For those working in Texas oilfields, good physical health is an extremely valuable asset. In order to earn their paychecks, oilfield workers must be able to apply their strength and skills throughout long workdays. An oilfield injury could make it difficult or even impossible for a worker to meet the very taxing demands of the job.
In a previous post on this blog, we discussed what oilfield workers can do to help prevent injuring their hands. In this post, we go a bit lower and take a look at foot safety. Many oilfield jobs require long periods of standing or walking. A foot injury could keep a worker off the job for a prolonged period of time. Shoes are a key element of foot safety. Here are some things to know about safety footwear: