V2110 Groundworker is a truly unique safety wellington. It’s tough, comfortable and flexible, but it’s also extremely lightweight compared to other wellingtons on the market while remaining in the same price range.
This blog will be useful for those entering an industry where safety and protection is vital, particularly students and apprentices. However, the details in this piece will be relevant for everyone in these sectors, because good safety principles never stop being important. As well as practical guidance, we examine some eye-opening safety statistics, and focus on the crucial role that attitude[...]
A scuff cap can be a valuable addition to a safety boot, and while this piece of material might be relatively small, it can have a big impact on the levels of durability and comfort of a boot. A scuff cap might not be a necessary safety feature for everyone, but after reading this blog and the guidance it offers, you’ll be clear and confident about whether or not you, or the people within your[...]
At V12 Footwear, we want to be absolutely certain that our footwear performs to the highest possible standards, so we can offer ourwearers the very best protection. And a particularly important aspect of footwear protection is preventing and reducing slips. HSE statistics show that last year in the UK, slips, trips and falls accounted for 33% of all non-fatalaccidents in the workplace – the[...]
When it comes to choosing safety boots, there are a number of things which should inform your decision. Fortunately for you, after we’ve walked you through our 6 simple steps, you’ll know everything there is to know about buying the right pair of safety boots, so you can avoid the pitfalls of pain and discomfort and reap the benefits of comfortable, fully protected feet.
Here’s a stat for you. The average person is 50% more likely to tell someone about a bad experience than a good one. Think about it - when something makes your blood boil, you’re far more likely to shout it from the rooftops aren’t you?
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.
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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[...]
As freezing and snowy conditions continue to hit the UK it is critical to be taking care of yourself and avoiding the dangers it presents. Many roles in construction, rail and agriculture involve continuing to work in these conditions outdoor.
There are three common dangers that people are faced when working in below zero temperatures. It is important to be able to identify them, know how to[...]