What Every Employer Needs To Know About Safety Footwear

As an employer, you should have safety measures in place to ensure that your employees, customers and anyone else who visits your premises are not exposed to danger. Some of the safety measures that employers should consider include providing safety training for workers, investing in safety tools and equipment, using signs to warn of danger, eliminating recognised hazards, and ensuring employees wear safety gear. By doing so, you can avoid workplace injuries, loss of revenue, a bad reputation, and lawsuits. This article explores some of the key factors every employer needs to know about safety shoes. The first point to note is that safety shoes have different classifications. The ratings are based on the nature of the hazard they offer protection against or the environment they are suited for. The basic requirement for safety footwear for the workplace is a 200J toecap. SB is the rating mark for this specification. Most online stores dealing with safety shoes UK such as engelbert strauss have an in-depth understanding of these ratings and this makes shopping easy. Here you can find a range of safety shoes, each marked with its rating. From this page displaying their safety shoes...

FYF socks is made from material 15 times stronger than steel

Most people tend to use socks as a way of making their shoes more comfortable, but one company has designed a pair that can be worn as shoes. It is made from a super-strong fabric called Dyneema, which is typically used by rock climbers in their ropes and slings, and is 15 times stronger than steel. The Swiss Barefoot Company has developed FYF socks (pictured) which can be worn instead of shoes. They are woven from a material called Dyneema, which is 15 times stronger than steel. The socks are designed to protect the feet against rocks, sticks and other objects that can injure feet when barefoot The socks, which are being made by the Swiss Barefoot Company, are designed to fit the wearers feet like a glove, with individual digits for the toes. They have also been treated to make them resistant to water, while the soles are studded with rubber dots to provide grip on any surface. They have been designed to help protect athletes feet during a range of sports including running, surfing, diving and even slackline walking.  The socks are designed to have individual digits for the toes (pictured) so they can provide a better fit and will not move around on the foot when doing a sporti...