings. An industry first, the standard focuses on preventative solutions actively used … Read More


ISEA Seeks Consensus Panel Participants for Key PPE Voluntary Consensus Standards

ISEA, an ANSI-accredited standard developing organization,  is seeking consensus body reviewers for two standards initiatives: ISEA 138, Performance and Classification for Impact Resistant Hand Protection:  An industry first, the proposed standard will focus on establishing appropriate testing protocols to be used to evaluate and classify gloves that offer impact protection to the back of the hand … Read More


New ISEA Member Announcement – Pyramex Safety

ISEA, the leading association for personal protective equipment and technologies, and ANSI-accredited standards developing organization is pleased to welcome Pyramex Safety as its newest member. Pyramex is a leading provider of innovative and stylish safety products, including safety glasses, head protection, hearing protection, hi-vis apparel, welding products, ergonomic supports, N95 respirators, gloves and cooling products. Based in Memphis, TN, … Read More

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