Like tyres to a car, the soles of our shoes are our only contact with the ground, so they need to provide ultra-reliable and high-level grip to prevent us from slipping. And while we place a lot of importance on protecting our feet from crushing and falling objects, what happens beneath rather than above our feet is just as crucial. Did you know:
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[...]
HSL, SRA, SRB and SRC are terms you've probably heard and read a lot about in the safety industry. And while you probably know that they are related to grip and slip resistance, some of the finer details might not be so familiar or clear. But getting to know these finer points could be a big help to you at work from day to day, whether you’re out in the rain on the rails, using heavy machinery[...]
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.
We were thrilled to win Best Innovation in Footwear for our V1750 Defender STS boot at the 2021 Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide (PCIAW) Awards. Here, we take a closer look at why this trailblazing safety boot came out on top.
So, you’ve decided on a pair of MukGuard. Good choice. MukGuard overshoes are a win-win. Actually, they’re a win-win-win.
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?
Reusable? Blue plastic? Paper? When it comes to protective overshoes, there’s a big range to choose from, and inevitably each type comes with pros and cons. Luckily, however confusing the dilemma of which shoe cover to pick, there's one thing we can all agree on: you absolutely do not want to trail mud, water or debris into your customer’s home.
Slips and trips are still the biggest workplace danger causing serious injury and can even be fatal. The cost to business and lives is immeasurable and could often be avoided with low-cost measures in place. Charlie Turner looks at how to reduce risk.
Work place safety should be treated with utmost importance at all times. When the safety of your staff is compromised accidents are prone to happening. Did you know 1/2 of all workplace accidents are caused by slips, trips and falls? Which poses the question, are you wearing the right safety footwear for your job?