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Rubber Clogs: How to choose the best sanitary shoes

Rubber Clogs: How to choose the best sanitary shoes

When operating, a surgeon and all the associated staff need to be completely  focused on the task at hand.

Of course, some things are beyond the control but, it is important to pay attention to what the operating staff are wearing. This includes ensuring they have the very best footwear possible. That’s where the Reposa operating room clog steps in.


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Qualities Of An Operating Room Clog

One of the biggest issues that staff in an operating room face is a lack of foot support. This may sound trivial but the footwear must offer support to ensure the team member is comfortable and not distracted throughout the operation. In many cases, the staff will barely move their feet while operating and, even the simplest of procedures, can become protracted. They may be stood on their feet for hours focused on the surgery.

Alongside this, there is a real risk of spills in the operating room. The shoes need to protect their feet from spills and possible contamination. They also need to have excellent grip to ensure the operating team doesn’t slip, this can make a deadly difference.

Because spills are commonplace and hygiene is exceptionally important, it is also vital that the operating room shoe can be washed and sterilized to be used again. It is not a good use of resources to keep throwing shoes away.

Don’t forget that operating rooms can be stressful and hot. That’s why the best-operating shoes need to be ventilated, ensuring their feet are warm, dry, and protected.

It’s a lot to ask of a shoe but fortunately, Reposa has dedicated itself to creating the perfect operating room shoe. In fact, they have several that can be used in the operating room.

Types Of Operating Room Clogs Available

Reposa has a comprehensive selection of comfortable clogs that can be used in the operating room:

Reposa Max

The Max is a comfortable clog made from thermoplastic rubber and comes in a wide variety of colours. This makes it a great option when you need to differentiate between grades or roles.

The clogs are designed to be anti-slip and can be sterilized after use in an autoclave. They are capable of withstanding temperatures up to 134°C.

It has a strap at the rear to hold it in position, a closed top, and ventilation at the sides to keep feet comfortable.

Reposa Safe

The Reposa Safe also features a strap that fits snugly around the ankle to secure the clog in position. These are available in several colors, including blue, white, and black. It is made of thermoplastic rubber is certified latex-free and can be washed using an autoclave.

This shoe also has an injected safety toe cap of steel and is both antistatic and anti-slip. The fact that it can be washed easily means it can be sterilized between operations and re-used confidently.

The Safe is contoured to the shape of the foot, maximizing comfort levels and helping to ensure the focus is where it should be, on the patient

Final Thoughts

The key to choosing the right operating room clog isn’t just about making sure it has the right qualities. You also need to have confidence in the company manufacturing the clogs. That’s what makes Reposa such a good choice. They have the experience and dedication to quality that is needed, ensuring the production of world-leading operating room clogs.

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