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OHS Podcasts

Protective apparel products continue to advance, adapt

A number of manufacturers are testing and introducing innovative materials — including lightweight footwear — to improve on their existing safety products, while others are taking a stab at new and non-traditional markets.

Breaking in work boots: dos and don’ts

Breaking in your work boots is very important if you want them to fit right and last multiple seasons. Many common shortcuts can lead to ruined leather.

These boots are made for workin’

Selection and care are important things to focus on to get the best out of one’s safety boots. It’s the best way to keep one foot ahead of a workplace’s hazards.

Looking back: Alberta bans mandatory high heels in the workplace

In 2018, Alberta took steps to ban employers from requiring people to wear high heels at work. Ontario and British Columbia implemented similar bans in 2017.
Talent Canada Mag

Giant becomes widest safety shoe available in Canada

Quebec-based Chaussures Régence has unveiled the Giant — the newest shoe from its Acton brand. » Read More

Ladder Talons add stability to work at heights

The adaptable spiked boot can be attached to ladder feet to provide traction on surfaces such as ice or wet grass. » Read More