The latest revision of the high-visibility standard,  ANSI/ISEA 107, which appeared earlier this year, has some significant changes and differences over previous editions. Experts from the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) will describe the changes in the latest revision, and provide valuable information on what you need to know to comply with regulations.

The annual NATE Unite event is widely regarded as the largest and most comprehensive event in the U.S. for the wireless infrastructure industry. ISEA members will discuss a new industry initiative to standardize solutions available to protect workers from objects falling 
from heights. (see pgs. 16-17)


The 10 best safety glasses that offer protection and style. 

MSA's Latchways Centre of Excellence in Devizes, UK has won the Manufacturing 
Innovation Award for its Mini Personal Fall Limiter (PFL) at the Made in the South West 
Awards, held in Bristol on November 2nd.

"Embroidered logos are sleek, professional, and durable. They represent one of the most 
popular branding methods to stand out from the crowd and differentiate your brand image."

DSM Dyneema Introduces New Level Cut Protection with Black Dyneema Diamond Technology

DSM Dyneema has introduce Black Dyneema Diamond Technology, a fibre innovation 
that it says combines next level cut protection and uncompromised comfort, with specific 
benefits for tough jobs. 

"We are excited to welcome such an esteemed group of individuals to SEI," said SEI 
President, Patricia Gleason. "We look forward to their guidance as we continue to develop 
and expand our testing and certification programs over the coming year." 

Airgas, the leading U.S. supplier of industrial gases, welding technologies, and safety 
products, announced that its Advanced Fabrication Technologies group will attend and 
exhibit at FABTECH 2016 (Booth #N4720), November 16-18 at the Las Vegas Convention 

The course, part of UL Workplace Health & Safety's comprehensive and award-winning 
online eLearning library, provides information on the different types of PPE, a worker's responsibility for PPE usage, how to select the appropriate PPE for different hazards, 
and the principles of proper PPE use, care, and maintenance.


"If all employers simply corrected the top 10 hazards, we are confident the number of 
deaths, amputations and hospitalizations would drastically decline," said Thomas Galassi, 
OSHA's director of enforcement programs.

The results are in. After the first "Hear and Now" Noise Safety Challenge event last week, 
hosted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the Occupational Safety 
and Health Administration and the Mine Safety Health Administration, inventors were 
recognized for submissions that aim to provide solutions to reducing hearing loss from 
workplace exposures.

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


The Work at Height Regulations 2005 were introduced in a bid to prevent death and injury 
caused by falls from height, therefore minimising risks to workers.

Around 1.3 million people suffer from a work-related illness, according to the latest figures 
from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).


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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