Designing for the margins to benefit all

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The NASA response to the spacesuit size problem for women is something that safety professionals should study.

By going back to the drawing board, the latest iteration of spacesuits are able to be fine tuned and customized, providing greater mobility for the demands of future spacewalks and activity on the moon.

This is an amazingly timely and relevant example of how solving the problems identified by those on the margins can benefit all.

PPE for a construction worker, welder, or police officer isn’t rocket science! Let’s learn from NASA and design with the worker in mind.

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