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OH&S Announces 2016 NPOY Winners (Ansell, Bradley Corp, e-Hazard, Honeywell Industrial, MSA, MCR, Superior Glove)

Transaction expands and enhances MSA technology offerings in the global market for 
fixed gas and flame detection systems.

One of the biggest trends seen among the 2016 Big 50 list of industrial 
distributors is the continuation of mergers and acquisitions - a trend that has been hot 
for several years and apparently will continue for many more.

"The policy defines arc flash, specifies the required precautions and personal 
protective equipment (PPE), describes the system assessment methods and 
addresses non-compliance measures." 

The top three emerging trends driving the traffic safety products market in the U.S. 
according to Technavio research analysts are:
* Introduction of technologically advanced safety vests
* Increasing innovations in traffic safety products
* Increasing concern about worker safety

The International Code Council Call for Committee Members

The International Code Council (ICC) is accepting applications for committee openings
This "Call for Committee Members" is for openings on the following councils 
and committees:
Codes and Standards Council
Four Code Action Committees:
Building (BCAC)
Fire (FCAC)
Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, and Swimming Pool & Spas (PMGCAC)
Sustainability, Energy & High Performance (SEHPCAC)
  New Code Action Committee: Compliance Code Action Committee (CCAC)
  Ad Hoc Committee on Healthcare
  Membership Council Governing Committees
Each Council Committee acts as a liaison between its Council and the ICC Board of 
Directors, provides feedback and recommendations to the Board regarding various ICC 
services, helps build and improve relationships with stakeholders, and acts as an advocate 
for areas of professional or technical interest important to the Council Members.
If you have any questions about the Codes and Standards Council, Code Action Committees (CACs) or the Ad Hoc committees, call ICC at 888-ICC-SAFE ext. 4345. If you have any 
questions about the Membership Council Governing Committees, please call ICC 
at 888-ICC-SAFE ext. 5268.

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


There's a considerable range of potential uses for smart textiles including military, industrial 
and medical applications such as smart bandages, virtual reality gloves, wearables with 
sensor and heat properties, safety equipment for the defense industry, etc.


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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