Safety shoes and boots meeting the ANSI Z41-1991 provide both impact and compression protection. Special types of shoes can also be obtained that provide puncture protection, or offer electrical insulation from foot contact with electrical sources.
Steel toe work shoes feature a steel capping over the toe area to provide protection against falling objects. One of the most popular and reliable choices for protective footwear, steel toe shoes are ideal for warehouses, manufacturing plants, and other industrial sites working with heavy machinery and objects.
Protective footwear worn in the. workplace is designed to protect feet from physical hazards such as sharp or falling objects, heat and cold, wet and slippery surfaces, corrosive chemicals, static discharge, and electric shock. As a worker, you should know the risks in your workplace.