What makes a good safety boot?
When choosing safety shoes, comfort is often a secondary consideration. But it’s actually one of the most important factors.
You can have the finest workwear, manufactured to the world’s most stringent safety standards, and it will mean nothing if no one can actually wear it.
Especially when you consider that safety shoes need to be worn for long hours at a time, often under demanding conditions. When you’re working on your feet all day long, you deserve a more comfortable form of foot protection.
Quality natural materials
When choosing safety shoes, remember that 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 choosing safety shoes that fit
No matter how well a safety boot is constructed, it will not be comfortable to wear if it is the wrong fit. Therefore, it is essential to find a supplier that offers PPE boots in a wide range of fits and sizes to suit different 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 choosing safety shoes as with any personal protective equipment (PPE), 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 was designed specifically to provide comfort and safety in the demanding conditions of the South African workplace.
Kaliber is a leading manufacturer of comfortable, durable, high-quality safety boots. Contact Kaliber to find out how you can purchase Kaliber boots, or become a Kaliber retailer yourself.