By Robin Skillings, Construction Business Owner
A new dawn is breaking for the construction industry. More and more women are entering the skilled trades, challenging jobsites and safety manufacturers to more closely consider their equipment needs.
According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, the number of women working in construction trades in 2018 was the highest it’s been in 20 years. As the number of women in the trades increases, so does the need for women-specific personal protective equipment (PPE) and the safety footwear that fits their needs.