ANSI/ISEA Z308.1-2021 Updates

Staying up to speed on requirements for your business can be a lot to manage and we know nothing is more important to a business than the health and safety of their employees. Cintas has you covered with the new products you need to help you stay READY™.

International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) is a recognized leader in the development of ANSI-accredited safety equipment standards, in the U.S. and around the world. Their mission to be the catalyst that ensures safety protocols are better, conforming, understandable, and used.*

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is proud to support the development of critical workplace-safety related standards that help ensure safety comes first, no matter the setting.* Standards are revisited, rescinded or reaffirmed for continual improvement – the last update was released in 2015 and the latest version was released 4/15/2022.

Below are some areas in which ANSI has provided recent guidance:

  • Ongoing maintenance of first aid kits
  • New required and recommended items
  • Employer to conduct workplace hazard assessment
  • Quantity and location of first aid kits
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Bleeding Control Kits in the workplace
  • Click here for access to the full standard

ANSI – a private non-profit organization that creates voluntary consensus standards. Their primary mission is to set standards that create a level of safety across an entire industry.

OSHA – is a government agency that is charged with assuring safe working conditions by setting and enforcing standards. OSHA can adopt ANSI’s standards into law.

ANSI sets standards, OHSA enforces them.


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