Safety shoes or protective safety footwear is designed and manufactured to protect feet against all possible foot injuries in the construction industry such as puncture wounds at the sole, strains and sprains of the foot ankles, including fractures or contusions to the toes or metatarsal.
In construction industry, a lot of accident cases are foot injuries caused by heavy falling objects, sharp objects on the floor and other dangers like nails, grease, oil or slippery substance on the floor. Without protective safety shoes covering the feet, construction worker can temporarily or permanently disabled and unable to work, if his or her feet are injured by the above-mentioned heavy falling objects, sharp objects on the floor and other dangers in the building and construction site.
How to choose a suitable safety shoe for construction use: -
Select safety shoes or protective footwear that is both SIRIM approved and meets the requirements of the local building and construction industry.
Choose safety shoes according to the hazard and danger at construction site.
Select a fit and comfort safety shoe, always try on the safety shoe and walk in new safety footwear before buying and using it at the construction site.
Maintain your construction safety footwear in good and working condition and check it regularly for any defects or damage.
Replace any worn or defective safety footwear when necessary; badly damaged safety footwear must not be use in the building and construction site.