View the 2016 report, highlighting ISEA's milestones and achievements, and future goals for the association.

The 2016 ISEA Fall Meeting kicked-off on November 30, with a full-day of product group and committee sessions focusing on new standards development and strategies for industry growth and sustainability. At the Annual Awards Dinner, ISEA honored James R. Thornton, Director of Environmental Health and Safety for Newport News Shipbuilding, a Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, with the Distinguished Service Award.


Impact Protection Glove From Mechanix Wear Conforms To Your Hand (D3O)

The M-Pact Open Cuff work glove from Mechanix Wear provides full-coverage hand 
protection with a comfortable and convenient stretch elastic wrist closure.

By offering eyewear that is best suited to workers' safety needs first, followed closely by 
style, employers support a stronger culture of acceptance and compliance.

As the mercury drops, protecting workers from winter conditions is not something an 
employer should just plow through.

HOYA Vision Care Announces Agreement to Acquire Safety Prescription Eyewear Business from 3M

This safety prescription eyewear business is an industry leader with over 90 years' 
experience in North America and provides HOYA with a comprehensive line of frames, 
prescription lenses, and premium coating options in a custom-made solution, serviced by a network of eye care professionals. 

Dominating the list again in 2016 are frequently asked technical questions related to 
personal protective equipment (PPE), including respirators, hand protection and fall 

The top safety hazards for housekeeping workers include slips, trips and falls and sharp 

Personal Protective Equipment Projected to Reach $67.66 Billion by 2023 
(Report available for purchase)

A recent report by Global Market Insights estimates the personal protective equipment (PPE) market will reach $67.66 billion by 2023. The study cites rising employee safety and health concerns, and "a high number of industrial fatalities in unregulated regional industries,
" as driving factors.


OSHA opened its investigation May 24, in response to a complaint that employees had 
been exposed to blood and other potentially infectious bodily fluids while handling packages labeled as containing biological infectious materials. 

The agency said that from January 1, 2010, through August 31, 2016, there were 5,678 
hand injuries at the country's coalmines. 

Recommended practices promote workplace safety and health programs in construction; comments on changes in the agency's standards are now due Jan. 4.

For more information on policy related topics, contact ISEA's Government Relations Director
Dan Glucksman  at 703-525-1695.


PPE manufacturers balance innovation and pricing to leverage strong demand in the 
UK & Ireland, Germany and Scandinavia markets, find Frost & Sullivan's Visionary 
Science team.


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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