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By the SafetyXChange Members Thanks to everyone who commented on Elizabeth Johnston’s series on the need for PPE tailored to the female form. Here is a sampling of what you had to say. Amen, Sister I say AMEN to Elizabeth! Women definitely get a RAW DEAL (pun intended) in the PPE market. From SCBA face […]
By Elizabeth Johnston Last week, we observed that there are more women than ever before working in occupations traditionally dominated by men. Today, let’s look at one of the implications of that socio-economic phenomenon: the growing demand for safety protective work clothing and equipment designed for the female worker. The Need for Equipment Tailored to […]
By Elizabeth Johnston Historically, workplace health and safety, like the workplace itself, has been dominated by males and male issues. But economic and cultural developments over the last few decades have created more and better opportunities for women to enter the workplace as blue collar workers. Workplace safety systems need to accommodate this influx of […]
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