DOJ Cites ANSI/ISEA 105 Performance Requirements in Procurement Bid
The Department of Justice's Federal Bureau of Prisons has issued a procurement bid for law enforcement gloves for use by over 38,00 staff.  The solicitation includes reference to the ANSI/ISEA 105 standard for cut-resistant and puncture resistant properties as part of the performance requirements for candidate gloves.  Additional details on the acquisition request can be found here.

Honeywell announced the new Honeywell Life Guard Hood for fire fighters that features an innovative, patent-pending design and proven fabrics that provide better blocking protection 
against hazardous particulates compared to traditional hoods.

The long, full-beard look is a current fashion statement but presents a challenge to 
workers who are required to use respiratory protection. 

Since emergency eyewashes and showers are not frequently used, their maintenance 
may not always be top of mind. 

Do fall clearance requirements vary depending on where the user chooses to tie-off 
overhead or on foot?

The acquisition increases National  Safety Apparel's portfolio of flame-resistant brands 
and adds another market leader  to their already established brands.

Evaporative cooling vest: Now, this one was made for the construction industry! 
Made by Ergodyne, the Chill-Its evaporative cooling vest comes in gray and neon yellow. 

Roger Woodward, President of Alliance, believes office products dealers have a great 
opportunity to grow in the industrial and safety products marketplace. 

2016 marks the 80th anniversary for Saf-T-Gard International, Inc., a family-owned 
and operated global supplier of industrial safety products now in its 4th generation of 

Through this scholarship program, Grainger offers qualified community college and 
technical college students financial scholarships in industrial and public safety programs.


"The proposed regulations will put into place new strategies to prevent major incidents 
at refineries, and to protect refinery workers and surrounding communities from exposure 
to health and safety risks," said David M. Lanier, Secretary of the Labor and Workforce 
Development Agency.
Tower fatalities spike in 2006, when crews faced the digital TV transition deadline, 
according to the Wireless Estimator  tower fatality tracker.
Containing more than 600 chemical entries and appendices, the app allows users to 
search by chemical name or synonym, as well as DOT, CAS or RTECS numbers. 

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Eric Dupont, Group Marketing Manager at Capital Safety commented: "As a leader in 
fall protection we are continually striving to make improvements to our products, listening 
to needs of our end user and keeping an eye on changes in the market. 

Expoprotection 2016 Risk Prevention and Management Anticipates the Changes of Tomorrow

With more than 700 exhibitors expected, of whom 189 are newcomers, Expoprotection is reconfirming its attractiveness as a key event for risk prevention and risk management 


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Lydia Baugh.   For policy related questions, please contact Dan Glucksman 
at 703-525-1695.

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