International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) is collaborating with ASSP and its Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Common Interest Group to help educate employers and other stakeholders about the importance of providing PPE in a range of sizes to protect all workers.
“Unfortunately, some employers simply order one or two common sizes in bulk—often large or extra-large—without regard for employees’ physical variations,” says Lydia Baugh ISEA director, external affairs. “But there’s no such thing as one-size-fits-all PPE. Not everyone fits into a standard size. Men and women come in all shapes and sizes, and their PPE needs to conform to their body dimensions to be effective.”
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