Posts Tagged ‘ tradeswomen ’

Highlighting the ‘Unique Benefits’ Women Bring to the Industry

Mar 8th, 2023

The National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) is petitioning the construction industry to combat challenges, such as a retiring workforce, by recruiting and retaining women, “the largest demographic percentage of our population.” Having met with 176 tradeswomen and analyzed survey responses from 770 women in construction, the organization is now highlighting the unique […]

PPE for Women: The Struggle for Safety

Sep 27th, 2018

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is vital to the safety of every worker on the jobsite, but tradeswomen often are made to wear PPE that is too big or doesn’t fit well. Sisters in the Building Trades has created a forum for tradeswomen to discuss relevant topics and share information, including where to buy PPE designed […]