Work and Safety Footwear
Safety hazards are a part of most workplaces. The major cause for workplace accidents is negligence in following work place safety. Specially designed footwear
help prevent injuries at the work spot to a great extent.
Types of Work and Safety Footwear
* '''Safety Toed'''
: Safety-toed shoes
have toe areas reinforced with a cap. They are lighter than steel toed shoes
* '''Steel Insoles''': Steel insoles
restrict the movement of toes and are helpful to individuals with joint problems.
* '''Metal Instep Guard
''': They protect the feet from puncture injuries through a protective metal shield.
* '''Steel-Toed Boots
''': The shoes
have steel toe caps that are a common sight in heavy industries.
* '''Plastic Shoe Covers
''': Plastic shoe covers on shoes are for reasons of hygiene and are used in hospitals and day cares
* '''Anti slip shoes
'''are required to prevent slipping.
* For places where is ther a build-up of static electricity, static dissipative protective footwear
can help dispel electricity.
Footwear for Workplace Safety Tips
* The internal surface of the work shoe
must be in a straight line from the heel to the end of the big toe.
* Consider using insoles
where the job needs walking or standing on solid floors.
* Women’s safety shoes
are widely used by women in the workplace.
* When choosing footwear, one should keep in mind that tight socks
can spasm the toes as much as poorly-fitted shoes and also cause blisters. Safety socks
are always preferred.
Manufacturers of Work and Safety Footwear
* Holiday Safety
* Cricket Footwear
* Hosiery and Socks
* Room by Room Home Safety