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Footwear Use at Workplace and Recommendations for the Improvement of its Functionality and Hygiene

Footwear Use at Workplace and Recommendations for the Improvement of its Functionality and Hygiene Abstract In protecting themselves against different dangerous and noxious factors at the workplace, workers are often faced with the necessity of using footwear that puts a significant strain on the human body. Such footwear is frequently not accepted by the users due to wearing discomfort and difficulties with performing one’s tasks efficiently. The paper describes requirements concerning the evaluation of protective footwear functionality and hygiene as well as formulates recommendations for the improvement of these footwear properties. Based on own studies it was observed that the use of appropriate textiles in protective footwear increases its functionality and hygiene. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Autex Research Journal de Gruyter

Footwear Use at Workplace and Recommendations for the Improvement of its Functionality and Hygiene

Autex Research Journal , Volume 14 (2) – Jun 1, 2014

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Publisher
de Gruyter
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Copyright © 2014 by the
ISSN
2300-0929
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2300-0929
DOI
10.2478/aut-2014-0005
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Abstract

Abstract In protecting themselves against different dangerous and noxious factors at the workplace, workers are often faced with the necessity of using footwear that puts a significant strain on the human body. Such footwear is frequently not accepted by the users due to wearing discomfort and difficulties with performing one’s tasks efficiently. The paper describes requirements concerning the evaluation of protective footwear functionality and hygiene as well as formulates recommendations for the improvement of these footwear properties. Based on own studies it was observed that the use of appropriate textiles in protective footwear increases its functionality and hygiene.

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Autex Research Journalde Gruyter

Published: Jun 1, 2014

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