Foot Protection

News & Articles

  • Foot Protection Essentials

    The OSHA 1910.136 standard and the ASTM F2412-11 standard indicate how many kinds of foot injury are possible, some of them even disabling.

  • A Clearer Understanding of Slips and Falls

    Administrators must stay on top of floor conditions and install safety signs only when a potential hazard exists.

  • MEGAComfort Adds Team Category to Hardest Worker Contest

    "Walking a mile in the shoes of a hard worker is no easy task," said Dr. Kevan Orvitz, Podiatrist and Tustin, Calif.-based MEGAComfort's founder. "We created this contest to honor the nation's hardest workers that represent the essence of the Labor Day holiday and to highlight the importance of worker appreciation.

  • Improving Employee Health and Workplace Productivity with an Insole Program

    Feet are the foundation of the body, carrying the burden of weight while supporting the knees, back, and hips.

  • Stand Your Ground

    Slip resistance is a challenge. It's ideal to work with a safety footwear provider who understands the tradeoffs and can help advise your organization on the right product for the work environment.

  • Dan Post Boots Recalled

    CPSC warned that the boots and shoes can fail to protect feet when heavy or sharp objects fall on them, posing an injury hazard to wearers.


  • Protective Toe Styles

    Protective Toe Styles

    Lehigh Outfitters launches New QuickFit Overnight Collection offering select protective toe styles with free next business day delivery at only $89 each when purchased through their CustomFit Corporate Safety Footwear program.

  • Rubber Boots

    Rubber Boots

    The Flite™ boot by Tingley is made from Aerex 1.5.5™, for boots that are self-insulating and over 40% lighter compared to most steel toe PVC and rubber boots.

  • Work Boot

    Work Boot

    The Wolverine Legend boot features DuraShocks technology with a fully integrated energy return system to build more comfort into every step.


  • Providing the Best PPE Is No Guarantee: A Guide to Addressing Human Factors in your PPE Program

    Even the best PPE only works when worn—so how do you get workers to actually wear PPE all the time? PPE compliance is greatly influenced by a person’s state of mind, and being in a rush, frustrated, tired or complacent with hazards affects decisions around PPE compliance in critical moments. This paper addresses how to deal with human factors in your safety program to reduce injuries and improve PPE use among employees.


  • Choosing the Right Footwear for Your Workplace

    There are multiple factors to consider when selecting the most appropriate foot protection. Safety: Consider safety toe caps, metatarsal guards, steel plate soles, sole material and overall construction materials used. Fit: The end of the day is the best time to try on a new pair of shoes or boots; one-third of men are wearing shoes that don't fit properly. Comfort: Your feet should be immediately comfortable, you should not need a break-in period. When feet are comfortable, your knees, hips, and lower back are better aligned and supported. Be aware that no footwear can provide protection against all injuries.

  • Red Wing Shoes Presents: Summit Brewing

    This Red Wing Shoes video focuses on the passionate team of craft beer brewers at Summit Brewing in St. Paul, Minnesota. Since its founding in 1986, Summit Brewing has been committed to producing handcrafted beer inspired by traditional Midwestern heritage. Today, Summit’s seasonal, limited release and year-round brews are sold and enjoyed across the Midwest and can be found in states such as Florida, Texas and Pennsylvania.

  • Fluor Values: Safety

    For the past century, Fluor has brought its unparalleled safety culture to all corners of the globe. It is a value so deeply entrenched that most employees say they cannot separate safety mindfulness from their working hours and their time at home. If something wouldn't be safe at a job site, it's not acceptable at home. There is a strong conviction in the voices of Fluor employees when you ask them about safety. In literally every Fluor office and within every Fluor project, all meetings of any kind begin with a relevant safety briefing. In this way, the value and importance of safety are continually kept in the forefront of employee consciousness. This safety mantra is evident at projects from the United States to China, and everywhere in between. It is this culture that has allowed Fluor to achieve a well-earned reputation as a safety leader in the global engineering and construction industry.