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
December 6, 2016: What You Need to Know About the Recent Changes to the High Visibility Safety Apparel Standard ANSI/ISEA107 to Comply with Regulations When: December 6, 2016 2pm EST Webinar Description The latest revision of the high-visibility standard, ANSI/ISEA 107, which appeared earlier this year, has some significant changes and differences over previous editions. Experts from … Read More
Important Facts About Manufacturing: – Manufacturing is technologically advanced, with ample use of automation, 3-D printing, robots, and screen technology – The annual average salary of manufacturing workers is more than $77,000 – Manufacturers have the highest job tenure in the private sector – 90 percent of manufacturing workers have medical benefits Manufacturing Day … Read More
The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), the leading association for personal protective equipment and technologies, and ANSI-accredited standards developing organization, is pleased to welcome Superior Glove to its membership program. Read Superior Glove’s announcement here.
According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), N95 Day is a day dedicated to providing the N95 respirator community with educational materials promoting the proper use and selection of this piece of personal protective equipment. If N95s are part of your workplace respiratory protection program, please take some time on September 6 … Read More
The National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction takes place across the country May 2-6. The purpose of the stand-down is to raise awareness of preventing falls in the construction industry. Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction workers. OSHA’s website features an interactive map of events across 10 regions … Read More
NIOSH has become aware of a counterfeit N95 Respirator on the market. While the TC number and private label holder (KOSTO) are valid, this unapproved unit can be identified by the misspelling of NIOSH on the front of the respirator. How can you be sure your respirator is truly NIOSH-approved? Check the respirator approval markings … Read More
Mark Your Calendar – October 2 What: Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. It occurs annually on the first Friday in October. ISEA is an endorser of Manufacturing day and ISEA members will be participating! When: October 2, 2015 Get Involved This Year! The Manufacturing Institute … Read More