This entry talks about safety boots and comfort o comfort What to look for when buying. Here are some key tips that will help you choose comfortable boots for your work.
Comfortable work boots are not a luxury or a waste of money, they are a necessity. One boot uncomfortable it can affect your feet and in the worst case cause more serious health problems, such as back problems or painful calluses.
For someone who works on their feet all day, it is imperative that they wear the most comfortable safety footwear possible that will also effectively protect them from the potential hazards of the job. In this sense, comfort should not be sacrificed for security.
The truth is that there are many brands on the market that offer very good safety boots, but many also forget the comfort of the people who are going to use them. For this reason, it is important to know what you are looking for when buying footwear for your work and thus find the best option that combines safety and comfort.
Tips for buying comfortable safety or work boots
The correct size of comfortable safety boots
- Put on the boots and push your foot towards the front of the boot so that your toes touch the front of the boot. Then, try to stick a toe into the boot by the heel. This should fit comfortably.
- Put on your boots, lace them up and stand up, then wiggle your toes. These should be able to move easily and not feel cramped.
- With boots on, move your feet vigorously, the heel must remain secure and not slip or move.
- Move your foot from one side to the other without lifting the boots off the ground, they should not feel stiff and the ankle should not feel uncomfortable from these movements.
Likewise, when buying boots, not only look for them to work for you, but also for your work. Think about the weather conditions at your job and what safety features you need.
Also take into account the weight of the boot if you feel very heavy it is because they are, look for light safety boots. Remember that you are going to use them for long periods of time and you can get tired quickly and affect your work if they are very heavy.
The right socks for comfortable safety boots
Socks are very important, if you buy the best boots but wear the wrong socks the boots will feel cheap. Therefore, it is highly recommended to make an additional investment and buy socks with which you feel comfortable.
Special insoles for the comfort of your boots
If you are going to buy special (orthopedic) insoles, it is best to buy them first and then take them with you when you are buying the boots. It is very important that the insoles fit correctly, so try them on the boots you want. If you buy online, look at the size guide offered by these sites.
Also find out about the quality of the insoles, these should retain their padding even after a year of use.
Further: insoles for boots and safety shoes
Comfortable boots with wide toes
Although in some parts they are not very common, they are worth looking for if you think you need extra space for your fingers.
Safety tip made of composite materials
The tips of security of composite materials are a very good alternative,Although it must be borne in mind that this type of safety tips are usually more expensive than steel ones.
Resistance to water and humidity of safety boots
Therefore, look for boots that are resistant to water and humidity. It is very important that you keep your feet dry.