Recognizing and Protecting Against the Dangers of Footwear Degradation

November 1, 2023

Under-performing footwear can lead to serious workplace safety risks. By: Robert McCarthy, Contributor We have all encountered a situation where the shoes we wear daily for work start to wear out. Whether it’s losing outsole traction or the leather upper starting to crack, wearing shoes that have begun to break down can be dangerous. Footwear…


Tingley Announces White Boot Additions to Knee Boots

October 20, 2023

Tingley announces a white boot addition to the Pilot G2 brand of PVC knee boots in both plain toe and composite safety toe options. These 15” height boots feature an upper that remains flexible even in cold temperatures and a removable insole that wicks perspiration to help keep feet dry and comfortable all day. Compared to many other PVC…


Safety Starts with a Single Step

October 4, 2023

Job-specific footwear improves safety for warehouse, distribution center and transportation employees. By: Robert McCarthy, Contributor According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the United States has approximately 1.9 million warehousing and storage industry workers. Most of these employees fall into three main occupations: stock clerks and order fillers, laborers and movers of freight, stock,…


Dunlop Protective Footwear to Sponsor Elite Trades Championship Series

September 28, 2023

Intersport, an independent award-winning marketing agency headquartered in Chicago, along with IDEAL Industries, a family-owned business that designs and manufactures products for the professional trades, today announced that Dunlop® Protective Footwear has signed on as a premier sponsor of the annual Elite Trades Championship Series. With a legacy of promoting craftsmanship, innovation, safety and comfort,…


KEEN Utility Announces Camden Work Boot

September 22, 2023

Built to thrive on the toughest job-sites, KEEN Utility’s Camden work boot provides rugged capability without weighing you down. Product highlights include a full grain barnyard resistant leather upper, KEEN.DRY waterproof, breathable membrane, as well as a 360° Goodyear welt and air-infused Luftcell midsole to give an ultra-stable and all-day comfortable work platform. Safety features…


How to Select and Maintain Your Next Work Boots

July 14, 2023

By Kevin Oberle, Contributor We’ve all been there – that moment when you realize your favorite work boots are overworked and ready to be retired. While it may be tough to say goodbye to a favorite, well-worn pair, knowing when it is time to replace your boots can be critical for work safety, foot health,…


Footwear Features That Keep You Safe on the Job

June 5, 2023

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), workplace slips, trips, and falls are among the top three causes of work-related injury and lost time and productivity. With more than 53,000 foot injuries across the trade industries per year, it’s pertinent for crews and safety managers alike to make thoughtful, informed safety footwear selections. Beyond considering…


Protective Industrial Products, Inc. Acquires ISM – Leader in Athletic Inspired Safety Footwear

May 19, 2023

Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (“PIP®”), a global leader in personal protective equipment (PPE) including hand protection, above-the-neck protection, workwear and footwear, proudly announces that a definitive agreement to acquire ISM Heinrich Krämer GmbH & Co. KG (“ISM”), headquartered in Lippstadt, Germany, has been signed. The transaction is expected to close at the end of the…


Shoes For Crews® Launches Rainier Shoe, Work Boot Designed Specifically for Women

May 5, 2023

Shoes For Crews, an innovative slip-resistant safety footwear company that has been helping to keep millions of workers safe on the job, has released a new work boot designed with women in mind. The Rainier is engineered specifically for a women’s-specific fit and is well-equipped for a variety of industrial settings. The Women’s Rainier 6″ NCT work boot is multi-purpose in…


KEEN Utility Announces New Work Boot

March 17, 2023

With the introduction of the Fort Wayne, KEEN Utility reinvents the jobsite-classic moc toe wedge work boot with 21st-century materials and construction methods. Featuring a wrap-over rubber cap, the Fort Wayne offers flexibility, protection, and traction that blends proven grit with modern design. Other standout features include a direct-attached Luftcell air-infused, PU midsole for weightless…


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