Product & Standards Guides
Product Use and Selection Guides
The following guides are published in PDF format for viewing online, downloading or printing. They are available at no charge.
Fixed Systems for your Flame and Gas Detection Application Solutions
(10/15/2013) provides provides guidance on designing a fixed-site detection system, explains the types of sensor technologies on the market today, and lists applicable technologies for various applications.
Fall Protection Guide:
The Personal Fall Protection Equipment Use and Selection Guide
(10/14/2011) provides practical, hands-on guidance for fall protection users and administrators in their selection, use, maintenance and inspection of fall protection equipment. Included in the guide are:
Emergency Eyewash and Shower Guide:
Overview of an enterprise program for safety at heights.
Description of the components of a personal fall protection system.
Typical components for various work scenarios and applications.
Guidelines for planning the use of fall protection systems.
How to inspect the components of a fall protection system.
Cleaning, maintenance and storage.
Definitions for terms used in fall protection.
List and links to OSHA and consensus standards.
Directory of members of the ISEA Fall Protection Group.
Links to additional sources of information on fall protection standards and regulation.
The Emergency Eyewash and Shower Equipment Selection, Installation and Use Guide
provides guidance to users on the need for proper emergency eyewash and shower equipment to mitigate injury from splash and ocular incidents, to illustrate eyewash and shower equipment systems, and to assist in the proper selection, use and maintenance of emergency eyewash and shower equipment.
Papers covering various aspects of personal protective equipment and technologies. The first in the series is Frequently Addressed Topics in Fall Protection,
addressing the most commonly asked inquirities to members of the Fall Protection Group.
Safety Equipment Standards - Your Keys to Business Success
Product standards are essential for the safety equipment marketplace. A brochure from ISEA explains how these standards are developed and used, and why it's important for equipment manufacturers to participate in development of standards. Safety Equipment Standards - Your Keys to Business Success is organized in a question-and-answer format, covering US standards, international standards, and conformity assessment. Contact ISEA for a copy of the brochure, or view the PDF version here.