by Rogers Corporation on Apr 20, 2020
Elastomeric Material Solutions
While many Americans walk an average of 3,000-5,000 steps per day, or around two miles, those who work in healthcare, can accumulate far more due to the pace of the occupation. For example, according to Healthline, a nurse will take an average of 16,390 steps in an average shift.
Today’s health care workers are having more demands placed on them than ever before. Longer shifts, more days at work and more activity overall are taking a toll on their bodies. Having proper footwear is a critical factor in their comfort -helping to provide support, reduce back strain, alleviate pain and provide an added layer of protection.
When designing the right comfort solution, understanding the specific needs of the healthcare workforce environment is paramount. For example is the materials able to withstand:
In a time when more is being demanded of our brave healthcare workers every day, Rogers is proud to work in collaboration with our customers to offer high-performance footwear solutions that provide exceptional cushioning and protection needs. More specifically, we are impressed by our footwear partners that are rising to the challenge to support healthcare workers in this critical time of need. Our hearts are there with all, every step of the way.
For more information on our comfort solutions, please visit our PORON® Comfort page.