Is the front office staff allowed to wear open toe shoes in the office if they are NOT in the clinical area?
If there are safety hazards that could injure the employee working in the front office, then open-toe shoes are not allowed. Having said that, many hazards could injure an employee's toes such as falling heavy objects or accidentally hitting a table, chair, or other office equipment that can cause serious injuries in extreme cases. In the light of the above and also by examining the history such as medical records, workmen compensation records, etc. of any such incidents at the facility, the employer can make the determination whether to allow the front office employees to wear open-toe shoes.
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