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Public Review Comment Period Opens on Proposed Industry Standard for Dropped Object Prevention

ISEA is seeking public comments in response to its proposed new standard dropped object prevention solutions.  Currently designated as ISEA 121, the standard seeks to establish minimum design, performance, and labeling requirements for solutions that reduce dropped objects incidents in industrial and occupational settings. An industry first, the standard focuses on preventative solutions actively used … Read More

ISEA Seeks Consensus Panel Participants for Key PPE Voluntary Consensus Standards

ISEA, an ANSI-accredited standard developing organization,  is seeking consensus body reviewers for two standards initiatives: ISEA 138, Performance and Classification for Impact Resistant Hand Protection:  An industry first, the proposed standard will focus on establishing appropriate testing protocols to be used to evaluate and classify gloves that offer impact protection to the back of the hand … Read More

New ISEA Member Announcement – Pyramex Safety

ISEA, the leading association for personal protective equipment and technologies, and ANSI-accredited standards developing organization is pleased to welcome Pyramex Safety as its newest member. Pyramex is a leading provider of innovative and stylish safety products, including safety glasses, head protection, hearing protection, hi-vis apparel, welding products, ergonomic supports, N95 respirators, gloves and cooling products. Based in Memphis, TN, … Read More

ISEA Members Elected Officers and Board Members at the 2017 Annual Meeting

Sheila Eads, President and Chief Executive Officer of ERB Industries was elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), at the association’s Annual Meeting in Arlington, VA. Craig Wallentine, Global Business Development Manager from DowDuPont, was elected Vice Chairman. In addition, the membership elected industry leaders Brian Myers from … Read More

New ISEA Member Announcement – Essilor

ISEA, the leading association for personal protective equipment and technologies, and ANSI-accredited standards developing organization is pleased to welcome Essilor of America as its newest member. Essilor of America manufactures and distributes optical lenses in the U.S., and offers progressive, no-glare, ophthalmic, and soft contact lenses; and optical supplies, coatings, and sun protection glasses to eye care practitioners … Read More

ISEA Partners with OSHA to Distribute Safety Equipment, Keeping Hurricane Cleanup and Recovery Workers Safe

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) partnered with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), to coordinate and distribute much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) to areas impacted by one of the most active hurricane seasons to date. ISEA is working with OSHA leadership to coordinate distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) in Texas … Read More

ISEA Honors Daniel K. Shipp, Retired ISEA President and Safety Industry Expert, With Distinguished Service Award

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) honored Daniel K. Shipp, past ISEA President and safety industry expert, with the 2017 Robert B. Hurley Distinguished Service Award, at the association’s Award Dinner on Nov. 29 at the Westin Arlington in Arlington, Va. ISEA presents the award each year to an individual who has made a significant contribution … Read More

ISEA Announces New Online Training Courses for Safety Sales Professionals

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) announces two new online training programs for safety sales and marketing professionals. The new courses are part of ISEA’s strategic initiative to provide quality professional development programs to broaden knowledge and competency in occupational health and safety. The Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety (IOHS) course is designed to … Read More

Protecting Our Heroes: A Celebration of Safety and Innovation

“Protecting Our Heroes: A Tribute to Safety and Innovation” is an online gallery, video and multi-city, pop-up exhibit launched Oct. 13 by Plastics Make it Possible. Working with the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), Plastics Make it Possible identified a dozen everyday heroes across the country – firefighters, policemen, medical professionals and other rescuers – … Read More

Plastics Make It Possible® Honors The Everyday Heroes Who Protect Us… And The Safety Innovations That Protect Them

Video, Online Gallery, and Multi-City Exhibit Bring to Life the Stories and Gear Behind Acts of Heroism They run into burning homes, brave raging floodwaters, battle devastating wildfires, and help stop epidemics. These and other heroes are featured in “Protecting Our Heroes: A Tribute to Safety and Innovation,” an online gallery, video, and multi-city pop-up exhibit … Read More