Lori Hyllengren is the laboratory manager for Red Wing Shoe Co. and S.B. Foot Tanning Co. Lori represents Red Wing Shoe Company on the ASTM D31 Leather committee, Department of Defense (DOD) Footwear committee, ASTM Safety Footwear committee F13.30 and CSA Protective Footwear committee Z195, where test methods and specifications are developed for the USA and Canada.
The importance of safety can’t be underestimated. Providing personal protective equipment (PPE) is essential in industries that require employees to work in harsh and hazardous conditions, from manufacturing to transportation, construction and more.
Outfitting employees with appropriate footwear reduces injuries. Making sure workers have the right footwear for the job is a real, ongoing challenge for safety managers. Here are five ways you can overcome it and take advantage of all the benefits of high-quality safety footwear.
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