The Asian Section of the International Society for Respiratory Protection (ISRP) will host the 18th International Conference in Yokohama Japan.
The theme of the conference is "The Safe Use of Respiratory Protective Devices by More People who Need Respiratory Protection."   See flyer here.

Firefighters compete in pairs wearing full firefighting gear and Scott 5.5 Air-Pak breathing apparatus, racing head-to-head as they simulate the physical demands of real firefighting.

Hosted every summer at one of Minnesota's most acclaimed and top rated courses, 
the 65 Roses Golf Classic: A Tenacious Tournament, provides an ideal setting for 
entertaining business partners, mingling with other leading professionals, and 
contributing to a great cause.  

Selecting the right PPE offers other benefits, including reduced costs and risks, 
a better reputation for corporate responsibility and increased productivity, with 
happier, healthier and more motivated workers.

3M Protecta PRO Fall Protection Full Body Harness Upgraded for Compliance and Confidence

Capital Safety Australia & New Zealand presents a newly redesigned and upgraded 
fall protection full body harness that provides total compliance, absolute confidence and uncompromising value.

Motion Industries Inc., a Birmingham-based industrial parts distributor, has broken 
ground for its new distribution center in Grand Prairie.

Disposable Protective Apparel Market : Potential and Niche Segments, Geographical Regions and Trends to 2022 (Report available for purchase)

North America and Western Europe hold major shares in total disposable protective 
apparel market, and Asia Pacific excluding, Japan is expected to be one of the fastest 
growing market. 


OSHA found that Altamont Ambulance -- which does business as Effingham City-County Ambulance in the city of Effingham -- violated a number of standards related to the 
protection of employees from injury and illness.

OSHA Philadelphia Area Office Director Nicholas DeJesse said that if the dead or 
injured workers' employers would have provided adequate fall protection, the accidents 
could have been avoided.

Starting next month, companies found to be in violation of workplace safety rules in 
the United States will face fines nearly double what they would have paid previously.

"This funding will enable educational, governmental, and industry organizations across 
the country to develop training resources and train miners in an effort to ensure they 
return home - safe and healthy - after every shift," Joseph A. Main, assistant secretary 
of labor for mine safety and health, says in a press release.

The nation's federal public health system should strengthen its response to major 
public health threats, both internationally and domestically.

For more information on policy related topics please contact Dan Glucksman 
at 703-525-1695.


IFSEC Southeast Asia is set to provide more insights on Occupational, Safety and Health 
for the region's industry players.

Belgian technical textile and PPE developer Sioen Industries is set to supply 25,000 
protective jackets and trousers to the national fire service.


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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