EHS On Tap E89: Preventing Hearing Damage in the Workplace

On episode 89 of EHS On Tap, Charles Johnson, president of the International Safety Equipment Association, talks about the dangers of hearing damage in the workplace.

Charles D. Johnson is the president of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), the trade organization for personal protective equipment and technologies. ISEA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a standards developing organization, and is the sponsor of the Qualified Safety Sales Professional (QSSP) course.

Johnson previously served as the vice president of Policy for The Aluminum Association, acting as strategic advisor to the industry and advancing the aluminum industry’s interests in Washington, D.C. and abroad. His responsibilities have included federal affairs, environmental regulation, occupational health and safety, community and consumer protection, international regulation, and sustainability.

His career with the aluminum industry has spanned 18 years and during that time, Johnson has represented the industry at the WHO/FAO, in diverse standards setting forums, and in international corporate stewardship deliberations.

Johnson holds a B.A. from the University of Mississippi and an M.A. in international environmental policy from The American University.