Every year tens of thousands of foot-related
work injuries result in lost work days, with employers absorbing
the continuously increasing average cost per incident to their
bottom line. Protecting employees from these injuries is, therefore,
an important consideration for any employer, especially those
with a large workforce operating in industrial and hazardous
Fortunately, for companies experiencing foot injuries or those
seeking to avoid foot-related incidents, improving foot safety
is possible, and the solution may be more straightforward than
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics 75% of acute foot
injuries occur when workers are not in compliance with applicable
standards. In other words, workers are not wearing the right
footwear for the job, and unsurprisingly those individuals are
much more likely to experience an injury. Additionally, according
to OSHA, one of the leading causes of all chronic work-related
foot injuries is improper fit.
As such, ensuring your workforce has the right footwear for
the job and for the given individual is paramount to promoting
a safe workplace environment, and it can go a long way in driving
down the rate of recordable foot injuries.
We can take that responsibility on for you. Request a foot protection
program with Indiana Safety and we'll come to you. Our staff
will review, onsite, your entire operation. We'll identify the
appropriate footwear for all your applications, and provide
comprehensive solutions that result in an overall cost-savings
Next, we'll schedule an onsite fit-testing for all your employees,
to make sure each person has the proper fit for their foot.
We'll take down your employees' information, so you can order
easily on the day of testing, or you can review it and order
at your convenience on our website.
This service is free of charge. Simply request
a representative to get started!