A PPE Guide to Safety Footwear Standards

Are you choosing the right safety footwear for your needs?

Then our classification guide may help!

Safety footwear protects the wearer's toes against risk of injury from falling objects and crushing when worn in work environments where potential hazards may occur. The midsole protects against the foot being pierced by underfoot objects.

Safety footwear can be recognised by the following standard: EN ISO 20345:2004.

The classification system used to identify the protection provided by the footwear is listed below with a selection of sample footwear.