Steel-toe boots

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Steel-toe boots (or sometimes safety boots) are durable boots made of leather or rubber that have a steel reinforcement in the toe to protect the foot against falling objects. They also often have steel inserts in their soles to prevent puncture from below.

Steel-toe boots are important in the construction and many industrial settings. Legislation or insurance requirements may require the use of such boots in some settings, and may mandate certification of such boots and the display of such certification directly on the boots. (For example in Canada, certified boots have a Canadian Standards Association green triangle on them.)

Safety footwear now comes in many styles, not just as boots but also as shoes and clogs. Some are quite formal, for supervising engineers who must visit sites where protective footwear is mandatory.

See also

External link

Canadian brand protective clothing (http://www.worksafe.ca)

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