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Health, Safety and Accident Issues. Discussion on health & safety issues that effect the lawn care, landscaping, tree care, power washing, snow plowing and other trades. Talks of accidents that have occurred and how they could have been prevented. OSHA rules.

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Health, Safety and Accident Issues.

Discussion on health & safety issues that effect the lawn care, landscaping, tree care, power washing, snow plowing and other trades. Talks of accidents that have occurred and how they could have been prevented. OSHA rules.
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This is a competition where everyone is able to get involved.

"Who has the best work footwear"

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You must be the owner of the footwear you post

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This is a competition where everyone is able to get involved.

"Who has the best work footwear"

The rules are simple:
You must be the owner of the footwear you post

I hope you all enjoy this one!

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You call this footwear ? I call this an accident to happen. You would be fired if you were working for me. Safety toe is required for safety man.
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You call this footwear ? I call this an accident to happen. You would be fired if you were working for me. Safety toe is required for safety man.
Changing from boots to sneaker I can cut 25% off of a mowing day (save 1/2 hour every 2 hours). I'm also much less tired at the end of the day.
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Those are awesome Keith!

The problem with steel toe or boots, I find that it changes the way I drive. With shoes I can feel the vehicle.

In winter it was bad, when I braked it would be jerky, and stepping on the gas would be like propelling a rocket. Shoes give me freedom & feel for my vehicle. Steel toe isn't too bad, though my old boots blistered my feet. I'll look into a good pair.

If I'm doing work other than grass, I'll wear steel toe. Lugging around an extra pound can wipe me out during the day if I'm moving a lot.
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I was just about to make a thread asking about good lightweight work boots and decided to do a search first and what do I see.... Breeze up to his usual antics.

I'll post a pic of my sneaks after this post.

I really can't afford good boots right now, but I am looking for the best so I know what to buy.

I worked with a buddy and his son for a while and his son works as a mechanic for UPS and showed me his Redback work boots that he works in, on yards and in the garage. They were lightweight and steel-toe. He said they cost about $160. Anybody else have experience with Redback boots?
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The problem with steel toe or boots, I find that it changes the way I drive. With shoes I can feel the vehicle.
I'd figure it would be better to drive with steel tip boots because if you get a ticket you could always blame the boots for speeding
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