July 20, 2015 

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Safety Industry & Member News


Washington Update 


Fayetteville State University Student Awarded 2015 Bailey Scholarship from ISEA (Scott Safety)LCB


Jadelyne Rorie of Monroe, N.C. has won the 2015 Lincoln C. Bailey Memorial Scholarship presented by the ISEA. She is the daughter of Jacqueline Rorie, who is a manufacturing associate for ISEA member company Scott Safety in Monroe, N.C.

New American National Standard for First Aid Enhances Workplace Safety OptionsFirstAid


ANSI is proud to support the development of critical workplace-safety-related standards that help ensure safety comes first, no matter the setting.  

Safety Industry & Member News
3M's Latest Revolutionary Innovation Recognized at the Prestigious BSIF Safety Awards CeremonyBSIF


3M is celebrating after winning a prestigious award for its latest revolutionary product, designed to improve occupational health for respirator users in the workplace.

Gateway Safety Launches New, User-Friendly Product CatalogGateway


Gateway Safety has announced the launch of a new product catalog. This helpful marketing tool consolidates valuable information on all Gateway Safety products, including, eye, face, head, hearing, and disposable respiratory protection and accessories.

Scott Safety Offers Six Tips for Buying an SCBAScott


Scott Safety has been a trusted name in the fire services for more than 80 years, leading in innovative firsts like development of the first Air-Pak. Download their Buyer's Guide for SCBA to learn more.

Bullard T3X Thermal Imager Joins X Factor SeriesBullard


Bullard's T3X offers firefighters an economic thermal imager equipped with the latest X Factor engine technology and image processing techniques. 

Maximum Safety Glove (Protective Industrial Products)PIP


This Maximum Safety TuffMax3 glove is performance driven and is made of the latest polyethylene fibre glove technology - high performance polyethylene (HPPE).

Kimberly-Clark Professional Publishes Mini-Guides to Aid Employee EngagementKCP


Offering bite-sized learning on health, safety and personal protection in the laboratory, these mini-guides are designed to present complex information in a more handy, easy-to-absorb and engaging format. 

New Fall-Arrest Kits from HoneywellHoneywell


Honeywell launched six new Miller H-Design all-in-one solutions for working at height.

Motion Industries Launches Safety Specialist WebsiteMotion


Motion Industries, a distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO) replacement parts, has introduced one of several new knowledge websites: www.MiSafetySpecialist.com

Washington Update

ISRP Americas Section Technical and Annual General Meeting, September 15 - 16, 2015ISRP

Join fellow respiratory protection professionals to hear selected presentations focusing on:

  • The ISO Respiratory Protective Device Standard
  • The Ebola response - Recommended PPE for healthcare workers
  • Standards development for combination unit respirators
  • Other respiratory protection topics

Fire Department Wins Federal Grant (Scott Safety)Grant


City firefighters will get what officials describe as a vital safety upgrade to part of the equipment they use on the job, thanks to a federal grant of more than $1 million.

OSHA Delays Full Enforcement of New Rule on Confined Spaces in ConstructionOSHA


In response to requests from the construction industry, OSHA is delaying full enforcement of its recently promulgated Confined Spaces in Construction Standard to allow employers additional time to comply with the rule.

Major Actions for OSHA Rules at OMBOMB


Changes will impact walking-working surfaces and beryllium regulations.

Robotics in the Workplace: How to Keep Employees Safe and Limit Exposure to OSHA CitationsRobotics


An increasing number of jobs once performed by humans are now performed by robots, and this has not escaped OSHA's attention. In fact, an OSHA test case is currently underway regarding the protection of employees when working with robots.

Emerging PPE & Global News

3M Backs Revised HSE Guidance to Tackle Exposure to Noise in the Food and Beverage Industry (UK)HSE


Protecting workers from exposure to excessive noise should be a focus for employers in the food and beverage industry, according to updated guidance from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Wurth Group Acquires Northern Safety and IndustrialWurth


German-based Würth Group has announced the acquisition of New York-based Northern Safety and Industrial, one of the largest privately held safety companies in the U.S.

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