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Upcoming Efforts to Help Protect Workers from Heat-Related Hazards

Posted on April 20, 2022

A month into Spring, many parts of the United States are already heating up, and consequently, OSHA’s Heat Illness Prevention Campaign is ramping up.  Following the Biden Administration’s directive last Fall to mobilize against heat hazards, the US government has heightened its focus on heat illness. Advance Notice of Proposed Rule Making In October, OSHA … Read More

Respirator Day on Capitol Hill

Posted on April 14, 2022

ISEA Members Meet Legislators to Discuss Funding for NIOSH Members of the ISEA Respiratory Protection Product Group met this week at the new ISEA office in Arlington, VA, to discuss pressing issues regarding respiratory protection. Representatives from 3M, Gentex, Kimberley Clark, Honeywell, MSA, Moldex, Scott Safety, and SureWerx were in attendance to review topics such … Read More

ISEA Advises OSHA to Publish Standard on Heat Stress, Consider Cooling PPE

Posted on February 28, 2022

Over the last month, OSHA has been reviewing comments about its Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) for Heat Injury and Illness Prevention in Outdoor and Indoor Work Settings. OSHA reviews these public comments to help determine if and how it should proceed with rulemaking for a heat-specific workplace standard. A standard specific to heat-related … Read More