Spotlight on HR Welfare: If the Shoe Fits...

Posted in : HR Updates on 23 August 2010 Issues covered:

Today's Spotlight on "HR Welfare email" from Croner focuses on the dangers of employees wearing incorrect footwear at work.

Who would have thought that the mere shoe could cause such problems? However, wearing the right footwear can play an important part reducing slips, trips and falls at work.

Choosing the correct type of footwear is essential. There is a wide range of foot protection available and the appropriate style depends on the risks involved.

1. Types of Foot Protection

Some of the main types of foot protection are outlined below:

* Safety boots and shoes can provide protection against falling objects, slipping, sharp objects on the floor, temperature, etc., depending on the features

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015

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