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* Safe Footwear *

 

   How a person dresses depends on the occasion. You wouldn’t go to a picnic wearing a suit and tie, any more than you would get married in Levis and a tee shirt. You put on whatever is appropriate.

    In construction you need to dress for comfort and for safety. Footwear is an important item that is often overlooked. Some unfortunately make it a habit to wear tennis shoes. The best footwear is a sturdy brogan type boot. They are much safer than tennis shoes for several reasons:

    Another thing to recommend is a boot with a steel toe. This added protection can save your toes from being smashed in the event a heavy object falls on them keep boot safety in mind. An injured boot, or even a toe, is very painful and can put you out of commission for a long time.

* Don't Walk Away From Safety *

We welcome comments about this article, and your requests for future topics.

    If you have a specific topic you would like to see covered here or that you may need for your company, please send an Email to our Tail Gate Safety Topics editor, Dave Miller at demiller@pacificemployers.com or to peinfo@pacificemployers.com. Thanks!

Copyright 1999 by David E. Miller