If you wear boots for work, you know how important it is to keep them up. Whether you wear law enforcement boots, work boots, combat boots or the best steel toe boots, you want to keeping them looking and feeling great as long as you can. Here are some tips to help you with that.
1. Clean your law enforcement boots with a brush. If you are like most people, you brush you hair and your teeth. The same principle is at work when you are talking about your boots. If you happen to have boots with suede, that should be brushed with a metal bristle. You need to take a more gentle approach to this material. If the leather is a full grain leather, take a stiff brush to get ride of all of Continue reading
Have you been unable to do your job because of a foot or toe injury? The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that on average, toe and foot injuries cause employees to miss a week of work.
Many of these injuries may have been preventable. A foot injury study conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that 75% of the sustained injuries were due to non-compliance. In other words, the employees that sustained injuries weren’t wearing proper footgear.
The report also indicates that only 23% of the injured individuals were wearing safety boots or shoes. Given the 85% that were wearing safety boots and shoes, these individuals were injured due to an object landing on or striking unprotected areas.
On an annual basis, wearing the right foot gear could prevent thousa Continue reading