Nowadays, the food industry is one
of the most demanding industries, especially because hygiene, safety and health
are really important in this sector. Therefore, companies have to not only look
for the food quality but also their employees safety, in this case a
qualitative and certified PPE (personal protective equipment) is essential,
only then they will be able to provide a safe working environment for their
The best way to archive this goal
is thru safety equipment, and especially safety boots.
There are a few tips on how to
choose the right safety boots for the food industry:
1 – Choose a
lightweight safety boot to ensure your comfort all day long.
The most part of the employees in
the food industry spend a good part of their working day standing upright, what
can cause, in the long term, a few health problems, especially in the back and
legs, for this reason the lightweight is so important in the safety boots.
For example, the Dikamar PU safety boots
are lighter than PVC or rubber boots and this have all protection necessary to
keep the feet in action.
2 – Choose a safety boot with
SRC certification for slip resistance.
A significant part of work
accidents are caused by slips, especially in the food industry, then having a
safety boot with slip resistance is really important.
Besides that, an exceptional grip
and the profile of the sole is also very important to ensure the slip
resistance proprieties. That's why the professionals who work in the
industry prefer a safety boot with SRC certification, which means that the safety boots had
been tested before and also, they have the quality to be used in this
3- Choose a safety boot with smooth
The design of the safety boots is a very
important aspect for cleaning and disinfection, especially because in the food
industry they are in constant contact with a lot of different substances and
depending on which material they are made of, it can interfere in the
maintenance of the safety boots.
It’s really important to choose safety boots that can provide a practical design, that facilitate the cleaning and
also specify the best way to keep your safety boots when are not being used, so it can last as far as
4 – Choose a safety boot with
insulation proprieties: this is very important to ensure the health and the
comfort of your feet.
Most of food industry employees
work with different temperatures, cold or hot places. Because of that is really
important to ensure that the safety boots can provide comfort and the proper temperature
for your feet. In the case of our Dikamar PU safety boots, they are able to provide a
thermal insulation from -20°C down to -70°C, what can provide more comfort and
stability for your feet.
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