Many of our patients work in an industrial setting and need to protect their feet from injury. In the October 2011 issue of Occupational Health & Safety, Dr. Gregory Berlet shares his words of wisdom about the safety, recovery, and the extent of foot and ankle injuries that he has seen in his patient that have suffered severe crushing injuries on the job. Safety is a big concern for all employers, and Dr. Berlet says that employees need to take it seriously, he is yet to treat a patient twice that has suffered a crushing injury on the job because "It is a painful lesson to learn."