What is the ASTM?

ASTM International is one of the largest voluntary standards developing organizations in the world. We are a not-for-profit organization that provides a forum for the development and publication of international voluntary consensus standards for materials, products, systems and services. Our volunteer members represent producers, users, consumers, government, and academia from more than 140 countries. They develop technical documents that are …

Understanding Safety Toe Shoe Sizes

Because safety shoe fitting involves so many variables, it is critical to have a basic understanding of shoe and foot sizes—or more accurately, the differences between these sizes. Feet come in an unlimited variety of configurations. Shape, toe length, ball length and width (the only measurements we take at the present time) vary. Circumferential measurements all over the foot are …

Kickstarting Your Safety Culture

Several years ago, I sat in the office of Howard Shultz of Starbucks. We were doing some research for a project, and I was on the team. All that to say, it was not my meeting, but I got to be there. One of the questions the lead of the project asked Howard was “what is your biggest fear as …

Work Wear Safety Shoes Announces its Support Partnership with Hire Heroes USA

Support will include raising awareness for the charity as well as financial contributions Coleman McDonald, CEO of Work Wear Safety Shoes announced the company’s alliance with Hire Heroes USA. “It’s our honor to be able to support Hire Heroes in the important work they are doing. The entire Work Wear team takes great pride in volunteering and supporting worthy causes; …