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OHS Canada: Foot protection still No. 1, even as fashion improves

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September 3, 2020  by OHS Canada

Workers want safety footwear that is lighter to wear, and sometimes more colourful. Yet, safety footwear must have uncompromised protection, even as products become more fashionable and the workforce becomes more diverse.

“We’re not really following the fashion of the retail (stores). The look of the boot is very basic because it’s more (important for the boot) to be good than to look good,” said Marc Labelle, president of Unik Industrial, a shoe manufacturer located in Anjou, Que.

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