The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), which provided comments on the proposal and testified at a 2011 public hearing on it in Washington, applauds the rule.

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) has announced the 2016 
recipient of the annual Robert B. Hurley Distinguished Service Award. James R. Thornton, CSP, CIH, will be recognized at the association's Award Dinner on Nov. 30 at the Westin Alexandria in Alexandria, Va.


ErgoSkeleton Devices
StrongArm's ErgoSkeleton line includes the V22 ErgoSkeleton™ and the 
FLx ErgoSkeleton™, designed to help protect industrial workers from back injuries, 
referred to by StrongArm as "Industrial Athletes."  Both products are ergonomically 
designed exoskeletons that, under certain lifting scenarios, have potential to deliver 
a significant return on investment through injury risk reduction.

Workers that need to wear hearing protection on the job often have diverse safety 
and usability concerns. In fields such as manufacturing, allowing for communication 
while blocking out consistent loud noises is important.

Safety products manufacturer MSA (Cranberry Township, PA) has announced the 
release of three new fall-protection products.

"Helping our customers prevent fire, arc flash, shock, electrocution and other incidents 
that could cause serious injury is our top priority," said Brian McCauley, vice 
president-Salisbury Assessment Solutions. "These electrical hazards repeatedly rank 
among the top 10 most-cited violations by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health 
Administration (OSHA)."

Innovative Kimberly-Clark Recycling Program Helps Universities Turn Used 
Gloves into Eco-Responsible Durable Goods 
The  Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) at the  University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and  Purdue University have diverted almost six tons of waste from landfills 
through an innovative recycling program that turns used lab gloves and garments into 
shelving, flowerpots and lawn and garden furniture.

The Rogers County Board of County Commissioners on Monday approved a contract 
with a local company to dispense safety equipment - and possibly tools - to county 
crews for better around-the-clock inventory management.

Whether it's at the start of a meeting, a shift or a conference call, we've all likely 
taken part in some form of a safety moment, where someone briefly talks about a 
specific topic related to safety.


Changes in personal protective equipment will be consistent with DOL's standards for 
ensuring respirators are effective, including fit test, medical evaluation and training.

The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) request seeking information on pharmaceuticals which can, when administered before or after exposure to hazardous noise exposures, prevent or mitigate noise-induced hearing injury and, in turn, 
prevent permanent and irreversible hearing loss.

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


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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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