Safety Ratings

SAFETY STANDARDS

Safety Footwear: Our footwear conforms to EN ISO 20345:2011 Safety Footwear, giving 200 joule toe protection and EN ISO 20346:2014 Protective Footwear, giving 100 joule toe protection.

ESD - Electro Static Dissipative Footwear: ESD Footwear is designed specifically for the electronic components manufacturing and assembly industries.  ESD conforms to EN 61340-5-1.

Occupational Footwear: Occupational Footwear conforms to EN ISO 20347:2012 standards.

SLIP RESISTANCE

SRA - Tested on ceramic tile contamination with Sodium Lauryl Sulphate.
SRB - Tested on smooth steel contamination with glycerol.
SRC - Passes both SRA and SRB Slip Tests.


SAFETY FOOTWEAR RATINGS

SB

Impact and compression resistant 200 joule toe cap.

SBP

As SB plus Mid-Sole for penetration resistance.

S1

As SB with antistatic construction and energy absorbent heel.

S1P

As S1 plus Mid-Sole for penetration resistance.

S2

As S1 plus Water Resistant Upper.

S3

As S2 plus Penetration Resistant Midsole to 1100 Newtons.

S4

As S1 with Waterproof Polymer Upper.

S5

As S4 with Penetration Resistant Midsole to 1100 Newtons.


OCCUPATIONAL FOOTWEAR:

OB Basic requirements for occupational footwear met (contains no protective toe cap).
O1 As OB plus oil resistant sole, closed and energy absorbing seat region, and antistatic.
O2 As O1 plus water penetration resistance and cleated sole
O4 As OB plus oil resistant sole, energy absorbing seat region, antistatic
O5 As O4 plus penetration resistance and cleated sole.
 

 

MARKING CODES

HRO Resistance to High Heat 300°c
E Heel Energy Absorption 20 joules 
P Penetration Resistance 1100 Newtons
CI Insulation against cold 
WRU Water Penetration Resistant Uppers
A Antistatic Range 100kΩ - 1000MΩ
FO Resistance to fuel oil of outsole
WR Water Resistant
CR Cut Resistant Upper
HI Heat Insulation of Sole Complex
AN Ankle Protection

 

SOLE PROPERTIES/RESISTANCE

  Heat Oil

Acids/Alkalis (low concentration)

Solvents
Dual Density PU/Rubber 300°C Y Y Y
Rubber 300°C Y Y Y
Dual Density P.U. 120°C Y Y Y
P.V.C./Nitrile 120°C Y Y Y
P.V.C. 90°C Y Y Y
Thermo Plastic Urethane (T.P.U.) 130°C Y Y Y