SEATTLE – October 27, 2014 – The American Association of Safety Councils (AASC), made up of non-profit safety organizations from around the United States and Canada, today announced its endorsement of The Halo Light from ILLUMAGEAR. The AASC’s mission is to save lives and reduce workplace injuries through education, communication, and the promotion of safer workplaces.
When considering a product for endorsement, the AASC looks at fit with this mission as well as product effectiveness, history, customer testimonials, and value. ILLUMAGEAR CEO Max Baker said of the endorsement, “We are very proud that the American Association of Safety Councils selected The Halo Light for endorsement. The association is comprised of safety leaders and educators. This endorsement recognizes that The Halo Light is not just a light, but a safety tool that has the potential to save lives.”
The Halo Light from ILLUMAGEAR is a Personal Active Safety System that attaches to any standard hard hat and produces a 360-degree ring of light around the wearer, enabling him or her to see and be seen in all directions and helping keep him safe so he can focus on his job. In addition to endorsement by the American Association of Safety Councils, it has won 7 product awards thus far in 2014.
About the American Association of Safety Councils
The American Association of Safety Councils is an international association of safety professionals whose mission is to save lives and reduce workplace injuries through education, communication and the promotion of safer workplaces. Safety Councils are spread across the United States and parts of Canada.
ILLUMAGEAR is a Seattle-based company focused on improving individual safety in risky environments. Founded in 2012 by Max Baker and Andrew Royal, ILLUMAGEAR’s mission is to illuminate people working in high-risk environments, making them safer and more prepared. ILLUMAGEAR builds Personal Active Safety Systems (tools, equipment, and software solutions) that lower the risk for people operating under hazardous circumstances. ILLUMAGEAR is focused on promoting real improvement in worker safety and bringing innovative products to market that define a new category of safety gear.