In This Issue
  • NIOSH, Partners, Announce Fourth Annual Stand-Down for Fall Safety
Safety Industry & Member News
Washington Update 
Emerging PPE & Global News
  • AXIL Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For Mainstream Hearing Protection

        NIOSH, Partners, Announce Fourth Annual Stand-Down for Fall Safety
Participants, like the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), acknowledge the value of training, reinforcement and cutting-edge solutions.


 "Having received NFPA approval in February of this year, we're looking forward to the FDIC 
show as the best stage to illustrate - in a very real manner - our commitment to continually innovate on behalf of firefighters across the globe.  It also gives us the ability to demonstrate 
how the G1 iTIC has the potential to literally save lives," said  Steve Blanco, Vice President 
and General Manager for MSA's business in the U.S. and Canada.

"...Overexertion involving outside sources ranked first among the leading causes of disabling injury. This event category, which includes injuries related to lifting, pushing, pulling, holding, carrying or throwing objects, cost businesses $13.79 billion in direct costs and accounted for 
23 percent of the overall national burden. Falls on same level ranked second with direct 
costs of $10.62 billion and accounted for 17.7 percent of the total injury burden.  Falls to a 
lower level ranked third at $5.50 billion and 9.2 percent of the burden, and struck by object or equipment ranked fourth at $4.43 billion and 7.4 percent.  Other exertions or bodily reactions ranked fifth at $3.89 billion and 6.5 percent of the total injury burden. These top five injury 
causes accounted for 63.8 percent of the total cost burden..."


The online tool allows mining companies to calculate the cost of injury claims and see how 
they could profitably spend the savings they'd realize from preventing injuries.

Growers will need a medical evaluation and respirator fit test to handle and apply some 
pesticides this season.

"The leading causes of private sector worker deaths (excluding highway collisions) in the construction industry were falls [364 out of 937], followed by struck by object [90], 
electrocution [81], and caught-in/between [67]." Preventing these four causes of death 


What makes these earplugs distinctive it that they are non-electronic and allow a certain 
range of sound in, but then automatically, and mechanically, they are able to react to louder sounds and dampen them automatically, a feature normally only found in expensive, 
electronic protection. There are no moving parts, the attenuation is a result of the acoustic 

Thank you MID Readers!  ISEA Earns 2016 Constant Contact All Star Award
The annual award recognizes the most successful 10 percent of Constant Contact's customer base, based on their significant achievements using email marketing to engage their customer base and  drive results for their organization during the prior year. 

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