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  • The Safety Overshoe Has Come of Age

    The Safety Overshoe Has Come of Age

    When the safetytoe was first conceived – a steel toecap inserted into a rubber galosh – some in the safety world considered it unworthy. However, although referred to as an “ugly duckling, it had a practical purpose. It was its ...

    Patrick Smyth;Patrick Smyth

  • Assess your Needs for Foot Protection

    Assess your Needs for Foot Protection

    FOOT PROTECTION - Assess your needs to see if steel toe overshoes are the right safety option In many industrial settings, when it comes to foot protection, oftentimes only toe protection is required. This is where the steel toe overshoe can ...

    Patrick Smyth

  • Kick Contamination out of the Cleanroom

    Kick Contamination out of the Cleanroom

    Safety overshoes fight contamination. The steel toecap safety overshoe has been around for a long time. Its origins lie in the marriage between the venerable rubber galosh and a steel toecap similar to those used in many of today’s safety ...

    Patrick Smyth

  • Sharing Footwear - Urban Myth Or Unhealthy Practice?

    Sharing Footwear - Urban Myth Or Unhealthy Practice?

    Evidence exists that in the energy production industry employees and visitors alike are expected to step into old boots. This is the sole verification of what I had suspected was happening. Previously I had only anecdotal accounts of the ...

    Patrick Smyth

  • ‘Slipp-R’ Safety Toes Case Study

    ‘Slipp-R’ Safety Toes Case Study

    The European footwear industry has been under siege from low-cost manufacturers abroad.  Fortunately, standards are in place to ensure `cheap` does not mean `less` when it comes to workplace safety.  Safety footwear coming into the European markets ...

  • Toe protection overshoes make headlines with new materials and designs

    Toe protection overshoes make headlines with new materials and designs

    Long considered the `ugly duckling` of the safety footwear business, the safety toe overshoe developed from the venerable galosh has a new lease on life. To be fair, there have been some pretty ugly ones and even some that were downright dangerous. ...

    Patrick Smyth

  • Good Manufacturing Procedures - `GMP`.

    Good Manufacturing Procedures - `GMP`.

    I get excited every time I discover another use for safetytoes. Since I brought the ‘Slipp-R’ to market in 2006 I have been working hard to raise awareness for safetytoe overshoes. Often it’s the style and wear-ability factors that detract from good ...

    Patrick Smyth