In construction, the last thing you want to be worrying about are your shoes. Heavy tools and equipment, plus wet mixes and cement lime all add up to a rich variety of hazards, from wet scaffold planks to trip hazards and ladder falls. That's why our construction boots are some of the best all-rounders we make.
During this very unprecedented time, V12 Footwear has found it very hard to sit back and do nothing to help. With over 20 years in the safety footwear industry and a portfolio of cutting edge products and award winning innovations, V12 have teamed up with Toffeln, a long established company who have dedicated their lives to enhancing foot well-being and helping healthcare professionals to[...]
What is video conferencing?
Major advancements in technology have drastically changed how and where we conduct business. Video conferencing meetings can change the way employees work when they're remote or working from home. Providing a remote solution that allows individuals and teams to work with each other or customers effectively, no matter where they are located. Video conferencing allows[...]
Our Approach to Sustainability
At V12 Footwear we care about the environment. When it comes to environmental requirements we ensure they are addressed in the design and development process of our products, considering each stage of their life cycle. This includes where possible the use of recycled, biodegradable and eco-friendly materials, components and packaging.
Coronavirus & Our Supply Chain
In response to a number of questions we are receiving on how the coronavirus could affect the supply chain, we have done a full investigation and would like to re-assure you that this is something we are taking very seriously and are monitoring closely.
We know that steel toe and midsole safety footwear has been regarded as the favoured choice for foot protection across most industries. More recently, without compromising on safety, metal-free footwear (also known as composite) is replacing traditional steel toe and midsole safety footwear at scale, which is not surprising given the many benefits of choosing to go metal-free.
Our range of lightweight, vegan and vegetarian friendly work boots
Did you know that in 2014 there were around 150,000 vegans in the UK? Fast forward 5 years and there are over 600,000 people now dedicated to veganism. With that said, when it comes to vegan footwear you may have certain impressions of them being niche and relatively expensive purchases. You may also expect to compromise on[...]
ELECTRICAL HAZARD (EH) RATED SAFETY BOOTS
Electrical hazard (EH) rated safety boots are ISOLATING safety boots meaning they provide a secondary source of protection for you from electric shocks or electrocution.
The idea behind these EH rated safety boots is pretty simple, the entire surface of the boot is made from non-conductive materials and as a result no electrical charge will pass[...]
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.
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[...]