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17
July

All You Need To Know About Static Dissipative Footwear

Here’s a fact that may shock you – especially if you’re not wearing the right safety shoes. In Europe, static dissipative (SD) safety shoes are the norm. In Canada, most workers wear Electric Shock Resistant (ESR) footwear, often referred to in the United States as Electrical Hazard (EH). However, here in Canada, many workplaces require […]

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9
July

Athleisure Wear Goes From The Gym, To The Street To The Workplace

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Selena Gomez and PUMA. Jaden Smith and New Balance. Pharrell Williams and Adidas. Sean Mendes and NIKE. The list of celebrities who have partnered with shoe manufacturers to create sneaker brands with runway looks that cater to the ever-growing sport leisure footwear category is, as they say, “off the charts.” Given the popularity of bringing […]

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24
June

The Thrill of Victory, without the Agony of The Feet

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On January 28th, 1916, women in Manitoba became the first in Canada to win both the right to vote and to hold provincial office. That was a long overdue correction of the inequality that existed in Canada for women. It signalled the start of a significant swing in the role women were to play in […]

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14
June

Identifying Potential Hazards in the Workplace

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Call it Murphy’s Law. Call it the law of averages. Call it an occupational hazard. The fact is, there’s no such thing as a completely safe workplace. Close to 1,000 Canadians die each year as a direct result of the job; however, studies indicate that number is only the tip of the iceberg when it […]

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7
June

Who creates the standard for protective footwear?

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Mellow Walk shoes meet or exceed the standards set for protective footwear. That’s a reassuring quality for a product that, amongst other things, is designed to protect your feet on the job. What exactly does that mean? What are the standards, who sets them, and how do those standards help guide manufacturers? That’s information you […]

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30
April

Women’s Safety Shoes – Know The Right Time To Replace Them

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Knowing exactly when to replace women’s safety shoes in Canada can be challenging. Below are some ways you can tell it’s time to replace your steel toe safety shoes.

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23
April

Gender Defender – Why Mellow Walk Safety Shoes Aren’t Unisex

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Historically speaking, there weren’t too many manufacturers of workplace safety products that catered to the unique needs of women on the job. The market for shoes with a steel toe safety cap, for example, is still an 80/20 percent split for men compared to women. Many safety shoes are still designed for men and sized […]

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16
April

Safety shoe guarantees that stick

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“The only guarantees in life are death and taxes.” That’s a worn out adage, but people still seem to believe it. Thankfully, it’s not true. There are lots of guarantees in the world of manufacturing that are backed by ethical companies that work hard to produce quality goods worth guaranteeing. Mellow Walk is one of […]

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10
April

Fighting Fatigue On The Job One Step At A Time

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Anyone who has ever worked a long shift on a production line knows the term “asleep on your feet.” Fatigue can be a real issue for workers, especially ones standing all day or being asked to do repetitive tasks for long periods of time. Fatigue is mentally draining, but it starts from the ground up. […]

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28
March

Understanding the Types of Safety Shoes

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With all things being equal, what is the best brand of safety shoe to wear to improve slip resistance on the job? It’s a reasonable question to ask given the risks of injury that can occur in different work environments.. To answer that question, you have to consider the product line from Mellow Walk, a […]

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