Despite growing numbers of women in transportation, construction and manufacturing, finding PPE that fits women well remains difficult. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2021, women comprised 11% of construction workers, 7.9% of truck drivers, and 29% of manufacturing employees, and their numbers in these fields continue to increase.
Survey conducted in partnership with Safe Site Check In: Impact of pandemic on construction job sites finds fear of contracting COVID-19 is low yet health screenings and digital check in likely to become part of ongoing protocols
SeeHerWork, a new apparel company launching mid-September with pre-orders available August 1st, aims to put female workers in clothes that fit and perform. The number of women in non-traditional careers, such as construction, energy, utilities, logging and emergency response is on the rise, according to US Labor Statistics.