Work Footwear

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Work shoes are available in many shapes and have unique features and materials designed for specific occupations and uses. Thick leather boots with steel toe boxes are designed to protect your feet. Boots with varying degrees of traction are also available.

The American Podiatric Medical Association offers the following guide that matches specific occupational hazards with work footwear:

 

Hazard Protection
Falling and rolling objects, cuts and punctures

Steel-toe safety shoes; add-on devices, such as metatarsal guards, metal foot guards, puncture-proof inserts, and shin guards.
Chemicals, solvents Footwear with synthetic stitching and made of rubber, vinyl, or plastic.