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Do you want to up your safety footwear knowledge?As a loyal and trusted V12 distribution partner you have access to a free training session on the essential basics of foot health and safety, taught by industry experts who have decades of knowledge and experience.

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Since April 2018 the European Commission published a new PPE legislation EU 2016/425. This regulation requires distributors, importers & manufacturers of PPE to all hold a shared responsibility in ensuring compliance with safety & quality standards.

All distributors must now verify that all PPE they stock carries the correct markings, including the CE mark, before placing it on the[...]

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With over 20 years experience in the footwear industry, we know that when it comes to comfortable safety boots, one size or one style doesn't fit all. Specific features are required for different industries and on top of that, a specific fit is essential for both men & women. That's why we've developed a diverse range of safety footwear for men and women that work in the toughest industries[...]

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We are very pleased to have been nominated for two highly desired awards by the Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide.

The Professional Clothing Awards 2019

On the evening of Wednesday 19th June 2019, at The Montcalm in Marble Arch, London, we attended the prestigious 10th Annual Professional Clothing Awards Ceremony.

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We are only as good as what we achieve today... 

Does it matter that we've been around for 20 years, producing safety boots for various industries around the world? History is important, but what we do today for our customers matters most to us. 

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How are you bench-marking with the industry?...

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MEN AND WOMEN'S FEET - WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?

Until recently, women working in industries such as construction, civil engineering, manufacturing, rail, warehousing and so forth were frequently expected to wear smaller sized men's footwear as there was very little choice available on the market. This is not only uncomfortable for women, but also lowers levels of safety, leaving them more[...]
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We are very excited to announce the release of our brand new, high spec range of safety trainers and hikers. With one mission in mind, which has always been to create lightweight comfortable footwear that is packed with benefits! These incredibly lightweight, comfortable styles all come with the Keymark Safety Accreditation ensuring safe feet, all day, every day. We are the first and only[...]

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There is one problem with boots that many owners encounter; when they get wet, they take a very long time to dry. This is because boots are made of thick materials, such as leather, and it can take a while for them to dry naturally. So, what happens when they get wet in the evening and you need them in the morning? We've got you covered! Here are a few tips that will not only help accelerate[...]

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A question we often get asked is whether water resistant is the same as waterproof? In a word, no. Let us explain why.

DEFINITIONS

WATERPROOF: A waterproof material or product is completely impervious to water penetration, which means no water can get in or out of the product or material. Providing sustained protection from water for a significant period of time. 

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