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Shop for Men's Best Protective Work Boots at a Great Price

Keep yourself protected at all times, from the top of your head to the tip of your toes, especially on a job site filled with hazardous elements. Safety boots with steel toe caps offer extra protection from the impact caused by plummeting tools, objects, or debris within a construction space. The confidence a worker feels for his or her safety guarantees an efficient execution of the tasks assigned to him. Why settle for cheap, sub-standard work boots when you can put on a high-quality pair that won't dig deep into your pocket? Fortunately, Construction Gear has a lot of steel-toe work boots for men and women suitable for various working conditions. 

What are steel-toe boots called, and what is the difference between safety-toe shoes?

A steel-toe boot, as a matter of fact, is a kind of safety toe shoe. Technically, steel-toe boots are commonly referred to as safety-toe shoes. The difference lies in the material used to make the toe caps. A safety boot may contain steel, aluminum, or composite caps to serve different types of protection in varying working conditions. Construction Gear carries all these safety toe caps, but if you're looking for the strongest resistance, the steel toe boots offer the best protection.

Steel vs Composite toe boots

Steel- and composite-toe boots have the same purpose of protecting an individual's feet from impact or compression acquired from a rugged workplace. However, these boots are suitable for diverse work conditions, preventing one's toes from getting crushed after the impact. Protective footwear with a steel-toe cap under an upper leather body offers more resistance to moving or falling objects than a composite-toe boot. Steel-toe shoes are better in durability and protective reinforcement because of the fracture- and impact-resistant combination of iron and carbon. Construction Gear provides a selection of top-quality steel-toe boots at an affordable price. This type of safety toe footwear is best for industrial, construction, warehouse, and other businesses exposed to daily impact hazards.

But if you're an engineer, electrician, or handling technical operations, it is better to wear work boots with a composite-toe style. "Comp-toe" boots are made of hardwearing non-metal materials like carbon fiber, plastic, fiberglass, and Kevlar. This kind of work shoe is highly recommended for working conditions with metal detectors functioning on-site. Composite-toe boots are lighter than steel-toe boots. However, they are more round since the cap must be thicker to absorb impact.

Does OSHA recommend steel-toe boots?

Yes, OSHA recommends workers in rugged job sites wear steel-toe boots for safety. These work boots must meet or exceed the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) F2413 standards, supported by an impact resistance of 75-rating and compression resistance score of 75. OSHA requires safety toe footwear to have leather uppers for impact, puncture, and abrasion resilience, with non-skid soles to resist oil and any liquid matter in the workplace.

Slip on the advantages of functional and comfortable work boots

Apart from their undeniable protective benefits, steel-toe boots guarantee a top performance that helps you get the job done easily and effectively. Improve your productivity and be unstoppable, even in the face of the harshest conditions, while wearing these enduring pair of kicks. Construction Gear has them all in store for you. Browse through our collection of steel-toe safety footwear that presents different functional properties to best contribute to high-yielding results at the workplace.

The durability of leather steel-toe footwear

Exploring your options for a sturdy pair of steel-toe protective boots? Go for the material that lasts! Construction Gear features numerous safety boots made of strong leather for their upper body. Leather is a common material used for steel-toe boots due to its well-known robustness, withstanding any working environment and harmful conditions. Leather is a hardwearing material gathered from the skin of different animals. It offers comfort to the wearer as it lets the airflow in and out easily, promising breathability and insulation. Leather resists water absorption to keep the feet dry all day as you work. Soft yet strong, Timberland PRO Pit Boss Steel Toe Work Boots provide optimum comfort and safety for your everyday duties on the job site.

Lightweight and flexible comfort

Work light and easy by putting on footwear that does not drag your feet the entire day. Lightweight steel-toe shoes like this Timberland PRO Men's Direct Attach Steel Toe Work Boots prevent feet exhaustion with its 400-gram weight. Light boots, as well as wearing pliable ones, make you move faster around the workplace. Flexibility is one aspect to look for in steel-toe boots as it improves your balance and posture regardless of how heavy the workload you need to accomplish. The Justin Pulley boots have their distinct J-Flex Flexible Comfort System® to protect and support your feet while working throughout a busy day on the field. Hoss Carter steel-toe boots possess great flexibility with their direct-attach, duel-density polyurethane sole. Construction Gear has a lot more of these to offer. Check out our work boots catalog for the best pair to match your safety requirements and satisfy your acceptable comfort level.

Waterproof characteristics

Who wants their feet to get soaked all day just to have blisters and foul-smelling feet after? Foot blisters make you distracted and uncomfortable, especially if you're doing manual labor or walking around frequently at a wet job site. You can prevent this irritating misfortune by choosing waterproof safety boots from the Construction Gear work shoe line. Water-resistant work boots like the Wolverine Chainhand footwear ensures dry feet despite a rainy or snowy day. This feature also reduces your feet's risks of acquiring bad odor since the waterproof membrane allows the boots' interior to be impenetrable from splashes of water or any liquid substance in the area.

Great floor grip against slips, oil, and wet surfaces

It's not enough for a steel-toe work boot to be waterproof. It needs to have great traction too. Construction Gear has a variety of dependable safety footwear like the Timberland Pro Internal Met-Guard boots. Working on wet or oily floorings is detrimental to any laborer in the field, making slip-resistant boots handy to prevent accidents caused by this work condition. Construction, industrial, and road work sites have these unavoidable circumstances, never settle for ordinary boots to do the function of specialized footwear. It is better to be equipped than suffer the consequences afterward.

Resisting electrical hazards

OSHA does not typically consider steel-toe boots to bring danger when confronted with electrical threats. Steel-toe capped boots are deemed safe from electrical hazards as long as the conductive part of the work boot is not directly in contact with any portion of the wearer's foot. To ensure your safety, you have to scrutinize the construction of your steel-toe boots. Construction Gear offers the Steel Blue Argyle boots to protect you from electrocution at the workplace. This footwear features reinforced outsoles to repel heat of up to 266°F.

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