Crocs no longer in style at safety-conscious hospitals
Although Crocs are known by many as some of the most comfortable shoes around, the Morton Plant Mease Healthcare system in Florida is banning the shoes from use by hospital employees. Hospital leaders there cite safety concerns raised after a needle fell through one of the holes and inside the shoe of an employee at a hospital in Tampa.
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