Get a Grip Blog

How to Keep Calm When You’re in The Weeds

As with most professions, it is important to communicate with fellow employees and customers. This still rings true in the restaurant industry. Even when you are extremely busy, it is important to take the extra few seconds to introduce yourself to your table, take their order, and make sure they feel like you are there for them.

Safety Tips for All Industries

Warehouses, foundries, construction sites and factories can be some of the most dangerous places to work when it comes to accidents and injury: large and moving machinery such as forklifts, carrying heavy loads such as pallets and heavy equipment can be hazardous for you and your workers. Download our FREE infographic poster and share these tips today!

How to Start A Shoe Program 101

Are you looking to start a shoe program for your company? Check out this infographic to get clear, simple steps on how to do it!    Click here for your FREE download of this infographic!        Looking to learn more about our slip-resistant shoes?...

A Quick Guide to Healthy Feet

Each day we rely on our feet to get us where we need to go, and often we don’t think twice about it. Whether we’re standing for hours on end, walking around, working or even resting, our feet are constantly supporting us. They do so much for us, but how much do we really know about them? We’ve compiled some of our best information on feet, and how to take care of them. Read on to check it out!

What Exactly Is MaxTrax?

Have you ever wondered what goes into creating a slip resistant outsole? With our patented SR Max MaxTrax outsole, it features a unique tread design, flexible and soft rubber compound, and is featured on many styles we offer from brands such as Skechers, Dansko, Rockport Works, and Reebok. While you’re constantly protected on the job and wearing the sole that “Works Where You Work”, there is no need to worry about a slip and fall accident on the job.

12 Safety Tips For Any Industry

Warehouses, foundries, construction sites and factories can be some of the most dangerous places to work when it comes to accidents and injury: large and moving machinery such as forklifts, carrying heavy loads such as pallets and heavy equipment can be hazardous for you and your workers. Check out our 12 Tips for Safety and get inspired to help make your own work environments safer and more productive

Tips for Keeping Your Feet Warm on the Job

hroughout most of the country, the weather is getting colder by the week, and soon (if it hasn’t happened already) the snow, ice, sludge will begin to descend upon thousands of cities and towns. For some, this time of year is magical. Chances are those people aren’t working all day in those conditions. You may even work in an environment that requires you to stand in a large freezer for hours on end. Whatever the case may be, these tips are sure to help.

Tips to Keep You Safe at Your Warehouse Job

Slippery surfaces, extremely hot or cold climates, and potential hazards around every corner. If that description sums up your job conditions, chances are you work in a warehouse. As a manager or employee, you are more than aware of the risks that come with the job. In fact, a warehouse is one of the most dangerous places to work. But you can help reduce the potential for accidents in the workplace just by following some simple safety advice.

Top Safety Tips for Cafeteria Workers

Back to school isn’t just for the kiddos. For the past month or so, Cafeteria workers have also been heading back to school to serve hundreds upon thousands of students every day. And just like any other kitchen, cafeterias can be full of hazards if you aren’t paying attention. Check out these tips to keep yourself and coworkers safe in the kitchen this school year:

Shoe Requirements for Hospitality Workers

Did you know that one slip and fall accident can lead to sprained ankles and other (possibly more severe) injuries? For this reason, slip resistant footwear with plenty of support is a must. We recommend shoes with a padded insoles as well to help with the constant pressure you’re putting on your feet by using them all day. It’s important that you only bust your tail figuratively, not literally.

Which Shoe Program is Right for My Company?

Enforcing a slip resistant shoe program isn’t always at the top of a store manager or company owner’s priority list. As the supervisor, you might be putting a shoe program off because you think it would present you and your company with unexpected challenges such as embarking on the quest to find the perfect slip resistant shoe for everyone, or simply because you just don’t know where to begin planning for a shoe program and which one would best suit your company. While the thought of adding a shoe program to your company may seem intimidating, we promise it’s not as bad as it seems. Shoe programs are implemented and set in place to make sure that all employees are protected on the job when it comes to slip resistant footwear. Let us take the guess work out of this for you. Here are three outlines of our most common types of slip resistant shoe programs.