Public Review Comment Period Now Open on Proposed Industry Standard for Impact-Resistant Gloves

ISEA is seeking public comments in response to its proposed new voluntary standard for impact-resistant hand protection.  Currently designated as ISEA 138, establishes minimum performance, classification and labeling requirements, for hand protection products designed to protect the knuckles and fingers from impact forces, while performing occupational tasks. Impact-resistant gloves are commonly used in the automotive, … Read More

ISEA – OSHA Alliance Webpage

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) signed an alliance on June 21, 2018, to provide members, employers, and employees with information on how to properly select, use, maintain, and store personal protective and safety equipment. Through the Alliance, OSHA and ISEA will work together to provide … Read More

As ANSI Celebrates 100 Years, Standardization Takes A Leading Role in Driving Innovation

View original article: https://incompliancemag.com/article/ansi-celebrates-100-years/ Standards Enable an Interconnected World in Modern Manufacturing In an era of unprecedented technological growth, standardization efforts must evolve to keep pace with industries facing the greatest upsurge of innovative changes, including manufacturing. This year, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) celebrates 100 years of leading the collaborative U.S. standardization system. … Read More

OSHA Releases Silica FAQs for the Construction Industry

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a set of 53 frequently asked questions to provide guidance to both employers and employees in the construction industry on its silica standard. The OSHA document is organized by topic and an introductory paragraph is included for each group to provide background information about the underlying regulatory requirements. Read more … Read More

ISEA Hand Protection Experts to Present at 2018 NSC Congress and Expo – October 23

The human hand is one of the most important tools in a work environment, regardless of the task being performed.  It is also most vulnerable to occupational injury, ranking high among all injury types. Join PPE Experts from ISEA, in a discussion on the innovations in hand protection, to better protect workers from cuts and … Read More

Labor Department Creates New Compliance Office

By Jaclyn Diaz, August 28, 2018 The Labor Department created a new office with the mission of helping employers comply with labor law, a DOL spokeswoman confirmed to Bloomberg Law. The Office of Compliance Initiatives will work with other enforcement agencies to improve compliance and enforcement, and it will provide liaisons with employers to explain … Read More

OSHA and the International Safety Equipment Association Form Alliance to Protect Workers’ Safety and Health

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the  International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) signed an alliance on June 21, 2018, to provide members, employers, and employees with information on how to properly select, use, maintain, and store personal protective and safety equipment. Visit the ISEA-OSHA Alliance page to learn more.   OSHA Deputy … Read More