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Model Shoe Policy for Teen Restaurant Safety

To prevent slips and falls use:

  • Slip-resistant soles with a good tread.
  • Shoes that are laced and tightly tied.
  • No leather or smooth soles.
  • No open-toed shoes.
  • No platform or high heels.
  • No dress shoes.
  • No porous fabrics such as canvas.


Some shoe manufacturers have products with slip-resistant soles and also provide special employer purchasing arrangements. The following listing is not complete and does not constitute a product endorsement by the Department of Labor & Industries. Also consult your Yellow Pages under "Safety Equipment and Clothing."

Shoes for Crews:

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