Celebrating Women in Safety for International Women’s Day

Posted on March 8, 2019

Happy International Women’s Day ISEA is proud to support International Women’s Day and celebrate the accomplishments and contributions made by hard-working women in safety! The International Women’s Day 2019 campaign theme of #BalanceforBetter is a call-to-action for driving gender balance across the world. How will you help make a difference? Right now is a great and important … Read More

National Ladder Safety Month

Posted on March 7, 2019

ISEA supports The American Ladder Institute and National Ladder Safety Month Every step matters: From step stools to extension ladders, make sure you’re putting the right foot forward. Every year over 100 people die in ladder-related accidents, and thousands suffer disabling injuries. Join the American Ladder Institute (ALI) and participate in the third annual National Ladder Safety … Read More

The Importance of FR Winter Head Protection

Posted on March 5, 2019

By National Safety Apparel (See original blog post https://www.thinknsa.com/blog/importance-fr-winter-head-protection) You may have heard of the myth that 70% of your body heat is lost through your head, and while this is only a myth, it is still extremely important to keep your head covered this winter. The amount of body heat lost depends on how much … Read More

HexArmor’s Quick Guide to the New ANSI/ISEA 138 Impact Standard

Posted on March 4, 2019

The wait is over – the new ANSI/ISEA 138 Impact Standard has officially been published! It’s no secret that hand injuries are some of the most common among jobsites, but they are also some of the most preventable – and thanks to this new impact protection standard, hand injuries will be more preventable than ever. … Read More

Bullard – Getting a Hard Start

Posted on March 4, 2019

By Stacey Simmons, Product Manager for Industrial Head and Face Protection Products at Bullard (Original article in SprayFoam.com) February 1, 2019 – On every worksite in America, workers can be seen wearing hard hats. The origin of the hard hat traces back to 1919 when inventor Edward W. Bullard introduced it to miners for protection … Read More

Hazards Invisible to the Eye are Dangerous

Posted on March 4, 2019

By Accuform Learn why protecting workers from respiratory diseases is critically important in virtually every industry! OSHA Respiratory Protection for Industry Safety Every year, OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard 29 CFR 1910.134 appears as one of the top 10 most frequently cited standards. Despite the fact that an estimated 5 million workers are required to wear respirators … Read More

OSHA Winter Weather Resource

Posted on January 30, 2019

As we experience historic low temperatures and snowfall across the country, workers may be exposed to unprecedented harsh weather conditions.  Working in cold weather brings challenges and hazards.  OSHA has resources available to help workers stay safe, including a new pamphlet on snow removal, a cold stress QuickCard in English and Spanish, and a Winter … Read More

8 Winter Essentials for Outdoor Workers

Posted on January 30, 2019

Original post by Stefanie Valentic: https://www.ehstoday.com/protective-clothing/winter-safety-head-toe   While OSHA standards require employers to protect workers from risks stemming from fall protection, there is no OSHA requirement for employers to provide workers with ordinary clothing, skin creams, or other items, used solely for protection from weather. Still, employers should take steps to protect employees against injuries and … Read More

NIOSH Cold Stress Resources

Posted on January 30, 2019

Workers who are exposed to extreme cold or work in cold environments may be at risk of cold stress. Extreme cold weather is a dangerous situation that can bring on health emergencies in susceptible people, such as those without shelter, outdoor workers, and those who work in an area that is poorly insulated or without … Read More

OSHA Cold Stress Guide

Posted on January 30, 2019

OSHA NOTE: The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) requires employers to comply with hazard-specific safety and health standards. In addition, pursuant to Section 5(a)(1) of the OSH Act, employers must provide their employees with a workplace free from recognized hazards likely to cause death or serious physical harm. Emergency Preparedness Guides do not … Read More