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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…

Iconic Comfort Core Logging Boot Collection Reintroduced by Georgia Boot Company

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The shout of “Timber!” is a symbol of the consistent hazards of being a logger.  And while it is one of the most dangerous industries in the US, if you are one of the fewer than 85,000 loggers who want to be as safe as possible felling trees, Georgia Boot’s re-launch of its iconic logger collection will help you step up to job demands with the Comfort Core Loggers.  Both fashion and worksite staples, these logging work boots include the latest technologies in comfort and durability without sacrificing the classic look and rugged (and necessary) functionality that first made these logging boots popular twenty years ago. Continue Reading…

Timberland PRO Hyperion Work Boots Now Feature Warm Insulation

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You might feel as though you could play basketball outside in winter or Thanksgiving family football all afternoon in Timberland PRO’s Insulated Hyperion work boot, in stock at Working Person.com this fall.  It’s a comfortable image and reality for those whose work boot experience conjures up heavy, tight on toes, and inflexible.  The athletic ease, wide sizing, and new warmth that signify the innovations of the new Hyperion 6” XL Insulated Composite Safety Toe (Style #91611) mean your 12-hour shifts – or that of your whole work team’s – in next season’s cold weather will be supported every step with ongoing comfort.  And even your off-duty activity will provide comfort! 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…

Reebok Dauntless Series Military Boots Coming to WorkingPerson.com

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Reebok is again causing excitement among its customers by introducing innovative Dauntless Series, which provides great support and comfort to feet with its (TPU) Armor Up Bruise Plate Technology. With this innovative technology, now the wearer will be able to get superior stability for support in rough environments. Now with every step, you will get an experience of extra rebound and bruise protection on any surface.

The Dauntless series is introduced for all the hardworking workers, who strive to give best at every jobsite, even in the harshest environments. After all, you dared and that is why Reebok decided to offer you with the most hardy footwear collection ever. The Up Armor plate utilized in this dauntless series is a flexible hard thermoplastic liner located between the outsole and the foot bed. This Up Armor plate provides the wearer with three key benefits: Continue Reading…

Match Your Work Boot Outsoles To Your Work Environment

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The soles of your work boots is a very important component that also decides your safety at workplace, especially at the work sites where there is a chance of slip or electric hazard. Now in the market, you can find a wide variety of outsoles, constructed by employing a number of slip-resistant, protective and durable materials. Every work boots industry is giving preference to work and workplace needs of workers and thus utilizing some specific types of materials in the making of soles. Therefore, it is very necessary for you to understand the options in order to make a wise choice for yourself. Here you go with valuable information on outsoles construction. Continue Reading…

Thorogood Steps Up to Work Demands

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State-of-the-art means the latest and greatest yet, so leave it to Thorogood Footwear to add a Visible Gel System cushioning to its lightweight performance footwear.  On the job there’s enough to take your attention – no need for heel throbbing to distract from work.  Thorogood’s new work boots absorb shock with every step with the company’s InterActive Cushioning System, improving comfort and reducing repetitive impact stress where it’s needed most – in the heel!  And you are left stress free! 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…

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…

Staying Safe While Riding Your ATV

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The days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer.  Finally, it is time to get ready for some outdoor activities and get rid of that cabin fever for the season.  We’re sure you have a long list of tasks and recreational activities that you’re just itching to embark on and, for many of us, that list includes enjoying your All Terrain Vehicle (ATV).

ATVs can be a great asset to the workplace as well as a fun way to get out and enjoy the outdoors.  They are currently used in several industries such as agriculture, emergency services and land management.  They are cost-efficient as well as versatile which makes them an ideal vehicle both on the job and off.  However, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has released statistics revealing that ATV injuries are on the rise and ATV accidents are to blame for the deaths of 41 workers in the U.S. in 2010. Continue Reading…

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