August 3, 2015 

In This Issue
Safety Industry & Member News

Washington Update 


ISEA Seeks Consensus Panel Participants for ANSI/ISEA 105 Standard Update on Hand Protection Selection CriteriaStandard


ISEA is in the process of updating the ANSI/ISEA 105 standard on hand protection selection criteria to reflect current technologies, applications and use and to harmonize the criteria with international standards. 

Safety Industry & Member News
Mechanics Glove (Radians)Radians


The DEWALT DPG780 Performance Mechanic Work Glove provides superior grip where workers need it most.

Lakeland Industries Announces CFO Succession PlanLakeland


Lakeland Industries announced that Gary Pokrassa has retired as Chief Financial Officer, and Teri W. Hunt has been named as Acting Chief Financial Officer, effective July 17, 2015, to succeed Mr. Pokrassa. 

Product Finder App (Honeywell)Product


Uvex has developed a straightforward Product Finder App for customers to quickly and accurately locate the nearest stockists of its PPE via GPS.

New Safety Glasses Provide Metal-Frame Look, Without the Metal-Frame Price (Gateway Safety)Gateway


Gateway Safety introduces a value play in eye protection with its newest product: Ingot™ Safety Eyewear.

Platinum Protection (Bolle Safety)Bolle


The latest innovation in eye protection from Bollé Safety exceeds the requirements of all international standards, especially the EN166 K (anti-scratch) and N (anti-fog) option.

Safety by Design (Capital Safety)Safetyby


Working at heights always involves risk, but the risks increase dramatically when workers are near sharp or leading edges. 

Safety Gets Longer, Lighter Smaller (Capital Safety)Safetygets


Fall protection specialists, Capital Safety, has launched new product lines to its Protecta Rebel range.

What Safety Pros Earn and How Certification Affects SalariesWhat


The survey of more than 9,000 occupational safety and health professionals reveals they earn an annual base salary on average of $98,000 -- an increase of $8,000 since the survey was taken two years ago.

Washington Update
Understanding OSHA's Electric Power Training Requirements and StandardUnderstanding


Employees performing work on or near electric power generation or transmission or distribution facilities require training, even if they are performing non-electrical work. 

OSHA: Competent and Qualified Are Not the SameCompetent


It's the employer's responsibility to assign certain job roles to employees who fit OSHA's definitions of "competent," "qualified," "authorized" or "certified."

OSHA Seeks Work-a-Round to Issuing Citations for Recordkeeping Violations More Than Six Months OldSeeks


OSHA, through a rulemaking, is seeking to build a work-a-round to a D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals opinion on issuing citations for recordkeeping violations that are more than six months old.

Putting Out the Fire, Next TimePutting


The WHO's lethargic response to Ebola in West Africa has brought calls for creation of a new organization that would have responsibility for emergency response. 

Emerging PPE & Global News

RONCO is the First Glove Manufacturer in North America to Obtain ISO 22000 Certification for Food Safety Management SystemsRonco


RONCO, Canada's leading manufacturer of PPE, has successfully renewed the ISO 22000 certification for Food Safety Management System (FSMS) for the fourth year. 

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