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)


Trends in Fall Protection (3M Fall Protection, Honeywell Safety Products, MSA Safety)

Fall protection industry insiders describe what's new in the field and why it's important to remember that fall protection can be more intricate than meets the eye.

MSA won the award at the 2016 National Safety Council Congress and Expo in 
Anaheim, Calif. A fall protection device, the Leading Edge SRL is designed to protect 
workers should a fall occur off of the edge of a structure. 

Evaluating PPE needs to ensure equipment is safe, meets standards and is functional and comfortable

Based on its recent analysis of the firefighter respiratory protective equipment market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Scott Safety with the 2016 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership. 

New hard hat series is the foundation of an advanced personal protective equipment system designed to withstand elevated temperatures

MSA Safety announced a $4 million contract to provide state-of-the-art respiratory protective equipment to the Boston Fire Department. 

The report also faulted the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which it 
said failed to prepare the hospital in the use of personal protective equipment, waste 
management and "other challenges."


One workplace fatality is too many, and 36 so far this year is totally unacceptable, 
Gov.  Terry McAuliffe said during the 21st annual Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Conference held recently.

We'll know a lot more about the 2017 legislative and regulatory outlook on Nov. 9, 2016, 
once the presidential election is decided.

A witness told investigators the worker unhooked himself in an attempt to untangle 
his leg from the lifeline.

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


Given the importance of preventing falls from height, 3M, the leader in safety, and 
Capital Safety, the leader in fall protection, are now connected for a safer future - 3M Fall Protection.


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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