Why is Proper Footwear Important for the Workforce?

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Published on February 7, 2014

Author: shoesforcrews

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Why is Proper Footwear Important for the Workforce?

Why is Proper Footwear Important for the Workforce?

Why is Proper Footwear Important for the Workforce? Shoes for Crews is a workplace footwear company headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida. Specially designed for safety and available in a wide variety of colors and men’s and women’s styles, Shoes for Crews products have technologically advanced rubber compound soles that offer maximum protection in the workplace. Why is it important for labor forces to have access to shoes with these features?

Why is Proper Footwear Important for the Workforce? Worldwide , 25% of disability claims are related to foot injuries. Annually in the United States, 100,000 workplace foot injuries occur, leading employers to adopt measures to keep employees safe . In workplaces that have adopted policies requiring proper footwear for employees, a significant reduction in the number of injuries to the foot was observed.

Why is Proper Footwear Important for the Workforce? Beyond foot injuries, slips and falls account for the highest number of workplace injuries in the industrial sector. Minor injuries can produce aches and pains that impact the comfort of the employee and reduce productivity. More severe injuries can result in fractures, sprains, breaks, lacerations, shocks, and burns requiring emergency treatment. Proper footwear helps reduce the risk of injury in the workplace.

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