Because there are many different types of construction jobs, there are also many types of construction work wear available, including work pants, shirts, vests, coveralls, overalls, sweaters, jackets, coats, belts, helmets, gloves, hard hats, work boots, aprons, hats, steel toe shoes, steel toe boots, dust masks, face shields, eyeglasses, ear muffs, and ear protection , etc.
Overhead falling objects are one of the main hazards in the construction industry and it is usually mandatory that you wear a hard hat or a helmet of some sort while working on site. This includes visitors too. Different types of helmets made from impact resistant plastic are available for people to wear in construction areas. The helmets that are used on construction sites generally come with chinstraps, sweatbands and internal pads. Since the construction environment is dusty, with air borne grit, pollen and dust, a variety of safety gear such as eye protection and face shields is also available. Rugged work shoes with steel toecaps and work gloves, to protect the hands from cuts and abrasions, are also available for most types of construction work.
There are many different types of construction jobs, such as building construction and road construction, etc. and most types of construction jobs consist of outdoor work. Because of this it is important that you wear the proper type of work clothes for your environment. There are also many rules and regulations that you may have to follow in construction work and these are implemented for the worker’s safety so make sure that you adhere to them at all times.
Whatever you wear for your type of construction job, make sure that it is comfortable and doesn’t hinder your movement and mobility as you won’t be able to perform your job properly if it feels like you are dressed in a strait jacket.