In This Issue
Safety Industry & Member News
Washington Update 
Emerging PPE & Global News
  • MSA Safety Leads Industry With Rigorous Testing Process (Germany)
  • Alberta Overhauls Workplace Safety Rules

Sheila Eads, President and Chief Executive Officer of ERB Industries was elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), at the association's Annual Meeting in Arlington, VA. Craig Wallentine, Global Business Development Manager from DowDuPont, was elected Vice Chairman. In addition, the membership elected industry leaders Brian Myers from 3M Personal Safety Division and 
Kelly Kolb from Kimberly-Clark Professional, to seats on the Board of Trustees.


Businesses Team Up on Interactive Protective Gear (Ergodyne and Corvex Connected Safety)

Two Minnesota-based companies are working to help safety professionals predict and 
prevent possible job hazards. Safety gear maker Ergodyne and platform developer Corvex Connected Safety are connecting smart personal protective equipment (PPE) to a platform 
that shares real-time data, insights, and safety risk concerns from and with workers 
connected to the gear.

Edward D. "Jed" Bullard, Chairman of the Bullard Board of Directors, has named Victoria 
"Wells" Bullard as the Company's new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. 
A family-owned company, Wells Bullard represents the fifth generation of family leadership 
at Bullard.

With a continuous push for new product innovation, leaders like Scott Safety, now part of 
3M, are not only providing the best equipment to protect firefighters and first responders in 
their daily jobs, but doing our part through product design, messaging, and strategic 
partnerships to educate and protect the long-term health of firefighters around the world.
(ISEA, DuPont and Honeywell)

Kicking off at the International Safety Equipment Association's Annual Meeting, this 
campaign will advocate for proper education, new innovations, and workplace leadership 
to instill a culture of safety that reduces risk for injury and death.

Here are CRN's 15 coolest industrial IoT companies that are leveraging their channel to 
deploy analytics and data monitoring tools on the industrial floor, deploy connected smart equipment, and ultimately bridge IT with operational technology.

MRO products distributor  Grainger, No. 2 on Industrial Distribution's  Big 50 List, hosted 
a grand opening to celebrate its new distribution center in Bordentown 
Township, NJ.


standards for total inward leakage of half-mask air-purifying particulate respirators.

The preliminary cause of the worker's death was ruled multiple blunt force trauma, but a final cause has not yet been determined, according to Clark County Coroner Billy Scott.

OSHA's Alliance Program Construction Roundtable is a forum for employers to share 
information and address challenges. Participants represent organizations in OSHA's 
construction alliance program. In a recent blog post, Dr. John W. Mroszczyk provided an 
update on the work of the group and shared statistics about ongoing challenges the industry 


MSA Safety has won the rigorous German DIBt ( Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik) safety certification for its Latchways Constant Force system.

Workers in Alberta would be able to refuse unsafe work conditions under new workplace 
safety legislation the provincial government is proposing.


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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