Trouble with your shoes? Tie, tie again.

Trouble with your work shoes? Tie, tie again [infographic]

If you’re on your feet all day, you’ve got a lot riding on your shoes.  And chances are, you’ve got issues with them too. It may be how you’re lacing them up.  Depending on the shape of your feet, changing the way you tie your shoes can completely change the way they feel, not to mention how you feel about …

How effective is your safety shoe program?

How effective is your safety shoe program? [infographic]

It’s up to you – the employer – to encourage staff to wear slip resistant footwear. Sturdy shoes are essential in improving safety and reducing injuries in the workplace. Sure, you can ask people to wear proper footwear, but the trouble with that is many voluntary programs have insufficient guidelines and low participation rates. These factors breed a hazardous environment …

Slip and fall rates by industry [infographic]

Slips and falls are the primary cause of injury in the workplace. They result in over 1 million emergency room visits a year, and 22 percent of these accidents cause at least 31 days missed from work. Curious if your work puts you at risk? Here are the top six industries for same-level slips that result in worker injury. Transportation …

What’s your fall type? [infographic]

Working on your feet exposes you each day to countless opportunities for a fall, whether simply embarrassing or downright dangerous with permanent injuries and loss of livelihood. Slip-resistant shoes can help you stay safe (and save face) on the job. Injuries are no joke, but sometimes how we sustain them can be silly.  Check out these various styles of falling.   The …

How much do you walk at work? [infographic]

Depending on your job, you likely have a wide range of responsibilities. Restaurant servers need to help customers get the food they want in a timely manner, factory workers need to improve their business’s production and custodians need to help keep places safe and clean for others. Along with these tasks, employees are doing work they’re not even thinking about, like …

Slips and falls present serious dangers at work

Slips and falls present serious dangers at work [infographic]

Slips and falls may not seem serious to some people in the workforce, but the truth is they can be very dangerous for individuals and costly for businesses. Rather than resulting in bumps and bruises, falling sometimes due to a lack of proper work shoes can result in hospital visits and missed days of work. If you’re an employee, manager or owner at a hotel, …