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Safety Boots are the Best Safety Tools for Today’s Worker

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As industrial development is on surge and with this progress many avenues have been opened for industrial workers to get themselves fit in the industries. With this increase in the industrial workforce, there comes an issue of workplace safety. According to a recently developed report from the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) in union with the CDC, there have been recorded a huge number of 689,700 non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses in the industrial sector in 2008. The leading causes behind such injuries and illnesses were falls and severe contacts with industrial equipment.

If you are an industrial worker, then you must know that your feet need extra care and safety. The human foot has a very delicate structure of small bones and a very intricate network of blood vessels, nerves and muscles. For performing, the skilled tasks and achieving the biggest dreams at workplace require workplace safety. A wrong step or ignorance can cause real loss of time and results in compromised fitness. When you do not feel healthy, you cannot perform your work efficiently and achieve the biggest dreams, so take care of your health, as health is wealth! Continue Reading…

What Type of Safety Footwear Fits Your Job Best

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Today’s advancing industrial workplaces are full of unseen hazards and the people working at such workplaces are at great risk of jobsite injuries even fatal ones. Daily hustle and bustle while working at such sites leaves no room for being alert about your own body so it increases the risks further. The most susceptible body part to injury are your feet and we all know to do you job safely and accurately, you cannot focus on your feet all the time. Working efficiently thus requires a kind of safety footwear that can provide you with an ultimate protection for your foot all the time during your work. For this reason, here we are introducing different kinds of protective footwear that you require for working safely. Continue Reading…

KEEN Utility Retailers to Support Homes for Our Troops

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This year KEEN Utility is working in corporation with “Home for Our Troops” to help support our troops. KEEN Utility retailers will donate $5 on every purchase of KEEN boots to Homes for Our Troops, in order to raise funds for the ongoing support project for our troops. This donation program will continue to support our very dear and respected service men and women across the U.S in this fall season. Many other KEEN Utility retail partners are also making an option of high level of funding by donating $10 for each purchase of boot. Continue Reading…

When Safety Footwear Becomes a Hazard

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One way we can protect ourselves from workplace hazards is by wearing the proper safety footwear.  Safety shoes and boots can help workers avoid the dangers of chemicals, flames and slipping while on the job.  Most would agree that wearing the proper footwear is essential to a job where there are safety risks involved, however, we often fail to realize how our safety footwear can become a hazard itself.

Looking at industrial footwear as a subcategory of footwear as a whole, industrial footwear is subject to greater wear and tear at a faster rate than other types of footwear, namely the degradation of the midsole and outsole.  This is mainly due to the tasks being performed while wearing safety footwear and the hard surfaces which it is used on.  When the shock absorbing midsoles and outsoles (usually made out of polyurethanes) wear down, shock absorption, balance and motion control decreases significantly, causing more muscle fatigue and pain. Continue Reading…

Georgia Boot Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Georgia Work Boots 75th Anniversary

Georgia Boots Celebrates 75 Years

A lot can happen in 75 years. The invention of the Internet. A trip to the moon. Cell phones. Through the changing times, one company has remained consistent through it all. Georgia Boot is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, and in the process, celebrating the people and the products that have allowed the company to be a leader in American work footwear.

Georgia work boots and Georgia steel toe boots are the backbone of the product line, but Georgia Boot makes many different types and styles of footwear, including 6 inch safety, Farm and Ranch, loggers, construction and also other styles that have been specially designed for specific industries. Continue Reading…

Carhartt Men’s 6-Inch Black Blucher Work Boots

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If Donna Summer’s song about “working hard for the money” is your personal anthem, then Carhartt Men’s 6-Inch Black Non-Safety Blucher Work Boots CMH6111 and Composite Toe version CMH6311 are perfect for you. Not only are these Carhartt boots durable and waterproof, they’re also lightweight and comfortable. Carhartt takes great pride in any product they offer to their customers. That means their Blucher work boots are no exception to their extensive quality in product.  Continue Reading…

Ramblers Bone: The Venture of a Lifetime

Ramblers Bone If you’ve ever been interested in exploration or are an avid fan of travel, you will appreciate what American photographers Mikael Kennedy and Sean Sullivan are doing. On April 5th, they embarked on the adventure of a lifetime, with a goal to travel 5,600 miles on a 30 day road trip throughout the southwest. They have named this project Ramblers Bone and plan to share the details through pictures and limited words via Twitter (www.twitter.com/ramblersbone) and their website, www.ramblersbone.com. Continue Reading…

Bates Zero Mass Boots: Lightweight Duty Boots for Heavy Duty Tasks

 

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You’re running through a field, trying to complete the training exercise to the best of your ability. But you can’t. Because it feels like you’ve got cinder blocks tied to your feet. They’re not cinder blocks. They’re tactical/training boots. But tell that to your instructor. If only someone could make a decent tactical/training boot that wasn’t weighing you down. Well… now that you mention it…

Your tactical/training boots are supposed to help you do your job, not hinder you. The number one drawback of wearing boots? You guessed it – Continue Reading…

Avenger Work Boots: Staying Cool Under the Heat

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They say “if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.” But in your job, you aren’t working in no kitchen, and getting out isn’t an option. You have a job to do. So you need work boots that not only are as tough as you are, but as durable too.

Here’s another phrase you’re probably familiar with: “Coming apart at the seams.” There’s a reason for that. It’s because things come apart at the seams . Oftentimes, when under the duress of heat. The last thing you want coming apart at the seams is your work boots. You know, the things you rely on most to keep you safe and protected on the job site. Especially in enhanced heat situations. Continue Reading…

Wolverine DuraShocks: 25 Million Satisfied Customers

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We don’t have to say much about Wolverine DuraShocks work boots. The numbers speak for themselves. In 20 years, more than 25 million pairs have been sold. Wow. So there you go. Enjoy the rest of your day. In a pair of Wolverine Durashocks work boots, probably.

Ah, what the heck. Let’s go ahead and live dangerously and say more. On second thought, that’s exactly the opposite of what you’ll be doing with a pair of Wolverine Durashocks work boots on your feet. Because Wolverine DuraShocks Comfort Technology provides the comfort, durability, and hardworking performance that your job demands. With these on your feet, you can rest assured that your feet will be safe throughout the work day.  Continue Reading…

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