ISEA Recognizes Jeff Birkner of Moldex with Top Membership Honor

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) presented the Ryan-Willson Service Award of Excellence to Jeff Birnker, vice president of technical services at Moldex-Metric, a leading US manufacturer of hearing and respiratory protection in worker safety. The award was presented during the industry’s annual business meeting in Arlington, VA, November 15, 2021. The Ryan-Willson Award is … Read More

ISEA Elects New Board of Trustees

Tom Votel, President & CEO of Ergodyne, Named Board Chair Tom Votel, president & CEO of Ergodyne, was elected Chair of the Board of Trustees of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), at the group’s annual meeting in Arlington, VA, November 15, 2021. Nate Kogler, vice president, products and engineering, Bradley Corporation, was elected vice … Read More

ISEA Recognizes Six Members of Congress with Robert B. Hurley Distinguished Service Award

ISEA lauds bipartisan congressional effort that ensured respirator supply at height of pandemic (Arlington, VA – November 15, 2021) The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) presents the Robert B. Hurley Distinguished Service Award each year to an individual whose efforts have advanced and promoted workplace safety and health. This year, however, the Association is presenting … Read More

ISEA President & CEO Charles Johnson Accepts New Position

Johnson Will Stay at ISEA Through 2021 to Assist with Transition October 28, 2021 (Arlington, VA) – Yesterday, Charles Johnson, president & CEO of the International Safety Equipment Association, submitted his resignation to the Board of Trustees. He is leaving ISEA to serve as President and CEO of The Aluminum Association, where he previously spent … Read More

High Visibility Experts Summit Safety Joins ISEA

October 25, 2021 (Arlington, VA) – The International Safety Equipment Association welcomes new member Summit Safety, an American manufacturer and distributor of safety equipment and supplies. Summit Safety joins ISEA as a general member in the High Visibility products group. “Summit Safety is a welcome addition to ISEA,” said ISEA President Charles Johnson. “With more … Read More

Head Protection Manufacturer STUDSON Joins ISEA

October 20, 2021 (Arlington, VA) – The International Safety Equipment Association welcomes new member STUDSON, Inc., an American manufacturer of head protection for the industrial trades. STUDSON joins ISEA as a general member in the Eye and Face Protection, Head Protection, and Hearing Protection product groups. “We are happy to have STUDSON at ISEA,” said … Read More

ISEA Applauds Biden Supply Chain Initiative

PPE Industry Supports Accelerated Goods Movement for PPE and Other COVID Response Supplies The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) applauds President Biden’s October 13 announcement that the Port of Los Angeles will join the Port of Long Beach in expanding its operations to a 24/7 schedule. The President also said major retailers and shippers would … Read More

Supply Chain Stakeholders Urge White House Task Force To Prioritize Medical Supplies Throughout Transportation System

Health Industry Distributors Association, Advanced Medical Technology Association, and International Safety Equipment Association send letter to Secretaries of Commerce, Transportation, and Agriculture HIDA, AdvaMed, and ISEA are urging the White House Supply Chain Disruption Task Force to discuss solutions to transportation delays hampering the supply chain’s COVID-19 response. “It is critical that a process to … Read More

Public Review Period Opens on Popular Workplace First Aid Kit Standard

Consensus Participation Opportunity Available ISEA is now accepting public review comments in response to its proposed revision to ISEA Z308.1, Minimum Requirements for Workplace First Aid Kits.  First published in 1978, the proposed update builds upon the initial objective to standardize first aid kits to ensure that items needed to treat the most common types of … Read More