The perils of wearing high heels reaches new heights
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Anyone in the office will tell you I like my heels and the only time I have been known to wear flats in the office was when I was pregnant – I had to succumb to the comfort in the end!
Stilettos have been blamed for many problems in the past associated with backs and postures but a whole new blame has strutted into the arena.
As the petition calling for employers to be banned from forcing women to wear heels reached Parliament, MP's were told by a leading voice coach that wearing heels can cause faster, shallow breathing which can damage your voice. How bizarre and certainly a new one on me. Anyone experienced a damaged voice due to, presumably excessive, wearing of heels? Maybe the higher the heel the higher your voice?!
While this is a light hearted issue, employers forcing their staff to wear high heels can become a serious problem if they suffer from an accident or fall as a result. Our Personal Injury team has lawyers who are experts in advising people who have suffered an accident in the workplace, so do contact us if you need to discuss a claim.
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