Among the names that have surfaced as possible choices are:
James Thornton, safety director at shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries.
The West Point, NE Prinz Grain & Feed animal feed facility is facing $526,633 in fines
proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after an investigation into a worker's death from grain engulfment revealed multiple violations of OSHA grain handling standards.
"ISEA's fall protection members routinely create new fall protection solutions, including
custom configurations, using modern technology for a wide array of workplace fall
hazards," said Marc Harkins, Product Group Manager for MSA Safety, and Chair of
ISEA's Fall Protection Group. "We recognize the importance of comprehensive, relevant
and practical OSHA regulations that will result in meaningful protection of the nation's
workforce from fall hazards."
For more information on policy related topics, contact ISEA's Government Relations Director