In This Issue
Safety Industry & Member News
Washington Update 
Emerging PPE & Global News
  • WorkSafeNB Focuses on Residential Construction Safety

ISEA, the leading association for personal protective equipment and technologies, and 
ANSI-accredited standards developing organization is pleased to welcome Guardian Fall Protection as its newest member.

Occupational Health [at Work] spoke to ISEA president,
Daniel Shipp to get the manufacturers' perspective on
PPE for women.

An exclusive event with opportunities for executive-level networking and leadership development, as well as updates on economic trends and business strategies. 
Our line-up of dynamic speakers:
  • Alan Adams, CEO, Navazon Consulting, and a former Amazon executive, on how to win with Amazon and what to consider before you take action, and why you can't afford not to have an Amazon strategy.
  • Futurist Eric Garland counsels 3M, Dow, DuPont and other companies. Mr. Garland will speak about the technological, demographic and cultural changes in the next 5-15 years, and help guide executives and leaders in integrating that knowledge into better future decisions.
  • John Felmy was Chief Economist at the American Petroleum Institute (API), and will speak about the upstream and downstream energy economy, and what it means to the safety equipment industry.
  • Brian Beaulieu, ISEA's favorite economist returns for another accurate and entertaining forecast of the domestic and international economy, and the new normal following recent world events such as Brexit and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election.

DuPont Nomex Marks First 50 Years of Enabling Endless Possibilities

Kicking off a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of an inherently heat- and flame-resistant fiber used to help provide protection to millions of people.

An independent jury of 58 design experts selected Honeywell Industrial Safety's BW Clip4 
portable gas detector, the Sensepoint XCL and XRL fixed gas detectors and the Honeywell 
Mad Air respirator for 2017 product design awards as part of the  iF International Forum (iF) 

3M workers around the world are wowing crowds at conventions and companies by 
rappelling down buildings, oil rigs and ceilings - including the Minneapolis Convention 

MSA Safety announced that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global 
leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 
World's Most Ethical Company┬«. This is the third consecutive year MSA has been 
recognized with this distinction.

"In future soldier systems, what we're looking at - and other manufacturers - is being more appropriate for different classes of threats," Angela Benoit, Defense Department market 
manager for Avon Protection Systems, told Army Times on March 14 at the Association of 
the U.S. Army Global Force Symposium in Huntsville, Alabama. 


After a few failed attempts to put an indoor heat illness prevention rule in place, the California legislature stepped in.

In its report, NIOSH has cited the following factors in the firefighter's death:
  • Lack of crew integrity;
  • Improper SCBA use;
  • Inexperienced firefighter;
  • Special service vehicle not equipped with SCBA; and
  • Lack of training on fire dynamics.

"Injuries can have devastating effects - not just on workers, but their families, friends, 
co-workers and employers. By educating industry partners, we provide the knowledge, 
tools and awareness they need to better protect themselves and their employees."

Thank you MID Readers!  ISEA Earns 2016 Constant Contact All Star Award
The annual award recognizes the most successful 10 percent of Constant Contact's customer base, based on their significant achievements using email marketing to engage their customer base and  drive results for their organization during the prior year. 

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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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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