In This Issue
  • ISEA Adds October QSSP Class 
Safety Industry & Member News
Washington Update 
Emerging PPE & Global News
  • Safety Helmet Scheme Launched (Hong Kong)
ISEA has added an additional Qualified Safety Sales Professional (QSSP) class in 2017, to meet the growing number of safety sales professionals seeking to become QSSPs. The new class will be held on October 9-13, and will provide 40 additional enrollment slots to safety sales and marketing professionals interested in taking the popular QSSP program.


High Five: Protecting Our Most Important Tool (Ansell, DSM D3O, Dyneema, Ergodyne, Magid, MCR Safety)

As many as 1 million hand injuries occur in workplaces each year, ranging from cuts to amputations. A hand safety policy, along with the use of appropriate hand protection and 
safety knives, can reduce or eliminate most of those workplace injuries.

The article lists the best work harnesses for engineers.

  OSHA stresses its three lines of defense philosophy helps eliminate or reduce potential  exposures to hazards. 


While MIOSHA officials struggle to explain the 48 percent spike in Michigan workplace 
fatalities in one year, some national safety experts say the state could do more to reduce the deaths.

"They said, well by time we get out there it'll probably be all taken care of, and we 
don't have the manpower to work on every complaint we receive."

OSHA outlined employer responsibilities for keeping young workers safe, noting, 
"Young workers are those new to the workforce, even up to age 24. Young workers can 
be an asset to your workforce. However, it may be their first job or the first time they are 
operating equipment."


The Safety Helmets with Y-type Chin Straps Sponsorship Scheme was announced at a 
seminar co-organized by the Labor Department and the Occupational Safety & Health 
Council today.

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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The Information provided in the Market Intelligence Digest (MID) also includes information derived from various third parties which may not be endorsed or supported by the ISEA, and does not necessarily reflect any policies, procedures, standards or guidelines of the ISEA, it mainly serves as a means to inform readers. Whilst the Information and the third party Information contained in the MID have been presented with all due care, the ISEA does not warrant or represent that the Information or the third party Information are free from errors or omissions.

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