In many warehouses, personal protective equipment (PPE) is an area in which standards are allowed to lapse. Who wants to wear those uncomfortable goggles or hi-vis vests? But workers and employers alike risk serious injury and regulatory sanctions.
In a national study of PPE practices, what was the number one suggestion to increase PPE compliance? Providing more comfortable PPE. Purchasing equipment that workers will actually wear (as well as educating them about the importance of it) is an investment in the continued safety of warehouse operations.