If foot support and protection is ignored, then these employees’ health and wellness is left to chance. In the workplace, slips, trips and falls are seemingly innocent hazards. However, these incidents are some of the leading contributors to injury and even death in the workplace.
When new materials and innovations are introduced to an industry, it’s important for companies to embrace and utilize them to their advantage. According to Business Unit Director Bruce Todtfeld, that’s exactly what Keen Utility is doing.
International Commerce Marketing (ICM) Corp’s Postal Products Unlimited, a long-time supplier to the United States Postal Service (USPS), and its GSA division choose SelectFlex Arch Adjustable Insoles to help enhance the health of postal workers and other Federal Government personnel.
Indoor manufacturing, warehousing and distribution environments tend to be fast-paced, with often long hours of standing and movement. Flat, hard surfaces may lead to foot fatigue, as well as knee and back pain.
As cases of COVID-19 have soared throughout the U.S., the mental and physical cost has been damaging for employees in high-hazard industries such as manufacturing, warehousing/logistics, food processing and healthcare.