Archive for June, 2018
Shoes are important. After all, how else would we safely be able to walk all around the world? But shoes provide more than just an important function (though an important function they do indeed provide) but can also be a mode of expressing fashion sense and style. With a shoe market that is now worth more than ninety nine billion dollars in the United States alone – and expected to grow to a global worth of as much as and more than two hundred and twenty billion dollars by the time that we reach the year of 2020, less than five short years from now, the importance of the footwear industry, both nationally and globally, cannot and should not be underestimated.
Sneakers are a particularly popular type of shoe. Sneakers come in a large array of colors, shapes, and lacing styles. From the classic ulace to tieless laces, there is a sneaker out there fore everyone. And laces are important, more important than
Despite the technological advances and increased safety measures in many fields of work, there are many lines of work that still carry an increased safety risk. In 2015, 4,836 workers were killed on the job; an average of 13 deaths per day.
Experience can play a factor in workplace safety, but the reality is that any worker in a variety of jobs can be injured. According to the Institute for Work and Health in Canada, a new employee in their first month at work has more than three times the risk for lost-time injury than others.
Additionally, almost a third of nonfatal work injuries in 2013 that required time away were suffered by employees with less than a year of service. Furthermore, 16-to-19-year-olds missed an average of four days of work after an injury in 2014.
Among older employees, data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that workers 65 and older experienced 94.2 injuries per 10,000 employees, less than any age group in 2014.
With an increased risk of