ISEA Updates Personal Fall Protection Equipment Use and Selection Guide

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

ISEA’s New Initiative Seeks to Standardize Solutions to Protect Workers from Dropped Objects

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2015 there were 519 fatalities from being struck by an object or equipment in the United States, and 247 were caused by a falling object. Regulators and professionals have acknowledged the serious, life-threatening risks of falling objects and are instilling rules to ensure proper precautions are followed in … Read More

2017 National Safety Stand-Down to Stop Fall Fatalities and Injuries

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)’s annual Safety Stand-Down initiative to prevent falls in construction is set for May 8-12, 2017. Created to raise fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries, the Safety Stand-Down is a voluntary event designed for employers to talk to employees about … Read More

Administration to Clamp Down on Regulations

By Dan Glucksman, ISEA Public Affairs Director The Administration shot out of the gate rushing to clamp down on any and all regulations including proposed and final rules. Two communications from the White House put Washington’s regulatory community in a holding pattern:  the first was the Priebus Memo, which called back any regulation not yet … Read More

New ISEA Member Announcement – West Coast Corporation

ISEA, the leading association for personal protective equipment and technologies, and ANSI-accredited standards developing organization is pleased to welcome West Coast Corporation as its newest member. Based in Ontario, California, the company manufactures retractable lanyards for a variety of applications, including tool tethering. For more information, visit http://www.wcc-mfg.com

ISEA Awards 2017 Bailey Scholarship to North Carolina State University Student

Kelsey T. Shevlin of Columbus, OH, has won the 2017 Lincoln C. Bailey Memorial Scholarship presented by the ISEA. Ms. Shevlin is currently a junior at North Carolina State University, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics with a minor in Accounting and Italian. She has a perfect 4.0 cumulative GPA and has earned several academic … Read More

New ISEA Member Announcement – Jendco Safety Supply Inc.

ISEA, the leading association for personal protective equipment and technologies, and ANSI-accredited standards developing organization is pleased to welcome Jendco Safety Supply as its newest associate member. Jendco Safety Supply is an internationally recognized family owned and operated wholesale & retail safety supply distributor located in Columbus, Ohio. For more information, visit https://www.jendcosafety.com/

New ISEA Member Announcement – Guardian Fall Protection

ISEA, the leading association for personal protective equipment and technologies, and ANSI-accredited standards developing organization is pleased to welcome Guardian Fall Protection as its newest member. Founded in 1993 and based in Kent, Washington, Guardian Fall Protection is an international leader in fall protection and safety equipment, custom engineered fall protection systems, and construction job site safety … Read More