Cindy Chow BSc(Hon), DCh.
Chiropodist • Foot Specialist licensed in Ontario
4675 Steeles Ave E, Unit #1C25,
Scarborough, Ontario, M1V 4S5
Tel. (905) 943-7575 | www.villagefootclinicmarkham.com

Work Footwear

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Informative Websites:

  • Ontario Society of Chiropodists (professional voluntary group for Chiropodists of Ontario) www.ontariochiropodist.com/
  • Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine (professional voluntary group for Chiropodists and Podiatrists of Canada)   www.podiatryinfocanada.ca/
  • College of Chiropodists of Ontario (required licensing body for Chiropodists and Podiatrists of Ontario) www.cocoo.on.ca/

Work shoes are available in many shapes and have unique features and materials designed for specific occupations and uses. Thick leather boots with steel toe boxes are designed to protect your feet. Boots with varying degrees of traction are also available.

The American Podiatric Medical Association offers the following guide that matches specific occupational hazards with work footwear:

 

Hazard Protection
Falling and rolling objects, cuts and punctures

Steel-toe safety shoes; add-on devices, such as metatarsal guards, metal foot guards, puncture-proof inserts, and shin guards.
Chemicals, solvents Footwear with synthetic stitching and made of rubber, vinyl, or plastic.