Public Review Comment Period Opens on Proposed New PPE Standard for Eye and Face Protection Against Biological Hazards

The Z87 Accredited Standards Committee, with ISEA serving as Secretariat, invites public comments in response to its proposed new standard ISEA Z87.62, Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection Devices for Preventing Exposures Caused by Sprays or Spurts of Blood or Body Fluids. Each day, millions of workers in healthcare settings, clinical research and testing … Read More

Stakeholders Invited to Contribute as Consensus Body Participants on PPE Standards Related to Hand Protection and Workplace First Aid Kits

ISEA is soliciting interested parties as consensus body participants in the proposed revision of two key standards for products used in promoting worker safety: ANSI/ISEA 105, Hand Protection Classification First published in 1999, the standard establishes performance classifications for gloves or glove materials for a wide variety of properties representative of potential workplace hazards for … Read More

Public Review Comment Period Opens on Revised Standard for PPE Conformity Assessment; Consensus Panel Participation Opportunity Available

ISEA is seeking public comments in response to its proposed revision to ISEA 125, Conformity Assessment for Safety and Personal Protective Equipment.  First published in 2014, the standard describes three levels of conformity assessment approaches that can be used to demonstrate that specified requirements for safety and personal protective equipment (PPE) are fulfilled.  For each … Read More

ISEA Publishes ANSI/ISEA Z87.1 Eye and Face Protection Standard Update

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) has updated the American National Standard for eye and face protection. The enhanced standard reinforces the emphasis on matching the protector to the hazard and includes other enhancements responsive to the evolving needs for workers, particularly those engaged in specific tasks or applications.  ANSI/ISEA Z87.1-2020, American National Standard for Occupational … Read More

Public Review Period Open on Key Industry Standard for Emergency Flushing Fixtures

ISEA is seeking public comments in response to the proposed reaffirmation of ANSI/ISEA Z358.1-2014, American National Standard for 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 … Read More

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 Seeking Consensus Body Members for Key High-Visibility Apparel Standard

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

ISEA Accepting Public Review Comments on Protective Coverall Standard

ISEA is seeking public comments in response to the proposed reaffirmation of ANSI/ISEA 101-2014, American National Standard for Limited-Use and Disposable Coveralls – Size and Labeling Requirements.   The document provides requirements for finished dimensions, labeling and packaging for limited-use and disposable coveralls.  It also provides guidance on selecting the appropriate garment size for the wearer.  … Read More

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