Safety First: An Employer’s Brief Guide to Preventing Workplace Injuries

Image source Workplace safety is one of the most vital factors every organization should mandatorily follow. No matter what industry you work in, every employee wants to be in a healthy, safe, and protected environment. Furthermore, workplace safety keeps workers from harm and saves the organization from costly job-related injury expenses that might happen if workplace safety wasn’t implemented at …

Slip Resistance in Safety Footwear

In June of 2018, Work Wear Safety Shoes announced to its footwear vendors that it would no longer sell any product that did not carry at least a coefficient of friction rating of .35 oily/wet proven with tests from an accredited independent lab. That announcement sent a wave through our vendors since it impacted a lot of the styles we …

If the Work Shoe Fits…

Each year, millions of workdays are lost due to injury. But did you know that the amount of work days lost due to pain and discomfort are almost double those lost due to injury? That’s right, twice as many workdays are lost due to pain and discomfort than there are due to an accident. And those lost workdays are lost …

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; …