Winter precipitation can bring an increased risk for slips and falls on the ice and snow. Julia Henderson-Kalb, M.S., OTR/L, an instructor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at Saint Louis University, recommends some simple steps to minimize fall risk.
Tingley Rubber Corporation, a leading supplier of protective footwear and clothing, announces the introduction of Winter-Tuff® Orion XTTM Ice Traction Overshoes in sizes S to 2XL to fit men’s work boots 4 to 15. “Tingley has long been known as the ‘overshoe company’ and we’re upholding that tradition with the debut of the Orion XT”, said Robert Petersen, Product Manager for Tingley Rubber.
For generations, people accepted that sore, tired feet were just a result of a hard day’s work, and tugging at the unforgiving leather boots to take them off at the end of the day became a symbolic end-of-work ritual that allowed the exhausted worker to finally put their work-weary feet up, before they try and recover until starting the cycle all over again the next morning.
Radians, Inc., (www.Radians.com) announced recently that Kevin Kairys and Bryan Reed have joined the firm as Regional Sales Managers to further service and develop Radians’ growing portfolio of regional and national accounts.
Lehigh Outfitters, an online retailer of work and safety footwear serving companies nationwide, has launched a kiosk program that allows workers to order footwear from the workplace for themselves or their entire staff with just the push of a button.