OHS Article: We've Got a Problem


Astronauts wouldn't dare go into their work "space" without wearing protective gear, especially hand protection, which is a critical component of a space suit. Even though space gloves are incredibly bulky and non-dexterous–a common work glove complaint of workers–astronauts always wear them because they understand the danger and life-threatening consequences of not wearing safety gear. For astronauts, it's simply not an option to forego wearing space PPE because it literally saves their lives.

How can we channel the astronaut's "must wear PPE" attitude toward safety among our global workforce? How can we motivate workers to willingly wear their hand protection like astronauts do? We motivate them by providing them with the appropriate glove for the...

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