ISEA Seeks Consensus Body Participants for Key Voluntary Standard on Industrial Head Protection

ISEA, an ANSI-accredited standard developing organization,  is seeking consensus body reviewers for the proposed reaffirmation of the following standard: ANSI/ISEA Z89.1-2014, Industrial Head Protection:  Codified in OSHA regulations, the standard establishes minimum performance criteria for industrial head protection used in a variety of work environments including those in the construction, manufacturing and oil/gas industries.   Head protection conforming … Read More

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

Public Review Comment Period Opens on New ISEA Standard for Secondary FR Garments

ISEA is seeking public comments in response to its proposed new standard on secondary single-use flame-resistance protective clothing.  Apparel covered by ISEA 203 is designed for use in industrial settings where flash fire or flame hazards may exist and for which barrier protection may be needed to protect the primary protective clothing from becoming contaminated with dirt, paint, grease … Read More

ISEA Seeks Consensus Body Participants for Industrial Protective Apparel Standards Under Development

Two standards initiatives are underway to provide end-users with much-needed information in selecting proper protective apparel.  ANSI/ISEA 201, American National Standard for Classification of Insulating Apparel Used in Cold Work Environments, is currently under revision.  The standard is designed as a tool to assist garment selectors or specifiers in determining appropriate passively insulated apparel items … Read More

New ISEA Member Announcement – Hammerhead Industries

ISEA, the leading association for personal protective equipment and technologies, and ANSI-accredited standards developing organization, is pleased to welcome Hammerhead Industries as its newest member. The California-based manufacturer offers a broad range of tethers and accessories to keep tools and other items secure while working at heights.   These products are available under the Gear Keeper brand.  For more information, … Read More

New ISEA Member Announcement – A-Med Supply

ISEA, the leading association for personal protective equipment and technologies, and ANSI-accredited standards developing organization, is pleased to welcome A-Med Supply as its newest member. Ontario-based A-Med Supply manufactures a wide range of sterile solutions, including those used as emergency eyewash preservatives and antiseptic wound wash . For more information, visit http://a-medsupply.ca/

Eye and Face Protection Standard Committee Seeking New Members

The Z87 Committee on Safety Eye and Face Protection, which is administered by ISEA and accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is seeking consensus body participants in the following targeted interest categories: User: An organization (company, association, government agency, individual) that uses and/or purchases the product covered by the Committee. Government:  A government … Read More