SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 13, 2017
MSA SAFETY INCORPORATED
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification Number)
1000 Cranberry Woods Drive
Cranberry Township, PA
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 724-776-8600
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On November 1, 2017, MSA Safety Incorporated (the “Company”) filed a Current Report on Form 8‑K reporting that the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) had elected Sandra Phillips Rogers to the Board on October 26, 2017. Pursuant to Item 5.02(d) of Form 8-K, this Form 8-K/A is being filed for the purpose of reporting Ms. Rogers' committee appointments approved by the Board following her election to the Board.
(d) On December 13, 2017, the Board appointed Ms. Rogers to its Audit and Law Committees.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
MSA SAFETY INCORPORATED
By /s/ Douglas K. McClaine
Douglas K. McClaine
Senior Vice President, Secretary
and Chief Legal Officer
Date: December 18, 2017