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Safety Industry & Member News
Washington Update 
Emerging PPE & Global News
  • 3M Drives Industrial Safety Awareness for Millions of Workers (India)
The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) will honor Daniel K. Shipp, Retired ISEA President and safety industry expert, with the 2017 Robert B. Hurley Distinguished Service Award, at the association's Award Dinner on Nov. 29 at the Westin Arlington in Arlington, Va. ISEA presents the award each year to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the advancement and promotion of workplace safety and health.

The  Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety (IOHS) course is designed to introduce professionals to the fundamentals of workplace health and safety. Advanced Arc Flash Safety Training program is designed for safety sales professionals to gain a deeper understanding 
of the safety precautions involved in the electrical workplace. 


Edward D. "Jed" Bullard, Chairman of the Bullard Board of Directors, has named Victoria 
"Wells" Bullard as the Company's new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. 
A family-owned company, Wells Bullard represents the fifth generation of family leadership 
at Bullard.

Tool tethers, lanyards and hoist buckets are commonplace at construction sites. 
Here, industry insiders share developments on these safety tools and what you need 
to know.

Acquiring the latest software for safety management and monitoring can make a 
significant difference. The key is connected technology.

Scott Safety's innovative Air-Pak self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) systems are 
the solutions of choice for many within the oil and gas industry due to their reliability and 
simple, hard-wearing design.

DSM and its DSM Dyneema business group hosted an event at DSM North America 
corporate headquarters to show support for area first responders, continuing the 
organization's NOW campaign for educating emergency response personnel and 
helping them keep up with new challenges faced on the job.


Association (ISEA), OSHA indicated that fall protection trainers who are compliant with  ANSI/ASSE Z359 (fall protection/arrest) and  ANSI/ASSE Z490 (OSH training) 
will meet the definition of qualified in the agency's  Walking and Working Surfaces rule.

"More than 1.5 million industrial robots are operating in factories worldwide, and another 
1 million are expected to be installed by 2019," said Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Loren Sweatt. "As robotic applications continue to expand, recognizing the safety and health needs of workers who operate and service these systems 
is vital."


In a bid to raise awareness among the labor force on the importance of safety measures and proper equipment in the workplace, 3M, in association with the Directorate General, Factory Advice Service & Labour Institutes (DGFASLI), Ministry of Labour and Employment, 
launched the Audhyogik Suraksha Rath (mobile industrial safety training van). 


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.

Disclaimer Statement:
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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