Why are so few women pursuing careers in this field compared to other industries? The answer may lie in a higher prevalence of health and safety hazards, and one way to eliminate this barrier is the use of proper personal protective equipment and clothing (PPE/PPC).
Real-world experience in the construction industry is an invaluable and irreplaceable qualification; however, some professionals choose to increase their knowledge and marketability by achieving general or specialized construction certifications.
Things may finally be turning around for the construction market. After one of the worst economic recessions in US history followed by several years of recovery, it appears that construction starts and spending levels are beginning to show sustained gains.