February 16, 2016

ISEA, the leading association for personal protective equipment and technologies, and ANSI-accredited standards developing organization, is pleased to announce the addition of new associate member company, Technical Solutions & Services, Inc.
Supply Chain, Generational Diversity and Wearable PPE Tech.
The latest update was developed by ISEA's High-Visibility Products Group and approved by 
key stakeholders representing utility workers, safety professionals, transportation safety 
experts, testing laboratories and government agencies.

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Tingley Rubber Corporation, a leading provider of protective footwear and clothing, 
announced expansion into Canada to provide its range of unique and advantaged protective 
solutions to a growing and dynamic market.

MSA Safety Inc., Chairman, President and CEO William M. Lambert Joins Kennametal Board of Directors MSA
"We are pleased to welcome Bill Lambert as a member of Kennametal's board of 
directors," said Larry Stranghoener, Kennametal chairman. "Bill brings a reputation 
for innovation and a winning track record at driving profitable growth at MSA."
3M Deutschland GmbH and Schuberth GmbH have joined forces to develop new and
 improved ballistic head protection systems for military and law enforcement applications.
These woven microfiber products are made with an advanced evaporative cooling technology
 that combats even the most sweltering heat. 
The Glyde-SafTM Rail provides innovative overhead fall protection through its track system 
which enables smooth and uninterrupted travel while working at height
Like other distributors, Chicago, IL-based Grainger is cutting costs in some areas so it can
build the company's infrastructure, e-commerce, supply chain and IT systems. It hopes to
have those capabilities strengthened when the economy and the industry rebound later this
Panel Warns Workplace Safety is No Place for Business to Slip pamel
Communication, incentives and early diagnosis and treatment of injuries are among the keys
 to keeping workers safe on the job and employers safe from having to pay unwarranted 
workers' compensation claims

In December, Judge Carol A. Baumerich ruled that the Occupational Safety and Health 
Review Commission may have authority under the Occupational Safety and Health Act to enforce measures at other locations operated by a company that's violated OSHA regulations.
Proper fit is critical to the effectiveness of protective gear, such as chemical suits, firefighting harnesses and masks, and helmets.
The city says it is also committed to conducting more than 1,500 enforcement sweeps at 
construction sites over the next 90 days, targeting contractors with poor safety records.

DuPont Protection Solutions announced it will add two new DuPont Thermo-Man testing
 facilities in Brazil and Singapore in 2016, increasing its capacity to test and analyze the 
performance of protective apparel exposed to sudden fire, an ever-present risk in multiple
industries the company serves.
They are projected to satisfy the needs of durability in hard wearing and washing conditions 
which are prohibitive for a garment in pure cotton, without compromising the comfort of the 
garment itself, showing a top level performance when garments are washed and processed
 by commercial laundries.

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

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