For the active worker having the right boots can mean the difference between being fit and able and being unemployed due to a preventable injury. Safety matters not just in the work place but in all areas of a workers life since not all injuries are on the job injuries. Safety boots offer the worker an added layer of protection that you simply cannot find with traditional boots.
Safety boots also offer additional features that are not standard with regular boots, things like weather insulation to help regulate the foots internal temperature.
When you are selecting the ideal safety boot for your individual needs it is important to determine type of work you are going to be doing. You will also want to determine the conditions that you will be working in. For example, will you be in a colder climate, warmer climate, will you be working indoors, or outdoors. Will you be working in the woods or in an open plain.
Depending on the work environment you will want to select the safety boot that offers the most ideal protection for that particular environment. For example if you are going to be working with heavy objects having a working safety book that offers protection from falling objects would be very helpful to you.
If you are going to be working in a location where items could get caught and cause injury choosing a safety boot that offers a pull on and off feature versus one with shoestrings might be the better option in that situation.
A worker that is going to be working in cold and ice situations would want to select a safety boot that offers added layers of insulation to protect the feet from water, cold, and other elements that may affect the integrity of a regular boot during a workers work day and beyond.
An example of a safety boot slip on would be the Boots Blundstone 140. This boot is one of the top of the line when it comes to safety boots with a slip on feature. If offers comfort and shock protection technology, it is water resistant as well as weather resistant. This particular brand also helps to protect against electrical shock. It is also slip resistant as well as oil resistant.
As a workman it is important to find the best level of protection for your work needs and based on the type of work that you will be doing.
At The Coalface Boots, Workwear & Safety
5/281-283 Penshurst St.,
North Willoughby, NSW 2068 Australia
(02) 9417 1292