A more comfortable boot is a safer boot: choosing safety shoes that offer real world protection

What makes a good safety boot?

You can have the finest workwear, manufactured to the world’s most stringent safety standards, and it will mean nothing if no one actually wears it.

When considering safety boots, comfort is often a secondary consideration. But it’s actually one of the most important factors.

Especially when you consider that safety shoes need to be worn for hours at a time, often under demanding conditions. When you’re working on your feet all day, you deserve a more comfortable form of foot protection.

Quality natural materials

Comfortable safety boots tend to be made from quality natural materials that mould to the wearer’s feet and don’t tear or fray over time. Genuine leather uppers are therefore particularly advantageous.

Genuine leather is also breathable, an important factor when you’re wearing boots in an industrial setting.

Comfort depends on fit

No matter how well a safety boot is constructed, it won’t be comfortable to wear if its the wrong fit. Therefore, it’s essential to find a supplier that offers PPE boots in a range of fits and sizes to suit foot types. There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all safety boot.

No compromise on safety

With all that said, the number one priority when it comes to safety boots, as with any PPE equipment, is that it offers adequate protection. There should obviously never be any compromise on safety.

Fortunately, it is possible to find high quality safety boots that conform to the highest industry standards and are also made from breathable, durable materials, and are available in a range of styles and sizes.

Kaliber’s range of safety boots were designed specifically to provide comfort and safety in the demanding conditions of the South African workplace. 

Kaliber are a leading manufacturers of the comfortable, durable, high quality safety boots. Contact Kaliber to find out how you can purchase Kaliber boots, or become a Kaliber retailer yourself.

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