Construction wearables are appearing more frequently on job sites. Some of them improve comfort while others heighten safety levels. Here is a sample of some of the top wearables in construction to watch for.
While not a new concept, the technology behind heated jackets is improving. They have battery packs that can last at least eight hours and are much lighter, with most weighing no more than two pounds. Some companies are making them reflective for construction and other outdoor workers and even using rechargeable Lithium-Ion batteries. More jackets are offering heat settings to suit wearer comfort.