Oil and Gas Industry Injuries Steadily Declining

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Good news for the oil and natural gas industries was revealed in a report from the American Petroleum Institute (API).  The report stated that operational injuries and illnesses for the oil and natural gas industries occur at a lower rate then the average for the private sector.  In addition, injuries and illnesses in this industry has been steadily declining.  The industry rate in 2011 (2.3 incidents per 100 full-time workers compared to 3.5 incidents for all of the private sector) shows a seven percent decrease since 2010 (the private sector average remained the same).  What is particularly impressive is that although industry and illness rates are declining, the oil and natural gas industries have significantly increased their production levels in recent years. Continue Reading…

LaCrosse Outdoes Hunting Boot Industry with AeroHead Boots and New AeroForm Technology

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Summer is making its way to the Midwest, but when next fall’s deer hunting season opens, the latest technology from LaCrosse Boots will be available to hunters who want the best hunting boots on the market in the company’s new AeroHead boots.  They meet all the critical elements of a hunting boot – comfort, fit, durability, and weight. So, if your last season’s boots aren’t calling you back on the hunt (at least in your mind for the time-being) with the feel, comfort, and flexibility of a light-weight running shoe and ultimate durability for wet and cold, it’s time to consider the ground-breaking new scentless boots that will exceed expectations and carry you well next season. Continue Reading…

Keen Utility Brings New Work Boots for Spring 2013

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The summer days are quite hard for all the working people, who work hard from dawn to dusk. The hot climate gets harsh on your feet, especially when you are wearing safety footwear, you feel sweaty and messy. Your feet need enough breathability to keep you comfortable in hot weather. Keeping in view the needs of the working person, KEEN Utility is now bringing the warm weather work boots in spring 2013. These warm weather work boots by KEEN Utility are a kind of luxury for all the workers who want to feel safe and comfortable in their work boots.

Based in Portland, Oregon, KEEN Inc., was founded in 2003. Keen provides high quality hybrid products, especially for people who have an active outdoor lifestyle. It was launched to provide safe and durable footwear that could change the typical outlook of people regarding safety footwear. Continue Reading…

Harley Davidson Takes Biker Boots Off Road

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Can’t say Harley Davidson isn’t revved up for 2013.  A licensee of Wolverine Worldwide, think Harley Davidson Boots and Footwear and you might conjure up tattoos, bandanas, muscle, and men, as well as the studliness and hefty metal buckling of biker boots that accompany them; but while the classic riding boots for the burly, bearded bikers (and the women who don motorcycle boots and bikes themselves) are still there, Harley Davidson Footwear has shifted gears toward more fashion-forward silhouettes.  Without losing its biker heritage or weathered leathers, the company’s new contemporary foray whispers the Harley Davidson legacy, holds tight to quality, and takes footwear off road.
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Wolverine Contour Welt Work Boots

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In the daily hustle and bustle of your job you sometimes forget what an employee really needs to get their job done comfortable and done right. Many of the jobs need the employee to to stand and walk long hours, so in such cases hitting the jobsite with longwearing comfort and durability under your feet is what all you really need. Suitable safety footwear makes the worker steadier on his feet, safer, more comfortable and better at his job. If you compromise the health of your feet with some inferior quality and price boots then you will not be able to work efficiently, as they will keep making your feet dragging and sore. Keeping in mind the various comfort needs of workers at the workplace, many shoe making companies are employing different advanced technologies to provide their customers with the best experience and Wolverine boots are one such technology-based boots. Continue Reading…

Rocky Brand Partners with Folds of Honor to Provide Educational Support for Military Families

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In order to provide educational support to the needy families of soldiers killed or disabled while serving our country, the Nelsonville, Ohio, based Rocky Brands is collaborating with Owasso, Okla.- based Folds of Honor Foundation. The senior Vice President of marketing department of Rocky Brands, Liz Horn said that Rocky Brands has a long history of supporting our military as a proud supplier of work boots to our troops. He also adds that we are pleased to collaborate with Folds of Honor in their mission to take care of the families of our heroes when it comes to education.

To carry on this mission, an agreement has been made, according to which Rocky Brands is providing donation to Folds of Honor, besides providing footwear for national events. The Folds of Honor will also enjoy promotion through Rocky Brands’ website, social media, and other events throughout the year. Such an event, at which Rocky Brands will provide sponsorship to Folds of Honor, is 4th Annual Patriot Cup, which will be held over Memorial Day Weekend at The Patriot Golf Club in Owasso. Continue Reading…

Timberland PRO Hyperion Boots for Ultimate Comfort and Protection

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Timberland PRO boots are positioned as the brand’s industrial outdoor and safety boots. The most exciting thing about these work boots is that they are providing ultimate in comfort, protection, and durability at the same time. You will not find these work boots in traditional designs; instead, these are boastful of an athletic design. Yet these Timberland PRO boots will fulfill all the demands of the consumers effectively. Timberland PRO Hyperion is also providing with its exclusive Anti-fatigue technology, which absorbs shock and allow workers to stay on their feet longer. Timberland PRO is also proudly collaborating with one of most authentic and famous names in footwear, Vibram. Now you will find the best work boots with an unmatchable outsole design, as this is made in collaboration with Vibram, which is famous for its commitment to testing and re-testing their products and ensuring the consumer is getting the absolute best every time. Continue Reading…

Choose the Right Workwear to Avoid Heat-Related Illness and Injury

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Heat-related illness on the job can be serious, even deadly. And although there is not a specific OSHA standard that addresses hot work environments, employers still have a duty to protect workers from heat-related hazards. OSHA’s campaign against heat-related illness offers tools to help businesses educate themselves and their employees against the hazards that come from working in the heat. Continue Reading…

GENflex2 Technology by Thorogood: It’s all about comfort

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Ultra-light is a manner of personal taste in juice, beer, yogurt and other edibles, but when it comes to a light on your feet at work feeling, there’s nothing but Thorogood athletic work shoes with GENflex2 Tactical VGS Sole Technology to guarantee that feeling, day after hard pounding days on your feet.

The GENflex2/VGS Technology combines premium materials with an exclusive, net fit flexible welt construction for maximum comfort.  Like walking on Cloud 9 (or more), it’s because Thorogood’s work shoe and sole technology comprises 11 layered components to create the outsoles and mid-layers of their footwear. Continue Reading…

Get In the Door With Shoe In Overshoes from Weinbrenner

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Even when you primarily work outside, there are times when it’s necessary come into the office or even a client’s home.  When you reach that doormat, however, you realize your dilemma. Do you walk in with wet, muddy work boots and risk tracking in dirt?  Or, do you remove them only to reveal your sweaty socks?

Weinbrenner has the solution to this seemingly no-win situation with the Shoe In.  The Weinbrenner Shoe In is an overshoe designed to be worn indoors over dirty shoes and boots so you can enter a home or office without having to worry about appearing unprofessional, getting the floor dirty, or both. Continue Reading…

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