Safety boots / work boots are vital personal protection equipment, both for protection in hazardous environments and for protection against impact. Whether you're handling heavy objects, or working with chemicals, appropriate foot protection is a standard requirement in many work environments.RS has a range of protective footwear including safety boots, work boots, construction boots and comfortable work boots from leading brands such as Dewalt, Dickies Dr Martens to name a few, to suit all applications.
Perhaps the most common kind of safety footwear, safety boots with re-enforced toe caps protect your feet from impact. As such, they're required where hazardous terrain or where the handling of heavy objects occurs. Steel toe cap boots are typically used in warehouses and handling deliveries, where there is a higher chance of heavy objects falling onto your feet.
Heavy Duty Protection
For more hazardous environments, sturdier protective footwear is required. Known as Rigger boots these offer cut proof, penetration proof and abrasion proof boots. These boots can offer protection in potentially dangerous fields such as landscaping and tree surgery, or wherever heavy machinery is operated. Shock proof footwear is also available to provide protection against vibration.
Chemical and Liquid Resistance
Waterproof boots might ensure comfort and safety in adverse weather or wet work place environments, but sometimes more robust liquid protection is required. Within our range you will find boots, shoes and wellingtons with resistance against oils and chemicals that would corrode lesser footwear. With acid and even fat resistance available, there is footwear available to meet the most challenging health and safety demands.
Comfort and Safety
For lighter safety demands more comfortable footwear is available. Whether a safety trainer boots with polymer re-enforced toes, or anti-slip soles for where workplace floors might be damp, safety footwear doesn't have to be bulky and uncomfortable.
Safety footwear is also important in the laboratory, and anti-bacterial and ESD safe footwear is also available.