They say you never really understand someone unless you walk a mile in their shoes. And while this is a universal truth, it is a truth that is especially poignant when it comes to the men and women who work road construction throughout the country. For while many Americans are readjusting their lives and their schedules to make sure that they are finding a way just to get to 10,000 steps a day, the average construction worker or laborer walk more than 30,000 steps on a normal work day.
It makes sense then that an entire industry has emerged to make sure that these workers are properly outfitted, for both comfort and for safety. In fact, the safety of construction workers across the country is so important that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) publishes recommendations and regulat