ASTM is also known as the American Society of Testing and Materials. This international standards organization doesn’t enforce these standards, but companies can make it mandatory for employees to meet these guidelines and be compliant with ASTM standards. Materials, products, systems, and services are included in a voluntary consensus technical standards publication by ASTM. Some steel toe boots, for example, meet these standards for protecting your toes. The American Society of Testing and Materials operates globally and is based in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.

No matter what kind of work you do, protecting your feet needs to be a priority. Otherwise, all it takes is one mistake - one accident - and you could be sidelined and unable to get the job done. Fortunately, work footwear has come a long way since the days when simply dropping the wrong tool could mean a broken bone. Focus is now placed on creating work boots that inspire confidence with every step you take, no matter what kind of surface you’re walking on at your job. The interiors of modern men's and women's footwear has also been given its due. After all, "safety” is as much about comfort and ergonomics as it is about having the right barrier between your feet and the outside world. Still, manufacturers have continued to outdo [...]

From the very beginning, Working Person’s Store has been committed to providing high quality workwear to those with the harshest jobs out there. One sign you have a tough job is when you’re required to wear flame-resistant clothing and accessories, which is why we have plenty of FR workwear options that work as hard as you do. Working around fire hazards is risky business. From raincoats, accessories, jackets, and overalls to shirts (check out our own brand of fire-resistant shirts!) and even underwear, we offer flame-resistant options to literally cover you from head to toe. Our FR products meet standards ranging from ASTM, OSHA, and other safety compliances to keep you guarded. There are a variety of fabric styles to meet your specific [...]

You know we're the store that specializes in brands that work, but did you know we have our own Working Person's Store boots, too? And we stick to our commitment to providing you with the best work products possible with these work boots - they're loaded with special features to keep your feet protected. To top it all off, they're union-made in the USA. Here are features in these American-made boots: - Internal, non-metallic met guards - Slip-resistance - Oil-resistance - Abrasion-resistance - 8-inch height - Padded collars - Electrical hazard rated - Composite toe coverage - Dri-Lex® lining with moisture-wicking These safety toe boots are 8 inches tall, so you'll have quality coverage surrounding your [...]

Arc Defender Fabric: Flame-Resistant Workwear

At Working Person's Store, we take pride in taking care of our customers. That includes providing you with protective clothing you can trust. Your [...]

Selecting the Right Boots for Winter Weather

The winter season can present many challenges at the workplace as well as safety risks.  With cold temperatures and the presence of ice and snow, [...]

KEEN’s Tucson Footwear Provides Versatility and Protection

Famous for creating “hybrid footwear” (footwear that serves multiple purposes), KEEN Footwear is releasing the Tucson work boots this fall, a work [...]

F1506: The Standard Performance Specification by ASTM for FR Garments

With the increase in number of electrical and chemical industries, the job opportunities have also increased for workers skilled in these areas. Obviously, [...]

ASTM F2413 – 11 Footwear Safety Standards

When you are on the job, you always briskly do your tasks to meet the quality and deadlines that are set for you. You have so much to do on the already [...]

ASTM F 1677 Slip-Resistance Footwear Standards

Here at Working Person's Store we know that when when you’re on the job, you have a lot on your mind.  Managing staff, meeting deadlines and all [...]

Tecasafe NFPA Compliant Workwear from Revco Industries

The people at Revco Industries out of Santa Fe Springs, CA have taken reins on the competition with an improvement to their Tecasafe Plus high performance [...]

Bogs: Not Just Any Work Boots

If you’re looking for waterproof rubber work boots that do more than keep the water out, look no further than the Bogs Boots, specifically the Journeyman [...]

Voluntary VS. Mandatory Safety Guidelines: Does it Matter?

What’s the difference between a mandatory regulation and a voluntary requirement? That’s a big question to answer and an important one to tackle. [...]

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