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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

Article by Emily Bennett 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...

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.

Steps 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.

Best Winter Boots for this Year!

Best Winter Boots for this Year!    Winter is coming. As Jack Frost is making his way across the nation, you need to be ready for whatever pops up this Winter season.  Make sure to be prepared with a heavy coat, gloves, and SR Max slip-resistant boots. As you are out...

How Lacing Can Address Foot Issues

How Lacing Can Address Foot Issues Your slip resistant shoes are highly significant in your workplace. While you are running around and performing your daily tasks, it is important to have the correct lacing for your shoes. There are multiple ways to lace up your...

Best Shoes for Hospital Workers

Best Shoes for Hospital Workers  Working in the hospital setting is one of the most important jobs. Employees are constantly running around checking on patients, while ensuring they receive quality care. This workplace can be dangerous for employees, as one tiny spill...

Shoe Spotlight: Skechers

Shoe Spotlight: Skechers It is difficult finding a shoe that can protect you from slippery surfaces and be stylish at the same time! But if you take a look at the shoes we offer, you will see that we take safety as serious as we take style. That’s why we offer...