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 than 15 years of expertise in the high visibility sector, Summit Safety understands the safety equipment industry and will contribute valuable market and consumer insight as we work together to enhance worker safety.”
Founded in 2005, Summit Safety entered the industrial safety market as a provider of safety identification products and PPE. Today, the group focuses on high visibility workwear and its role in worker identification while also offering PPE that supports improved worker visibility.
Summit Safety President Donald Meeker commented, “Summit Safety is dedicated to helping ensure workers are seen and safe. As a member of ISEA, we look forward to being more engaged with the ideas and decisions that impact worker safety and sharing customer feedback with those who help shape the future of worker protection.”
The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) is the trade association for personal protective equipment and technologies. Its member companies, united in the goal of protecting the health and safety of workers worldwide, are global leaders in the design, manufacture, testing, and distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE), which protects more than 111 million workers across the U.S. Since 1933, ISEA has been a recognized leader in the development of ANSI-accredited safety equipment standards, in the United States and around the world. ISEA works with Congress and government agencies to consult with policymakers whose decisions affect the industry.
Nationwide, the safety equipment industry supports 345,001 total jobs and generates more than $71.6 billion in economic activity. In 2020, the safety equipment industry paid $5 billion in federal taxes and nearly $4 billion in state taxes, for a total tax generation of $9 billion. For more information visit safetyequipment.org.