Pat has served as president of the Safety Equipment
Institute, an accredited third-party certification organization, since
January 1994. Pat has more than 20 years of management experience serving non-profit safety-related organizations. Her area of expertise is in conformity assessment in the field of personal protective equipment and safety products. She serves as an officer on the
NFPA Technical Committee on Hazardous Materials Protective Clothing and
Equipment and the ASTM E 54 Committee on Homeland Security Applications, and is a member of the board of directors of ANSI and the SIEC.
ANSI/ASSE Z359.2-2007 is a brand new standard, the first approved standard in a series of new or revised standards that focus on fall protection and related systems. It establishes guidelines and requirements for an employer’s managed fall protection program.
Maintaining a safe workplace, be it a construction site, manufacturing operation or emergency response event, is a high priority for safety and health professionals. Workers are equipped with all types of personal protective equipment appropriate for the potential hazards they may encounter.