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Your Nursing To-Do List

Nurses have one of the most demanding jobs in the workforce. They work long shifts with little downtime (hence the twelve-hour shifts), stand on their feet in nursing shoes all day, and are dedicated to helping others, no matter what the situation may be. Read more to learn more about a typical workday for a nurse!

Fascinating Foot Facts

Article by Emily Bennett Each day we use our feet and don’t think twice about it. Whether we’re standing for hours on end, walking around, working or even resting, our feet are always taking the brunt of our day-to-day lives. They do so much for us, but how much do we...

Tips to Keep You Safe at Your Restaurant Job

You know what a busy night at a restaurant is like, orders are being called, bells being rung, ‘BEHIND!’ being shouted as you cross the kitchen. Working in a restaurant requires long hours and constant motion, whether you’re a waiter or waitress, “busser”, chef or manager, you are always moving during a meal rush. Without an understanding of safety threats and prevention techniques, you could find yourself with serious injuries and hefty financial losses. Here are some kitchen safety tips for preventing accidents and make your restaurant safer.

The Secret to Treating Achy Feet and Legs

  As we all know, working on your feet all day can do a number on your feet and legs. Whether you’re wearing restaurant shoes, medical shoes, or slip resistant boots, making an extra effort to take care of your feet and legs can go a long way towards you staying...

What Makes A Shoe Slip Resistant?

There are several factors and tests that go into making a great slip resistant work shoe. The distinguishing features of a slip resistant shoe are the outsole design, tread pattern, and material used in the outsole.

HOW TO MAKE SHOES SLIP RESISTANT

Imagine you purchased an item for a specific task, only to find out that it wasn’t the right item. Perhaps you only had a sponge and bucket to wash the outside of your house, or you brought a baseball bat to play golf. Would you try to do the job with the wrong equipment anyway?

What Are Slip Resistant Shoes?

If you are looking to buy a pair of safety shoes for work, you have probably seen the following terms: “slip resistant shoes”, “anti-slip shoes”, “no slip shoes”, “non-slip shoes”, “slip proof shoes” and many more. What do they all mean and how are they different??

8 Ways To Retain Your Best Employees

In your restaurant, you only want the best of the best providing quality service to your guests. It is also a known fact that when employees feel they can thrive and become a key part of your management staff they not only enjoy their jobs more but also provide more value to the company as a whole. So how do you accomplish both? We’ve got a few great ways to start to have the best of both worlds.

Restaurants Got Your Feet Aching?

It’s a well-known fact that being a waiter or waitress is a tough job. In fact, it is one of the most difficult jobs especially on your feet. To do your job well (and keep with compliance standards) you not only need a slip resistant shoe but comfort is king when you are on your feet for a single and especially a double shift.