A newly released joint study by the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), with support from the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) and EHS Today, reveals expert sustainability insights from the personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety equipment industry.
The study, Protecting Workers and Planet: Sustainability in the PPE and Safety Equipment Industry, was aimed at better understanding market needs and preferences as safety equipment suppliers are facing challenges to offer products that protect workers and support sustainability goals.
Among the key takeaways, the study found:
“Over the last several years, the growth of sustainable products has skyrocketed, especially in the consumer world,” said ISEA president and CEO Cam Mackey. “And, while most businesses are still developing their own approach towards sustainable purchasing, now is the time for providers of PPE and safety equipment to prepare for a future where a certain degree of sustainability practices will likely be table stakes.”
Access the study via the ISEA news item.
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