In 2015 there were 519 fatalities from being struck by an object or equipment in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In response, ISEA and leading safety equipment manufacturers have joined together to protect workers from objects falling from heights.
The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) announced that Charles D. Johnson became its new president, effective August 1, 2017. Mr. Johnson succeeds Daniel K. Shipp, who retires after serving as the association’s president since 1993.
Brian Lyons, vice president-sales and marketing of International Enviroguard, Mesquite.Tex., was elected Chairman of the ISEA Board of Trustees at the association’s annual Executive Summit in Dana Point, Calif. Robert A. “Bob” Weber, CIH, global quality and regulatory affairs manager of 3M Company’s Personal Safety Division was elected Vice Chairman.