Protective Industrial Products Inc. Announces 600,000 Square Foot Distribution Center in Olive Branch, Mississippi

LATHAM, NY – May 28, 2019 – Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (PIP), a leading supplier of hand protection and general safety products, proudly announced that it will open a 600,000 square foot distribution center, along the I-22 Highway, in Olive Branch, Mississippi. “PIP is truly excited to build our new world-class distribution center in Olive … Read More

2019 Trench Safety Stand Down, June 17-21

The 2019 Trench Safety Stand Down sponsored by the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) and the North American Excavation Shoring Association (NAXSA) is coming up June 17-21, 2019.  The Trench Safety Stand Down webpage includes information on how to conduct a stand down and resources from NUCA, NAXSA, and OSHA.  OSHA has a number of … Read More

Spring 2019 Regulatory Agenda

The Department of Labor, including OSHA, has issued its Spring 2019 Regulatory Agenda. Federal agencies post their regulatory agendas on the Reginfo.gov website twice a year to provide a snapshot of their rulemaking priorities. A listing of Department of Labor (including OSHA) rulemaking in the pre-rule, proposed rule, and final rule stages is available here. … Read More

Will OSHA Bring The Heat This Summer? Groups Continue To Press For Heat Standards

Published on May 29, 2019 (view original article here) This past Memorial Day weekend, the southeastern region of the United States experienced a historic heatwave that set all-time records. It’s only going to get hotter, and temperatures throughout the summer can create hazards for workers working both outside and inside. You could be held liable … Read More

ISEA Leads Industry Action on Falls and Dropped Objects with New Safety at Heights Campaign

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) is helping employers reduce the risk of fatalities and injuries from falls and dropped objects in industrial, construction and other occupational settings by launching its 2019 Safety at Heights campaign. The campaign — which kicks off during Construction Safety Week and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s sixth annual National Safety Stand-Down, … Read More

ISEA Sounds Alarm on Safety Hazard Posed by MAE-Requalified Firefighter Breathing Cylinders

MAE-requalified cylinders puts firefighters at risk and violates NFPA, OSHA and NIOSH compliance. The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) is warning firefighters not to use so-called “MAE-requalified” breathing cylinders. Studies show they can leak breathing air. They void manufacturer warranties. They don’t comply with standards from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and National Institute … Read More

ISEA Announces the Promotion of Cristine Fargo to Vice President of Operations and Technical Services

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), the leading association for safety equipment and accredited ANSI standards developing organization, announced that Cristine Fargo has been promoted to Vice President of Operations and Technical Services, effective April 1, 2019. “We are proud to announce Cristine’s promotion to Vice President of Operations and Technical Services,” said Charles Johnson, President of ISEA. … Read More

ISEA Launches Industry-Wide Guidelines to Improve Hand Impact Injury

New standard designed for industrial gloves to protect workers The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) released a new standard — ANSI/ISEA 138-2019, American National Standard for Performance and Classification for Impact Resistant Hand Protection — to improve on the impact performance of industrial gloves. The new standard builds upon the widely used ANSI/ISEA 105-2016, American … Read More

Nebraska Congressman Receives ISEA Leadership Award

U.S. Congressman Don Bacon (R-NE) is the recipient of the International Safety Equipment Association’s (ISEA) 2019 Legislative Leadership Award. The award was presented at the office of Congressman Bacon, on February 26. ISEA established the award to recognize outstanding leadership by members of the U.S. Congress in enhancing worker safety and health. Bacon currently serves on … Read More