There are several steps you can take to help minimize the hazards that women face on your job site. Or, if you do not currently employee all female workers, these recommendations can help create a work environment for all genders. Please read on!
As increasing numbers of women enter male-dominated trades, concerns about their health and safety are growing. In addition to the primary safety and health hazards faced by all workers in male-dominated industries, such as construction, manufacturing and agriculture, certain safety and health hazards are specific to female workers.
As an all female insurance brokerage, who provide insurance advice for all industries, we know too well the challenges we face as women working in what was a predominantly male industry. The tide is changing in our industry, but not so much in other businesses.
There are several steps you can take to help minimize the hazards that women face on the job, and they are here in this months Commercial Profile August 2015.