34,000 Emergency Service Workers Were Injured Because of Health and Safety Risks
Emergency Medical Service safety shoes are vital for your team at work because they provide a good grip and support when running or walking on slippery or uneven surfaces, which helps avoid slips, trips and falls. These safety shoes also protect your crew’s feet from sharp objects and debris. Emergency Medical Service suitable footwear generally helps employees avoid injuries when working in hazardous environments.
According to a report from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the overall rate of injury for all Emergency Services in the UK was 3.4 per 100 full-time equivalent (FTE) workers in 2019/20. This equates to around 34,000 injuries in total. Around two thirds (68%) of all injuries were caused by slips, trips or falls.