About Women's Workplace Safety

On Oct. 29, 2018, ASSP hosted a summit on the safety of women in the workplace, focused on three key issues:
  1. Closing the gap in availability of personal protective equipment (PPE) designed specifically for women workers, and educate leadership about the need for and availability of such equipment.
  2. Finding solutions to workplace violence, which has a disproportionate impact on women and is the leading cause of death in the workplace for women.
  3. Advancing women in positions of leadership in the occupational safety and health profession.
We had many fruitful conversations leading into and during the summit, and we are continuing the dialogue here in the ASSP Community as part of our ongoing efforts to influence change in these areas. Please share your thoughts and insights in any of our discussion threads.

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