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The Opportunities and Challenges of a Concussion-Detecting Monitor

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Reebok has developed a product that represents a fantastic example of the KISS (Keep It Simple, Stupid) principle of design. And since I am such a fan of this principle, I want to use it as a subject for discussion today.

The product is called The Checklight and was featured in the October issue of Fast Company

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Who Thought There Was So Much to Work Footwear?

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I was reading through Industrial Safety and Hygiene News and I came across this article about work shoes by Mark Reilly. I have been in the safety area for a long time and I have dealt with provisioning and analyzing work shoes for particular work activities many times. But this article jumped out at me as a great primer for anyone who has not, but might need to some day. He quickly summarizes some of the features that are worth considering.

Once made of stiff leathers and bulky steel toes to protect feet from fallen objects and crush injuries, today‚Äôs work boots are sleeker, faster and more protective than ever…