Thursday, August 24, 2023
Mackay and Whitsunday Life
Over the past decade, there have been significant changes for women in industry regarding gender equality and women’s representation. Traditionally, industries like mining and construction have been male-dominated, with few opportunities for women to enter or advance in the field.
With this month’s International Women’s Day focused on clear pathways and inclusive workplaces, Get Real Workwear & Safety is prouder than ever to stock products that are fully gender inclusive and well-fitting to all body types.
Safety workwear and boots have evolved in time to ensure that there are comfortable and well-fitting options for women, particularly as more workplaces have welcomed and supported women’s vital role in industry.
The importance of safety workwear can never be overstated, and it is crucial that women have access to safety gear that fits properly and offers adequate protection. There are a number of differences between men’s and women’s safety workwear and boots, including:
1. Sizing - boots are typically designed with a narrower heel and smaller toe box, as well as clothing for all body shapes
2. Style - women’s safety wear features a more feminine design, with brighter colours and more stylish cuts for confidence
3. Comfort - extra padding and support to accommodate the specific needs of every shaped body
4. Functionality - same safety features, however often with additional pockets for carrying items
While there has been a gradual shift towards equality in non-traditional roles, there’s still work to be done to achieve true gender equality when it comes to stereotyping and bias. However, by offering all-inclusive safety workwear and boots, Get Real Workwear & Safety is helping to set a new standard and advocating for a completely inclusive and supportive workplace culture for women in industry.
Get Real Workwear & Safety - in store and online www.getrealworkwear.com.au
Unit 2, 203-215 Maggiore Drive, Paget