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5 Slip and Fall Safety Tips

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According to the NFSI (National Floor Safety Institute) slips and falls do not constitute a primary cause of fatal occupational injuries, but they do represent the primary cause of lost days from work. They are the leading cause of workers’ compensation claims and are the leading cause of occupational injury for people aged 15-24 years. [...]

Spring has Sprung

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    We’ve hunkered down all winter but with longer days and milder temperatures, now is the time to assess those yards. Grab the coveralls, yard shoes (made safe with OSHATOES), hats and gloves. Say “Howdy” to your neighbors as they venture out into the light and go get D I R T Y!!! The changing [...]

Plantar Fasciitis, Bunions, Neuromas, Oh My!!

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Many people have foot pain. Many of those same people think this pain is normal and a fact of life.  (Note: foot pain is NOT normal & does NOT have to be part of daily life.) With so many people experiencing foot pain, OSHATOES would like to highlight a few of the most common ailments. Plantar [...]

Foot Pain

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How often do you think about your feet? If you have foot pain the answer is probably quite a bit! In the next post we’ll discuss specific foot ailments and treatments but for now, let’s take a look at the foot itself. The foot is a complex part of the body. There are 26 bones [...]

Don’t Sacrifice Comfort for Safety

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Are you required to wear steel toe safety shoes while on your feet all day? Do you suffer from foot pain? Many steel toe shoes are uncomfortable and unforgiving. They tend to be extremely bulky and heavy. They are, by their very nature, not flexible. Why then do so many people wear them? If you find yourself sacrificing [...]

Safety Overload?

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Safety, safety, safety. Is there such a thing as too much safety? Most employers would answer, “No”. There are so many liability factors to consider, its no wonder they feel this way. On the flip side, ask a majority of employees  and you might be surprised to learn that many feel “safety-ed” to death. The [...]