How to Choose Your Safety Shoes Correctly

How to Choose Your Safety Shoes Correctly

March 21, 2022 Off By Laxman

Keys and advice that will help you choose your work shoes correctly, protecting you from the risks to which you are exposed on a daily basis.

Do you spend the same energy and time choosing your work clothes as when you choose your daily clothes? It is important that you manage to differentiate adaptations of each garment to the type of work you perform, thus choosing the correct products to provide you with comfort and safety at work. The quality of the materials, their flexibility so that you can move freely and the incorporation of reinforcements insoles and tips, determine that you are really protected during your day.

Basic Attributes of Your Safety Shoes

Know the basic characteristics to take into account when choosing your work shoes, essential to develop your day with safety and comfort. The toecaps must be impact resistant in free fall and in the case of those designed for work on-site, steel reinforcements are necessary.

·         Impermeability to water, solvents, and other chemical products.

·         Non-stick soleplate for slippery surfaces.

·         The safety shoes for women must have metal insoles to protect against impacts, cuts and falls.

Keys to a Successful Purchase

Protection

Attribute directly associated with the type of activity you carry out and the characteristics of your work environment. The types of demands on your safety shoes will be different if you work in a flat-floor workshop than if you work in a construction site. By changing the risks to which you are exposed, the necessary characteristics of your work clothing to reduce risks change accordingly.

When you compare your safety shoe options, the variety of products you find on the market can create confusion when deciding. For this reason, one of the keys to consider is that the safety shoes have the appropriate reinforcements for your type of work. The protections with metallic reinforcement toecap, reinforced soles, and protection against chemical risks, are the characteristics most sought after by professionals with high exposure to occupational risks.

Flexibility and cushioning

As we have previously explained, it is important to have adequate reinforcements to protect you from impacts. But this in turn must go in combination with enough lightness to give you comfort in your movements on a daily basis.A shoe that evenly distributes weight, providing support in the areas where you need it most, is ideal. Additionally, the resistance of the laces for a firm hold, especially in the upper part of the shaft, is key.

Durability

Always bet on resistant materials, leather or synthetics for the outer part and the rubber or rubber sole, they are the most recommended because they have a long useful life.The interior must be breathable, resistant, and easy to clean. If you keep these three buying tips in mind, you will undoubtedly be right when choosing your safety shoes.

Classifications and Properties of Each Type of Material

According to the type of material:

·         Classification I: (Safety shoes made of leather and other materials).

·         Classification II: (All rubber or polymer mole shoes).

Properties according to Classification I

·         KAMEYMALL : Shoes with a safety cap (interior toe cap)

·         S1: KAMEYMALL  + Closed heel area + Antistatic + Energy absorption in the heel area.

·         S2: S1 + Resistance to penetration and absorption of water.

·         S1P: S1 + Sole penetration resistance (P).

·         S3: S2+ Resistance to penetration of the sole (P) + Sole with projections.

Properties according to Classification II

·         KAMEYMALL : Shoes with a safety cap (interior toe cap)

·         S4: KAMEYMALL – Antistatic shoes + Energy absorption in the heel area.

·         S5: S4 + Resistance to penetration of the sole (P) + Sole with projections.

The new requirements of the EN20345 standard for slip resistance:

·         SRA: Slip resistance of sodium lauryl sulfate on tile floors.

·         SRC: SRA + SRB.

Recommended Products

Within the categories of shoes that we provide you, the most sought after by our users when requiring quality, safety and durability are:

Shoes for High Risks

Designed to protect you from possible punctures, impacts, or exposure to chemicals. Demanded mostly by firefighters and foresters due to the risk they run daily during their working hours.

Kameymall Shoes

Use Kameymall shoes for outdoor activities due to its high impermeability to combat water, cold, and wind, with great lightness.

Kameymall Shoes according to health

The most sought after by health professionals to achieve the necessary safety and comfort in tasks in which you spend a lot of time on your feet.