Seven Elements for a Hearing Conservation Program & You

Posted on September 1, 2017

Follow these steps to ensure you have an effective hearing conservation program. Article by: Laurie Wells and Ted Madison with 3M Personal Safety Division Article origination: Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Magazine At least 22 million employees will experience noise at work at potentially damaging levels this year. And the cost for failing to protect … Read More

Ever Wonder if the Loud Noise Around You Could Be Damaging Your Hearing?

Posted on August 11, 2017

Free Sound Level Meter App from CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Do you work in or near a noisy environment, such as a construction site, a popular restaurant, or a concert or sports venue? Ever wonder how loud the noise really is and if it could be damaging your hearing? There’s … Read More

Trends in Personal Protective Equipment – 2017 Update

Posted on June 28, 2017

By Safety+Health Magazine  “ISEA members and PPE manufacturers discuss new technology, customer concerns and what’s on the horizon in their field.” Properly working and fitting personal protective equipment is critically important for workers, even if it’s meant to be used as the last line of defense. Safety+Health, with help from the International Safety Equipment Association, … Read More

Protect Your Eyes During the Solar Eclipse

Posted on August 2, 2017

You can experience the eclipse safely, but it is vital that you protect your eyes at all times with the proper solar filters. On August 21, 2017, parts of the U.S. will get the chance to see a total solar eclipse, and the entire country will experience at least a partial eclipse! ISEA would like to … Read More

QSSP Continues to Support Ongoing Professional Development of Safety Sales Professionals

Posted on July 12, 2017

For the past 20 years, completing a course leading to the Qualified Safety Service Personnel (QSSP) designation has been a recognized and sought-after achievement for the sales and marketing representatives of personal protective equipment manufacturers and suppliers. In 2016, the program awarded the designation to the 1,500th graduate of the intensive five-day training program. At that time, Dan Shipp, … Read More

Protecting Workers from Falls and Falling Objects

Posted on June 2, 2017

For decades, the leading causes of death on construction sites have been “Falls” and “Struck by Object,” according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In 2015, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) recorded 364 deaths from falls (38.8% of the total construction deaths) and 90 workers were struck by objects (9.6% of the … Read More

Understanding Global Hand Protection Standards (Free Webinar Available On-Demand)

Posted on June 1, 2017

Dan Shipp, President of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), discuss ANSI/ISEA 105-2016, EN 388, why these multiple standards co-exist, and previews upcoming standards additions on anti-vibration, dorsal impact, and labeling. Free webinar available until March 18, 2018. Learning Objectives: Introduction to ISEA profile of what we do, who we represent Relationship between ANSI/ISEA 105-2016 … Read More

Emerging Trends in Workplace Safety

Posted on May 18, 2017

By Eastern Kentucky University’s Occupational Safety program Workplace safety is a growing concern among workers in the United States, primarily because of negative publicity that some incidents have garnered over the past several years. In 2014 alone, a total of 4,821 people were killed on the job, translating to 13 deaths every day. Many business people … Read More