As we talked about in this article, Safety Boots have several models in the current market. Regardless of the model chosen, remember: always demand the manufacturer, the safety certificate, and approval by the Ministry of Labor and Employment (MTE).
On the market, you can find different models of Safety Boots. There are rubber ones, with a tall barrel, a short barrel, leather, in short. But which one is best for your company or profession?
But now, how about knowing a little more about each of the models? We will show the main characteristics of each type of material, so you know which ones to use and invest in.
Injected PVC Boots
Injected PVC Safety Boots can have a short, medium, or long barrel. They are ideal for professionals who need protection against water and moisture, more resistance to grease, animal blood, chemicals. The material offers total waterproof protection. The soles have different forms of grip and designs, which are expressly indicated for each type of work.
These models of Danner boots may be better known as leather boots. For work safety, they are considered the most comfortable, and the material has excellent durability. The manufacturers and workers are best suited for dry beds, masonry, and coatings. We can find in the market PPE models that also have soles with oil/fuel resistance.
Like the other models, they can be short, medium, and long barrels. The choice must be made according to the type of protection desired. They are EPI boots more suitable for protection from falling products and can be used with steel or composite toe caps, which are more resistant.
Rubber Safety Boots also have models with protection against the penetration of sharp objects, which are shoes with steel insole or which protect against drilling equipment. It is also very resistant and can be the best option for animals such as snakes and scorpions.
These are the most common models of Safety Boots, and this content was designed to know the main features.
What Are The Risks That The Safety Boot Protects?
The Safety boots can protect against different risks during the execution of the activity. Among them, we can classify:
- Boots for protection against impacts (falling objects);
- Boots to protect feet and legs from moisture;
- Boots to protect against splashes and direct contact with chemicals;
- boots for protection against electric shock;
- boots for protection against excoriating and cutting agents;
- Boots for protection against thermal agents.