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Toolbox Talk :::: Safety Shoes Why wear safety shoes? Testimonial One Worker was wearing boots w/electrical hazard soles on them. Changing a current transducer on a chiller. While removing a 480 volt 3 phase line, current jumped to second line. Causing an explosion.

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why wear safety shoes
Why wear safety shoes?
  • Testimonial One
    • Worker was wearing boots w/electrical hazard soles on them.
    • Changing a current transducer on a chiller.
    • While removing a 480 volt 3 phase line, current jumped to second line.
    • Causing an explosion.
    • Worker believes the boots where the reason he did not get electrocuted and had no injuries!
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Why wear safety shoes?
  • Testimonial Two
    • Worker was driving a forklift, and did not see another worker.
    • Ran over his toes, then knocked him down and ran over his ankle.
    • Doctor said it was a miracle his foot/ankle were not shattered.
    • Worker believes the steel-toed boots where the reason he did not have a shattered foot!
what types of boots are offered
What types of boots are offered?
  • Steel-Toed
    • Tempered steel capping the toe region
  • Non-Metallic Toed
    • Non-metallic metal capping the toe region
  • Insulated
    • Superior protection against the cold
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What types of boots are offered?
  • Electrical Hazard
    • Protection from accidental contact w/electrically energized objects.
  • Puncture Resistant
    • Stainless steel midsole, withstanding punctures up to 270 lbs of force.
  • Metatarsal Guard
    • Another layer of protection for hazardous environments.
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What types of boots are offered?
  • Static-Dissipative
    • Reduces the accumulation of excess static electricity.
  • Waterproof
    • Utilizes a waterproof material for an impenetrable water barrier.
  • Rubber
    • Plastic boot best for use when placing concrete, or if site is mucky.
what standards are followed
What standards are followed?
  • ASTM F2413-05

Standard Specification for Performance

    • This specification covers minimum requirements for the design, performance, testing, and classification of footwear designed to provide protection against a variety of workplace hazards that can potentially result in injury.
  • ASTM F2412-05

Standard Test Methods for Foot Protection

    • These test methods measure the resistance of footwear to a variety of hazards that can potentially result in injury.
other safety shoe accessories
Other Safety Shoe Accessories:
  • Strap on steel toe caps
    • Turns standard shoes in to jobsite safe shoes.
  • Shoe chains/spikes
    • Creates traction on jobsites w/ice and snow
  • Vinyl/Latex contamination control covers
    • Covers work boots from chemicals/contaminates