July 23, 2012 | Posted in EN ISO 20345:2011, EN345, Industrial, kevlar, Random, safety boots, Steel | By sYnc
Safety Boots should do what they say on the tin, keep your feet safe, this just goes to show you can never be sure.If I had been wearing trainers my foot would have been cut in half. Luckily too I was wearing two pairs of socks and I just suffered sliced socks and a bruised foot.
The blurb for these boots said:
‘200 Joule composite toecap, composite midsole, double shock absorption sole, penetration resistant midsole’.
My arse…steel sliced through the sole and up through the arch of the boot, slicing the side open along the way, all the way to my foot…
ISO 20345:2011 – FAIL !!!