Toe protection SB We all know that the toes are a very vulnerable part of the body — and even more so at work, where there are a number of hazards that could lead to a foot injury. At its most basic level, the EN ISO standard requires that toe protection must be able to withstand a joule impact. Toe protection includes steel toe caps or lighter alternatives, such as composite or aluminium toe caps. Some materials used in the construction of safety footwear can over-insulate the body, causing the static charge to be held.
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Any product that has been tested to be fully waterproof using a flex test. What is it suitable for? Not to be confused with Water Repellent, which is a classification reached by all S3 Boots. WR stands for Water Resistant which means it can be worn in outdoor environments exposed to sustained wet weather and not leak. CI What is CI? Styles that have been tested and passed the CI standard offer enhanced protection in challenging, cold environments.
HI What is HI? M What is M? Any product that offers additional metatarsal protection that achieves the J test is certified with M standard. Commonly found in traffic management, or places where heavy objects are hand carried, such as breweries etc. Gloves and Grounding apparatus. Used by companies that work on or near live electrics i. Rail, Power Generation, Utilities and Construction. Used in electronics manufacturing processes to ensure the control of electrostatic levels.
Welding and Foundry boots can be used throughout heavy engineering due to their design, protective covers and limited stitching. Below Classification: 16 metres per second 36 mph feet per minute Class 1: 20 metres per second 45 mph feet per minute Class 2: 24 metres per second 54 mph feet per minute Class 3: 28 metres per second 63 mph feet per minute What is it suitable for?
Used in harsh abrasion environments and are commonly found where extensive landscaping work, both with and without chainsaws is undertaken.
BS EN 345-1:1993
EN86/686/EEC & EN20345 Standards For Safety Footwear For Professional Use