Additional Public Review Announced for New Standard on Dropped Object Prevention Solutions

ISEA has initiated a second public review in response to its proposed new standard for dropped object prevention solutions.  Currently designated as ISEA 121, the standard seeks to establish minimum design, performance, and labeling requirements for solutions that reduce dropped objects incidents in industrial and occupational settings. An industry first, the standard focuses on preventative … Read More

2018 National Safety Stand-Down Resources from ISEA

“Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 370 of the 991 construction fatalities recorded in 2016 (BLS data). Those deaths were preventable. The National Safety Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries.” Visit OSHA’s … Read More

New Industry Standard Sets Performance Criteria for Secondary Flame-Resistant Protective Clothing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                     Contact: Cristine Z. Fargo, 703-525-1695, [email protected] The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) has received American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approval for a new voluntary consensus industry standard ANSI/ISEA 203-2018, American National Standard for Secondary Single-Use Flame-Resistant Protective Clothing for Use over Primary Flame-Resistant Protective Clothing.            This standard was prepared … Read More

U.S. Workers at High Risk of Hearing Loss

Hearing Protection Advocates Warn: “Listen Today to Hear Tomorrow” Each year, 22 million workers are exposed to hazardous noise, according to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), making hearing loss the third most common chronic physical condition among adults. To stem the epidemic of workplace hearing loss, the International Safety Equipment Association … Read More