In This Issue
  • ISEA Adds Additional QSSP Class to Meet Demand

ISEA has added an additional Qualified Safety Sales Professional (QSSP) class in 2017, meeting industry demands of safety sales and marketing professionals seeking to become QSSPs.


According to Randy Miller, Director of Operations Canada, "Radians Canada 
Distribution, Inc., will stock a comprehensive line of Radians and DEWALT® safety 
products to satisfy our customers' demands. Our world class customer service and fast 
order fulfillment will give our distributors a competitive edge in the Canadian marketplace."

Detachable self-rescue harness, from 3M/DBI-SALA.

Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA is making it easy and cost effective to 
firefighters to equip their G1 self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) with a new PASS 
alarm sound pattern designed to help firefighters locate a downed partner more quickly.

A St. Paul company is getting huge props for being a great place to work. Ergodyne makes 
work gear and clothing that helps keep you warm while working outside.

The 20th Annual 65 Roses Golf Classic is set for July 17, 2017. Over the past two 
decades,  the 65 Roses Golf Classic: A Tenacious Tournament™ has evolved into more 
than just  another summer golf tournament: it has become the premiere safety event attended 
annually by leading reps, distributors, manufacturers, and end-users.

Those writing fall protection plans must understand the hazards of harness hang 
syndrome in fall protection.

"This study suggests the need for more stringent workplace monitoring of manganese 
exposure, greater use of protective equipment and monitoring and systematic 
assessment of workers."

Rapid industrialization with increasing number of manufacturing facilities is driving the 
global gas masks market.


General fall-protection requirements in Oregon were the most-cited construction-industry rule violations with penalties totaling $603K in 2016.

A federal appeals court has been  asked to review OSHA's new fall protection  rule for general industry that covers about 112 million workers.

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


With changes on the horizon for European ladder standards, Paul Bruton, WernerCo's 
Product Development Director, assesses the shortcomings of current Standards and the 
impact that the introduction of new regulations, will have on the industry.


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.

Disclaimer Statement:
The Information provided in the Market Intelligence Digest (MID) also includes information derived from various third parties which may not be endorsed or supported by the ISEA, and does not necessarily reflect any policies, procedures, standards or guidelines of the ISEA, it mainly serves as a means to inform readers. Whilst the Information and the third party Information contained in the MID have been presented with all due care, the ISEA does not warrant or represent that the Information or the third party Information are free from errors or omissions.

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