Breathe Safely: The Proper Use of Respiratory Protection
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Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in the workplace because they aren't wearing the proper footwear. The fact that we have so many foot-related injuries indicates that employees are wearing work shoes that inadequately protect them from the hazards they face on the job. Many of us tend to think more about shoes in terms of styles, but safety shoes are more than a different style. They are part of your personal protective equipment that must effectively protect your feet from hazards that you encounter in your workplace. This program stresses to viewers the importance of selecting, fitting, maintaining and wearing safety footwear to prevent painful foot and toe injuries. Topics include physiology of the foot, various types of safety footwear, selecting the proper shoe for the job and shoe inspection and maintenance.