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
- nails or shavings lying around
- 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
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!
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