Safety shoes: Foot protection. With Certainty.

Work shoes for the industry

Safety shoes or safety boots are mandatory in many areas of industry work as they protect against potential hazards while providing a good grip. Furthermore, skid resistance, the durability and the longevity of the safety shoe are particularly important. In addition, a sporty design, comfort and an ergonomic footbed are a must.

Risk of injury in the industrial sector
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Without safety shoes, injuries such as a sprain, contusion or cuts can occur. These injuries can be caused by, for example, one of the following things:

  • falling objects
  • forklift or lift truck
  • machinery
  • nails or shavings lying around
  • slipping
  • chemical and biological pollution
  • electrical voltage

However, injuries can also be caused by:

  • a wrong footbed for priority activities
  • long-term damage to the back due to incorrect shoes
How do I find the right safety shoe?

According to the Occupational Health and Safety Act, as an employer you must assess within the risk assessment which foot protection is suitable for the respective work environment and corresponding activity.

Safety shoes are classified according to EN 345 / EN ISO 20345 as follows. Make sure that the safety shoe meets the requirements at all times!

Class S1Class S1PClass S2Class S3
  • Antistatic
  • Closed heel
  • Leather shaft
  • Protective cap

  • Antistatic
  • Closed heel
  • Leather shaft
  • Protective cap
  • Penetration proof midsole

  • Antistatic
  • Closed heel
  • Leather shaft
  • Protective cap
  • Impermeability

  • Antistatic
  • Closed heel
  • Leather shaft
  • Protective cap
  • Penetration proof midsole
  • Impermeability

ESD

ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) Safety Shoes - Specially Protected!

ESD safety shoes protect against electrostatic charges and are antistatic. In factories with electrostatically sensitive components or materials, the smallest spark can make these parts unusable. In order to avoid damage, safety shoes are worn for activities involving microchips, when working with electrical components, laser heads or highly flammable liquids or gases. ESD safety shoes are available as a low shoe, boots or sandals. These are used, among others, in the following industries:

  • circuit boards
  • paint shop
  • medical field

 
Procurement solution from the expert: shoe storage at your location

Do you have a need for safety shoes? We can set up a shoe cabinet in your stores. The advantage here is your employees will have access to a wide range of different shoes and sizes. Employees can then try on shoes in your store to ensure they are the correct size and fit and this will alleviate returns.

A scanner records the employee, the cost centre and the shoe from a barcode catalogue for accounting purposes. Reordering is performed via a convenient, simple and error-free solution with a scanner.

Contact our experts for individual advice on industrieanfragen@wuerth.at.

 

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In addition to this range of products, contact persons with product and industry know-how are available to advise you.

Contact us on T +43 5 08242-0 or via e-mail on industrieanfragen@wuerth.at.

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