Articles by Roger Huard

Footwear fundamentals: Understanding the basics leads to safety and comfort

October 2, 2013
When selecting footwear, there are key components that can significantly affect the wearer’s safety and comfort.

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New comfort & performance technologies for work boots

September 6, 2012
What are some of the main components that people should consider when selecting safety footwear?

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Lighten up

Advanced materials make boots flexible, lightweight & durable
September 1, 2011
Conventional wisdom used to be the heavier and more inflexible a boot was, the better it would protect feet in industrial and other work environments.

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Footwear 101

October 1, 2010

The following list serves as a crash course in the vocabulary of today’s safety footwear. 

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The good old steel safety-toe cap

September 11, 2009
Despite the continued preeminence of the traditional steel cap, changes have happened and are happening in the safety-toe industry.
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From work to weekends

May 1, 2008
A guide for selecting safety footwear
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