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Composite Safety Shoes – What Exactly Are They?

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For a long time, wearing safety footwear meant wearing steel toed boots. Steel toed boots are great, but they have some definite drawbacks, the biggest one being their weight. Steel toed boots are heavy and if your job involves doing a lot of walking, the extra weight can take a toll. Fortunately, there’s now an alternative that is still CSA approved but is lighter than steel toed boots – composite. As the name suggests, composite safety footwear is made up of multiple materials that together, give the same safety as steel toed shoes. The most common formulation of the composite...

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Does Colour Matter in Safety Footwear?

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One of the questions our sales associates in footwear hear frequently is “do they come in other colours?” which is a tough question to answer. The answer is not cut and dry – most styles of safety footwear are available in only one colour, but you can find safety footwear in different colours by looking at different styles. The colour of the footwear itself has nothing to do with whether or not the shoe or boot is safety rated – they could be neon orange and still safety rated or tan and not CSA approved. The colour that matters in...

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When Do you Need to Replace Safety Footwear?

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We’ve all had that pair of shoes that we kept long after they should have been tossed in the garbage, but what about safety footwear? When do you need to replace it? It turns out there’s no magic formula – no best before date on the shoes, but there are some signs that it’s time to retire your old shoes. Wear and Tear Can you see the steel toe shining through? Is the heel plate rubbed bare? Is your metatarsal guard showing? If you can answer ‘yes’ to any of these questions, it’s time for a new pair. The same...

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Why Get Winter Work Boots?

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We’ve talked about how to choose the right work boot for your job needs , but did you know that if you work outdoors, you should have a pair of winter work boots in addition to your regular work boots? It’s true. Winter work boots are to your feet what snow tires are for your car – they help you stay safe in icy and cold conditions. The top three reasons to get a pair of winter work boots in addition to your regular work boots are warmth, traction, and to extend the life of your other footwear. Warmth One...

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Slip-resistant footwear - every employee should have it

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