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Socking It

You should remain mindful that the perfect sock for working conditions should be made of:
A synthetic fiber to wick away moisture. Be thick enough to provide a barrier between the foot and sole of the shoe for maximum comfort. Fit to your specific arch type to guarantee a proper fit.

How to Start a Shoe Program

For some employees, getting to a store to get slip-resistant footwear isn’t an easy task. Between getting to the shoe store, confirming that the shoes are slip resistant, and then finding a style that is comfortable, and that they will like can be a bit of a challenge. Shoe programs can be a great solution. In fact, our goal is to help YOU reduce workplace injuries by offering the best slip resistant shoes in the styles and brands that you know your employees actually want to wear. With the shoe program, we give you everything you need to figure out just exactly what types of results you should be looking for.

9 Safety Tactics You Can Implement on the Job

When it comes to safety, you can never be too careful. Safety tactics should always be evolving to meet the new codes and compliances as well as enhance your safety standards. Check out these tips and reminders to help you keep your codes up to speed:

We’re Looking for a Workplace Hero

Workplace Hero’s come in all shapes and sizes, but what’s the one thing they all have in common? Their ability to get the job done and make their workplace a happier, more productive, and more efficient place to be, day in and day out. Enter the #workplaceherocontest for your chance to win an Amazon gift card.

4 Easy DIY Foot Pain Remedies

Today we’re going to give you our top four solutions to curing your tootsie troubles. Check out the video below to learn some quick and simple tricks to treating your foot pain. All you will need are a few common house-hold items and your feet will be good as new!

What should you have in Your Restaurant First Aid Kit?

Today we want to help you get prepared for the inevitable workplace injuries. The applicable minimum standard for workplace first-aid kits is ANSI Z308.1-2003. A type 1 kit, which is designed to sit on a shelf, is adequate for indoor business settings. This is a great place to start when building your restaurants first aid kit. Read on to learn what supplies you need to have a well-stocked kitchen first aid kit!

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

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??