In This Issue
Safety Industry & Member News
  • Trends in Head, Face Protection (Petzl, Radians)
  • Seven Elements for a Hearing Conservation Program & You (3M Personal Safety)
  • ISEA Protection Update Fall Issue 
  • Checking Out the Safety+ Expo (MCR Safety)
  • Fentanyl Incident Spurs Push for First Responder Gear
Washington Update 
Emerging PPE & Global News
  • Bunzl Acquires Chinese PPE Distributor

The 2017 ISEA Annual Meeting, the association's largest meeting, promises to be an 
exciting venue for all things safety equipment, including advocacy, policy updates and connecting with safety equipment industry colleagues.

Key Event Highlights:
  • Current OSHA priorities in the new Administration
  • Dr. John Howard on NIOSH's Strategic Vision, and PPE-related research
  • Lynn L. Bergeson on Cal Prop 65 next steps, exemption and labeling options for PPE manufacturers
  • Jonathan Karl, with an insider's view on Washington D.C. - including the White House
  • Safety Trends and Policy panel discussion (speakers to be announced)
  • Focusing on the future, an update from ISEA
  • Honoring Daniel K. Shipp with the Robert B. Hurley Distinguished Service Award

Policy Update Call for ISEA Members, September 18 at 11:00 am (EST)
Join your ISEA colleagues for a 30-minute call about key federal policy developments, and Cal Prop 65. 

ISEA public affairs director Dan Glucksman, will provide an update on issues impacting PPE manufacturers and suppliers.

Call in number: 800-989-2842
Passcode: 525-1695.

Contact Dan Glucksman at 703-525-1695 for more information.


Industry insiders discuss what's new in head and face protection and the importance of 
using the correct personal protective equipment.

3M recommends seven elements for Hearing Conservation Programs (HCPs) that are 
based on both OSHA requirements and best practices recommendations from NIOSH. 
They are Measure, Control, Protect, Check, Train, Record, and Evaluate.

In this issue: "Safety Equipment Works for You" - Bullard and Ergodyne, ISEA update,
content from ISEA safety partners, and "New Safety Innovations" from ISEA members.

Safety+'s schedule is unusual for a large U.S. safety show because the expo hours are 
broken up into several separate segments, in order not to conflict with attendees' workshops.

Rep. RoseLee Vincent filed a bill that would require police officers, firefighters, emergency 
medical technicians and corrections officers responding to the scene of an overdose to 
wear personal protective equipment including gloves, a mask and safety glasses.


Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta on Aug. 21 appointed Wayne Palmer acting 
assistant secretary for the Mine Safety and Health Administration.

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's homepage has been 
redesigned to replace a section that detailed workplace fatalities with a section about 
OSHA working with employers.

According to a news release the agency issued Friday, OSHA found at least one 
employee was exposed to excessive levels of hexavalent chromium and another 
worker suffered severe injuries after being hit by a moving piece of machinery. 


UK-based distribution and outsourcing group  Bunzl plc has acquired Chinese personal 
protection equipment distributor HSESF, the company's first acquisition in China. 


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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