Updated Personal Fall Protection Equipment Use and Selection Guide

Posted on May 8, 2017

ISEA has released an updated version of the association’s popular Personal Fall Protection Equipment Use and Selection Guide. The guide has been extensively updated to reflect new regulations and standards, particularly the November 2016 OSHA rules for walking-working surfaces and fall protection in general industry, and changes to the ANSI/ASSE Z359 standards. The guide provides practical, … Read More

Why You Should Buy Your PPE From a QSSP

Posted on April 1, 2017

What is a QSSP? It’s not a product mark, so don’t look for it on the label. QSSP stands for Qualified Safety Sales Professional, and you’ll find those four letters after the names of safety sales professionals who have prepared themselves to be your partners in prevention of worker injuries and illness. As a safety … Read More

Is PPE Working for Women?

Posted on March 23, 2017

By Rebecca Ghani, Occupational Health [at Work] Occupational Health [at Work] spoke to ISEA president, Daniel Shipp to get the manufacturers’ perspective on PPE for women. Read the article here or view it below.

Understanding the Role of Rubber Insulating Gloves in NFPA 70E Compliance

Posted on March 23, 2017

By Richard Rivkin, President and CEO, Saf-T-Gard International The risks associated with shock and electrocution from inadvertent contact with energized parts have long been recognized as a threat to electrical workers, and they aren’t going away anytime soon if ever. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), electrocution is the fifth leading cause of … Read More

What You Need to Know About the Recent ANSI/ISEA 107 Changes

Posted on February 3, 2017

Free Webinar Replay: What You Need to Know About the Recent Changes to the High Visibility Safety Apparel Standard ANSI/ISEA 107 to Comply with Regulations The latest revision of the high-visibility standard ANSI/ISEA 107, has some significant changes and differences over previous editions. Experts from the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) will describe the changes in the … Read More

Get Ready for Winter Working Conditions with the Right Outerwear and Footwear

Posted on January 2, 2017

By Jim Towey, Vice President of Marketing for Tingley Rubber Corp. Even though the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) only has general requirements for cold weather protective clothing, that doesn’t mean it’s not in an employer’s interest to protect workers from the elements. Cold weather can be an occupational hazard that can lead to … Read More

NIOSH Fast Facts: Protecting Yourself from Cold Stress

Posted on December 5, 2016

Workers who are exposed to extreme cold or work in cold environments may be at risk of cold stress. Extremely cold or wet weather is a dangerous situation that can cause occupational illness and injuries such as hypothermia, frostbite, trench foot, and chilblains. NIOSH Fast Facts: Protecting Yourself from Cold Stress [PDF 577KB]

Efficient Placement of Sensors

Posted on December 5, 2016

By Don Galman, Honeywell Analytics ‘How many detectors do I need?’ and ‘where should I locate them?’ are two of the most often asked questions about gas detection systems, and probably two of the most difficult to answer. Unlike other types of safety related detectors, such as smoke detectors, the location and quantity of detectors required … Read More

Participating in the ISEA Standard Consensus Process

Posted on December 4, 2016

Standards Are Vital to the Marketplace Transparency and consensus are cornerstone principles in the development of voluntary industry standards drafted by ISEA product groups.  By participating as a member of the formal consensus body having final authority on whether a candidate standard is submitted to ANSI for acceptance as an American National Standard you can: … Read More