Worker Protections


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fatal occupational injuries in 2020 from exposure to harmful substances or environments.

Instruments Buyers Guide

Instruments Worker Protections

Industrial instruments are environmental monitoring and measuring devices for use in the workplace. These include fixed and portable air-sampling monitors, gas detector tubes and sampling pumps, passive dosimeters, and other instruments used in general industry, construction, and emergency response.

American National Standards

These ISEA standards are no longer maintained according to the ANSI Essential Requirements and have been withdrawn.

If you have questions about their withdrawal from ANSI, please email

ANSI/ISEA 102-1990 (R2015) WITHDRAWN – Gas Detector Tubes – Short-Term Type for Toxic Gases and Vapors in Working Environments 

ANSI/ISEA 104-1998 (R2015) WITHDRAWN – Air Sampling Devices – Diffusive Type for Gases and Vapors in Working Environments

Additional Resources

Use and Selection Guide: Fixed Gas Detection Systems
Statement on Validation of Operation for Direct Reading Portable Gas Monitors

Committees & Panels

ISEA is represented on the following standards committees and panels:

  • ANSI Z117 – Confined Spaces
  • ANSI Z10 Committee on Occupational Health and Safety Systems
  • ANSI Homeland Security Standards Panel
  • AIHA Gas & Vapor Detection Systems Committee
  • ASTM E54 Committee on Homeland Security Applications
  • NFPA Technical Correlating Committee – Fire & Emergency Service Protective Clothing & Equipment
  • NFPA Technical Committee on Fire Service Occupational Safety and Health
  • NFPA Technical Committee on Gas Hazards

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