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"One size fits all" or the habit of buying a man's garment one size smaller for women doesn't cut it.
Ill-fitting PPE will not adequately protect against occupational hazards and may increase the risk of injury or illness. Radians line of Women's PPE is specially for women. This product line utilizes updates to safety standards and special features to better fit and protect women on the job.
More women are entering the construction, roadway, and manufacturing sectors of the workforce each day.
The demand for women's apparel that fits properly and meets their unique needs is on the rise. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 8 million women have occupations that require PPE to keep them protected.
Women in Manufacturing
Women in Transporation & Utilities
Women in Construction
Women in Mining
Women in Workplaces that need protection
Stats from the Bureau of Labor Statistics - 2020 Labor Workforce
"One size fits all" or the habit of buying a man's garment a size smaller for women, just doesn't cut it anymore.
Ill-fitting PPE does not adequately protect against occupational hazards and many women are discovering limited access to PPE that protects them properly.
Oversized men's clothing can easily get caught in machinery or on scaffolding and lead to trips, slips, and falls. If a woman wears a man's goggles that doesn't fit her face, temple gaps can allow flying debris to enter her eyes.
Radians is answering the problem and demand by developing PPE that is specially designed and crafted to fit women with features that are meaningful to them.
These features can be found in a number of our product lines, including high visibility, heated jackets, eyewear, hearing protection, and hand protection.
Most of us have heard the expression, "It takes one to know one." Radians puts this phrase to practice. These solutions have all been designed by the Radians female product development team.