The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) honored James R. Thornton, CSP, CIH, with the 2016 Robert B. Hurley Distinguished Service Award, at the association's Award Dinner on Nov. 30 at the Westin Alexandria in Alexandria, Va.


Winter ISEA Protection Update Available (Tingley Rubber, Honeywell Safety, Superior Glove)

In this issue: Get Ready for Winter Working Conditions with the Right Outerwear and 
Footwear (Tingley Rubber)
Efficient Placement of Sensors (Honeywell)
ISEA Member Company Spotlight (Superior Glove)
New Safety Innovations from ISEA Members ( 3M Safety, Ansell, Ergodyne, Honeywell, 
Radians, Werner)

The City of Seattle and Seattle Fire Department have completed a multi-million dollar 
purchase of Scott Safety SCBA equipment through the NPPGov / Fire Rescue GPO 
MES contract.

In 2008,  OSHAoutlined employer requirements for purchasing and providing PPE to 
employees that complies with OSHA standards.

What challenges have you faced when selecting the best chemical protective clothing for 
your work environment?

Max Patrol Self-retracting Lifelines are ideal for those professional contractors who want to 
safely work hands free, while maintaining continuous movement. 

The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) at the University of Illinois 
Urbana-Champaign and Purdue University have diverted almost six tons of waste from 
landfills through a recycling program that turns used lab gloves and garments into shelving, flowerpots and lawn and garden furniture.

Doing your homework on the manufacturer you choose is of paramount importance.

Maintain safety in the workplace from head to toe. In this article, we take a look at OSHA requirements for eyewash safety stations.

The Lakeland Fire Department is the first department in Central Florida to invest in 150 
particle-filtering hoods from Halo that will protect firefighters from harsh and dangerous 

Visitors will be asked to put on sterile gloves, gowns and/or surgical masks, depending on 
what type of illness the patient in the room has, and what level of contact the visitor will be 
having with the patient.

Construction Industry Injury Rate Dips in 2015
There were approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by 
private industry employers in 2015, which occurred at a rate of 3.0 cases per 100 equivalent 
full-time workers, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced recently. The 2015 rate 
continues a pattern of declines that, apart from 2012, occurred annually for the last 13 years.

Global Fall Protection Equipment Market 2016 Analysis and Forecast to 2021 (Report available for purchase)

This report studies sales of Fall Protection Equipment in the Global market.


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
Dan Glucksman  at 703-525-1695.


There's a new breed of carbon fibers arriving. 


Send company events and important announcements to include in the MID to  Lydia Baugh.  
For policy related questions, please contact Dan Glucksman  at 703-525-1695.

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