Safety Equipment Standards

This is a list of current ISEA standards, recognized as American National Standards.  Click here for ordering information.

ANSI/ISEA 101-2014 - American National Standard for Limited-Use and Disposable Coveralls - Size and Labeling Requirements

ANSI/ISEA 102-1990 (R2015) - American National Standard for Gas Detector Tubes - Short Term Type for Toxic Gases and Vapors in Working Environments 

ANSI/ISEA 104-1998 (R2015) - American National Standard for Air Sampling Devices - Diffusive Type for Gases and Vapors in Working Environments

ANSI/ISEA 105-2011 - American National Standard for Hand Protection Selection Criteria 

ANSI/ISEA 107-2010 - American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel and Headwear

ANSI/ISEA 113-2013 - American National Standard for Fixed and Portable Decontamination Shower Units

ANSI/ISEA 201-2012 - American National Standard for Classification of Insulating Apparel Used in Cold Work Environments

ANSI/ISEA 207-2011 - American National Standard for High Visibility Public Safety Vests

ANSI/ISEA Z87.1-2015 - American National Standard for Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection Devices

ANSI/ISEA Z89.1-2014 - American National Standard for Industrial Head Protection

ANSI/ISEA Z308.1-2015 - American National Standard - Minimum Requirements for Workplace First Aid Kits and Supplies 

ANSI/ISEA Z358.1-2014 - American National Standard for Emergency Eyewash and Shower Equipment


ISEA is officially represented on the following ANSI accredited standards committees:

  • Homeland Security Standards Panel
  • A10, Safety Requirements for Construction and Demolition Operations
  • S12, Hearing Protection
  • Z10, Occupational Safety and Health Systems
  • Z49, Safety in Welding and Cutting
  • Z80, Ophthalmic Standards
  • Z87, Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection
  • Z88, Respiratory Protection
  • Z117, Confined Spaces
  • Z359, Fall Protection Equipment
  • Z365, Control of Cumulative Trauma Disorders
  • Z535, Safety Signs and Colors

ISEA is officially represented on the following technical committees of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA):

  • Correlating Committee - Fire & Emergency Service Protective Clothing and Equipment (FAE-AAC)
  • Electronic Safety Equipment for Fire and Emergency Services (FAE-ELS)
  • Fire Service Occupational Safety and Health (FIX-AAA)
  • Hazardous Materials Protective Clothing and Equipment (FAE-HAZ)
  • Respiratory Protection and Personal Alarm Equipment (FAE-RPA)
  • Special Operations Protective Clothing and Equipment (FAE-SCE)
  • Structural Fire Fighting Protective Clothing and Equipment (FAE-SFF)

ISEA is officially represented on the following technical committees of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM):

  • E34    Occupational Health and Safety
  • F23    Protective Clothing
  • Committee on Homeland Security Applications

ISEA has representation on the following Canadian Standards Association (CSA) committees:

  • Z94.1    Technical Committee on Head Protection
  • Z94.2    Technical Committee on Hearing Protection
  • Z94.3    Technical Committee on Eye Protection
  • Z96       Technical Committee on High Visibility Apparel


ISEA is represented on International Organization for Standardization (ISO) technical committees and subcommittees.  ANSI is the official US member of all international standards bodies; US companies and organizations participate as members of ANSI, through a US Technical Advisory Group (USTAG).  For more information go to ANSI's website.

  • TC94    Technical Committee for Personal Safety - Protective Clothing and Equipment
    ISEA holds the vice chairmanship of the USTAG
  • TC94/SC1    Head Protection
  • TC94/SC4    Personal Equipment for Protection against Falls
  • TC94/SC13    Protective Clothing
  • TC94/SC15    Respiratory Protection
    ISEA is administrator of the USTAG