What are the Proper Foot Protection to Wear in the Workplace

This 2 minute safety training video covers: How to prevent accidents by wearing safety shoes, what are the different types of safety shoes, what is the important feature of safety shoes, how to protect your feet from potential hazards. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 26 minute full length version.

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On-the-job injuries affect all types of people doing all types of work. Each year over 570,000 workers are injured... at a cost to employers of over $100 billion annually. Government surveys show that the most common cause of workplace injuries today is due to employees not using proper PPE. Virtually everyone will experience one or more "on the job" injuries during their working life. In most cases appropriate equipment is readily available, yet employees do not recognize the need for this equipment, or take the time to use it.

Atlantic Training's Personal Protective Equipment DVD program have been specifically created to assist facilities in complying with OSHA's Standard on Personal Protective Equipment. Topics covered in these products include:

This Personal Protective Equipment Training DVD Covers:

  • What are the Proper Foot Protection to Wear in the Workplace
  • Review of OSHA's Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Standard.
  • PPE for eye and face hazards.
  • PPE for respiratory hazards.
  • PPE for head hazards.
  • PPE for foot hazards.
  • PPE for electrical hazards.
  • PPE for hand and finger hazards.
  • and more.
  • Click here to watch a FREE full-length 26 minute preview.

Video Transcript

When there’s a risk of heavy objects falling on, rolling on, crashing or penetrating your foot you need to wear protective foot wear that complies with the standard. There are many types of protective foot wear. Prior to each use inspect your protective footwear look for broken buckles or laces, cracks, holes and separation of materials. Check the sole for pieces of metals or other items that could an electrical trip hazard. Keep your protective footwear clean, wiping off dirt and slippery materials such as oil. Feet need protection in hot environments too. Be sure to have protection for whatever conditions you work in.