EHS On Tap E202: Clearing Up the Confusion About Head Protection

On episode 202 of EHS On Tap, Cam Mackey, President and CEO of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), and Ray Chishti, Senior EHS Editor with J.J. Keller, talk about clearing up the confusion about worker head protection.

Safety professionals interested in participating in the J.J. Keller/ISEA head protection study can access the survey at The survey will remain open until end of day May 2, 2024.

Cam Mackey is President and CEO of the International Safety Equipment Association. ISEA champions a strong and vibrant personal protective and safety equipment industry through product standards, government advocacy, market insights, and industry-leading training. Appointed by the ISEA Board in May 2022, Mackey is the leading advocate for the industry that protects over 125 million workers every day in the U.S. alone.

Prior to joining ISEA, Mackey was CEO at SCIP, the non-profit advancing the practice of competitive strategy & intelligence.  He also held senior positions at Manufacturers Alliance, a professional society cultivating manufacturing executive leadership, and at Corporate Executive Board, a best practices advisory and consulting firm (now part of Gartner). He has led research studies in areas including sustainability, product management, competitive strategy, innovation, and channel strategy. He is a member of the Live Stream Interchange Advisory Board, and the Finance Committee of the Edmund Burke School.

Ray Chishti is a dedicated EHS editor at J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. Prior to joining J.J. Keller in 2017, he held prominent roles in EH&S, executing audits, steering management strategies, and spearheading executive leadership endeavors, all while overseeing multimillion-dollar projects. His extensive expertise spans more than 18 years and three diverse sectors, including fossil fuel power plants, utilities, retail establishments, warehousing, and college campus construction.

Holding a Juris Doctor with a concentration in Occupational Safety and Health, Chishti is also an authorized OSHA trainer for both general industry and construction. He also holds first aid, AED, and CPR certifications.