In This Issue
Safety Industry & Member News
Washington Update 
Emerging PPE & Global News
  • A New Super Strong Leather Material (DSM Dyneema)
  • Hohenstein to Discuss PPE in Dusseldorf

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

Reminder: 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.


Honeywell's popular Searchline Excel open-path Infrared gas detector, a staple on offshore 
oil platforms around the globe, now has Bluetooth connectivity to speed up maintenance 
and reduce downtime, thanks to an updated app for a smart junction box (model: OELD) 
with local display that attaches to the detector. 

"The search for a connector that can be tied off in multiple directions is over," said 
Judd Perner, product development specialist at 3M Personal Safety Division. "Many 
of the hooks on the market can be a nuisance to open where the operator's hand is 
placed right in the opening creating a pain point. The Comfort Grip Connector opens 
and closes easily and comes with a hand guard so knuckles are protected while making 
a connection."

CleanSpace Technology, a global manufacturer of powered air purifying respiratory 
protection, released its CleanSpace2 Power Unit Respirator Trial Kit designed to provide organizations in the construction industry with high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter 
protection to help meet the OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1153 Respirable Crystalline Silica in 
Construction and OSHA 29 CFR 1910 General Industry regulations.

"As an industry, it is important we acknowledge and respect those who dedicated their life 
to service," said Jeff Emery, director, marketing and product management with Scott Safety. 
"With deep roots in the rescue industry and products that are made in the USA, we're 
committed to supporting philanthropic organizations that share our passion for protecting 
our country's firefighters and remembering our fallen heroes."


NIOSH's new, free software platform can track and monitor emergency workers in a myriad 
of situations.

The funds support New York City's anti-terror and emergency preparedness equipment and programs including the New York City Police Department's Critical Response Command, 
New York City Fire Department's active shooter response training, and radiological detection 


This leather is both incredibly lightweight and surprisingly strong and it could have all sorts 
of applications.

Under the motto  Together we make textiles safe, experts from the Hohenstein Group will 
be presenting at the A+A show, which opens its doors in Düsseldorf from 17-20 October 
2017. The Group's representatives will be available in person to address all questions 
and projects relating to PPE and functional corporate fashion.


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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