What Are The Proper Shoes To Wear That Prevent Slips

This 3 minute safety training video covers: What is the proper shoe to your job, why the heel of a shoe is very important, how to make sure that the heels on your shoes are in good condition, what are the different materials of a shoe, what are the different types of safety shoes, how to inspect your shoes from any damage. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 17 minute full length version.

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slips, trips, falls

Slips, trips, and falls are no laughing matter. They're involved in most of the accidents that occur in workplaces every day. They cause 17% of disabling occupational injuries and 15% of on-the-job fatalities. But slips, trips, and falls can be prevented.

Atlantic's "Slips, Trips and Falls" program discusses the mechanics of slips, trips and falls, the types of hazards that employees are likely to encounter that lead to them, and the safe practices and equipment that they can use to stay safe on their feet.

Topics covered in these products include:

  • What Are The Proper Shoes To Wear That Prevent Slips
  • Center of gravity and maintaining balance.
  • The mechanics of trips and slips.
  • Types of walking surfaces.
  • Housekeeping and maintenance.
  • How footwear can help to prevent falls.
  • How to fall "properly".
  • and more.
  • Click here to watch a FREE full-length 17 minute preview.

Video Transcript

Picture yourself cranking at work, yes you are at the right worksite but wearing the wrong shoes. Just one missed step and in a split second you can be headed straight to the emergency room. Footwear should fit snuggling and comfortably, examine for any wear and tear or holes especially on shoe soles, clean it regularly your shoes tread may be clogged with waste or debris from the floor. Be reasonable wear flats not heels if you use ladder or climb stubs. No one brand of footwear can satisfy all of the safety requirements grip performance, slip, heat and abrasion resistance, tread pattern, safety toe re-enforcements all vary from shoe to shoe. As your supervisor which style best fits your work environment and maximizes your job performance.