Proper approved Slip resistant shoes are a must in any store and as a manager you must enforce usage – no exceptions, regardless of how good the floor cleaning techniques are Shoes are the best way to reduce slips.
One may never know when there will be a spill, or oil on the floor that may cause a slip and fall. Slip resistant shoes are much different than standard shoes, even sport shoes. The soles are designed in a way to push liquids away, and better grip the floor.
As a result, a proper, approved shoe is crucial to helping to prevent slips and falls. When purchasing a slip resistant shoe, make sure it is approved! Shoes for Crews and Payless are the most common within our restaurants. These shoes have been researched for effectiveness and cost and should be required within your store.