Economic and Safety Equipment Impact

The safety equipment industry includes any manufacturer, wholesaler, or retailer of safety equipment subject to safety standards and designed for a workplace setting. This analysis measures the impact of the safety equipment industry, including supplier and other interlinked impacts. Users can locate the impacts of the industry in their states by exploring the map below.

Nationwide, the safety equipment industry supports 345,001 total jobs and generates economic activity of more than $71.6 billion. In addition, more than 124.6 million workers across the U.S. are protected by safety equipment.