SEI Bulletins & Press Releases

Occasionally SEI issues bulletins and press releases of interest to industry players and consumers. Current and archived bulletins and press releases can be found on this page.

Bulletins & Press Releases

Date Issued   Notice
Jul 05, 2018   SEI and NIJ Announce Transition Plan for the NIJ 1001 Restraints Standard
Jun 22, 2018   SEI Announces Initial Certification of Chest Protectors to the NOCSAE (ND200) Standard
May 23, 2018   New Edition - ASTM F2412-2018/F2413-2017 Protective Footwear Standards
Dec 12, 2017   Article Published in the November /December 2017 Edition of ASTM Standardized News entitled, Creating Safe Living and Working Environments, by Richard Wilhelm
Sep 28, 2017   SEI Announces New Standard - NFPA 1986-2017
Nov 07, 2016   SEI Introduces New Board of Directors for 2017
Nov 01, 2016   SEI and US Lacrosse Unveil Certification Program for Women’s Lacrosse Equipment
Oct 05, 2016   SEI Flyer: SEI: The Global Leader in Certifying Products
Sep 01, 2016   SEI Selected to Manage USDA Biobased Certification Program
Jun 15, 2016   SEI & ASTM Press Release
Apr 19, 2016   ASTM & SEI Announcement
Oct 30, 2015   ANSI Awards Ritterbusch Medal to Patricia Gleason
Jan 30, 2015   NOCSAE Announcement - Third Party Certification Requirement
Sep 18, 2014   New Edition - CSA Z195-14 Protective Footwear Standard
Aug 26, 2014   New Edition - ANSI/ISEA Z89.1-2014 American National Standard for Industrial Head Protection
May 16, 2014   SEI Elects New Directors
Jan 01, 2014   Article Published in the January/February 2014 Edition of HSME magazine entitled, Facing Up To Safety, Looking at PPE Options For Above The Neck Protection, by Patricia Gleason, President, Safety Equipment Institute
Nov 27, 2013   NIOSH Respirator User Notice - ECBC Chemical Warfare Agent Testing
Nov 15, 2013   SEI Enters Agreement with ICS
Nov 01, 2013   Article Published in the November 2013 Edition of Health & Safety International magazine entitled, In the Event of a Fire, Protecting Against Industrial Flash Fire, by Patricia Gleason, President, Safety Equipment Institute
May 17, 2013   SEI Elects Officers and Directors
Apr 30, 2013   New Edition - NFPA 1999 Standard on Protective Clothing for Emergency Medical Operations 2013 Edition
Feb 01, 2013   New Edition - NFPA 1994 Standard on Protective Ensembles for First Responders to CBRN Terrorism Incidents 2012 Edition
Feb 01, 2013   New Edition - NFPA 1992 Standard on Liquid Splash-Protective Ensembles and Clothing for Hazardous Materials Emergencies 2012 Edition
Jan 16, 2013   New Standard - NFPA 1801Standard on Thermal Imagers for the Fire Service 2013 Edition
Jan 01, 2013   Article Published in January 2013 Edition of Industrial Safety Review entitled, SEI Certifies Thermal Imagers to New NFPA Criteria Used By The Emergency Responders
Jun 01, 2012  

Article Published in the June 2012 Edition of OSA entitled, Chemical Protection, Use of Certified Chemical Protective Clothing in the Workplace, by Patricia Gleason, President, Safety Equipment Institute 

Oct 17, 2011    SEI Names New Project Manager 
Feb 04, 2011   News Update - The Glove Corporation 
Feb 19, 2010   SEI Elects Officers and Directors
Dec 28, 2009   New Edition - NFPA 1975 Standard on Station/Work Uniforms for Emergency Services 2009 Edition
Jun 23, 2009   Article Published in the June 11, 2009 Edition of ISHN entitled, Hard Hat Quality Control, by Patricia Gleason, President, Safety Equipment Institute 
Mar 01, 2009   Article Published in Occupational Health & Safety (OS&H) entitled, Updates on Safety Equipment PPE Certification Activity, by Patricia Gleason, President, Safety Equipment Institute
Date Issued   Archived Notices
Dec 22, 2008   New Standard - ANSI/ASTM F2681-2008, Specification for Body Protectors Used in Equine Racing
May 30, 2008   SEI Certifies First Respiratory Protective Smoke Hood Escape Device
Oct 11, 2007   SEI Names New Technical Director
Aug 01, 2007   SEI Certifies Chemical & Biological Terrorism Ensembles used By Emergency Responders
Jun 06, 2007   New Standard - ANSI/ASSE Z359.2-2007, Minimum Requirements for a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program
Apr 05, 2007   SEI Certifies Structural and Proximity Fire Fighter Gear Used by Fire and Emergency Responders
Dec 08, 2006   SEI Elects Officers and Directors
Oct 11, 2006   ANSI Awards Meritorious Service Award to Patricia Gleason
Jul 01, 2006   SEI's Voluntary Gas Detector Tube Program  Helps with Purchasing Decisions
May 07, 2006   2007 Edition of SCBA Standard will Benefit Emergency Services Safety
Dec 01, 2005   Safety Alert-PASS Alarm Signals Can Fail at High Temperatures
Jan 10, 2005   SEI Elects Officers and Directors
Apr 01, 2003   SEI Certifies First Chemical & Biological Terrorism Ensembles
Feb 01, 2003   SEI Elects Officers and Directors
Sep 01, 2002   SEI Issues First Certifications to Revised NFPA 1981-2002 Standard
Aug 01, 2001   SEI Achieves SCC Accreditation
Aug 01, 2000   SEI Issues First Certification for Equestrian Protective Vests
Jul 01, 2000   SEI and Midwest Testing Laboratories, Inc. Sign Agreement for SEI Certification Testing
May 01, 2000   SEI and COLTS Laboratories Sign Agreement for Safety Eyewear Certification Testing
Feb 25, 1999   Non-SEI Certified Equestrian Helmets Alert (Revised)
Feb 14, 1999   First SEI and CE Certification Issued for an Equestrian Helmet
1996   SEI Achieves ANSI Accreditation
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