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Safety Industry & Member News
Washington Update 
Emerging PPE & Global News
  • New Processes for Cleaning High-Visibility Clothing

According to the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), sufficient PPE includes respiratory masks, long sleeve shirts, pants, work boots, gloves and protective eye wear. 


In 2014, 367 women died on the job, according to the 2017 edition of the National Safety 
Council chartbook "Injury Facts." That same year, women experienced nearly 350,000 
injuries involving days away from work. Here, industry insiders discuss what's new to the 
market and why keeping women in mind when creating PPE is so important.

The DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards guidelines dictate that winning designs 
should be "unique or groundbreaking in their approach and challenge the boundaries of conventional hand/arm protection."

CleanSpace Technology opened its  Online Welding Respiratory Safety Resource Center
a resource  to educate organizations on the respiratory hazards of welding, key 
considerations for respiratory protection and the best respirator equipment options. 


Employees in many industries are protected from possible hazards by wearing high-visibility clothing during their activities. However, during the work, the high-visibility clothing can 
become contaminated by, for example bitumen, tar or buffer grease. This contamination 
reduces the warning effect of the high-visibility clothing.


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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