Why wear safety shoes or boots?

Did you know that 27.6% of accidents occur in the lower extremities and that in 60% of cases the feet are affected?*

Injuries or accidents of the feet are often caused by not using adequate protection and can be avoided with the use of safety shoes appropriate to the risk involved.

The foot has 25% of the bones of the human body, if something heavy falls on someone’s foot, or is burnt or cut, it can be very painful and as a result bring a worker to be absent from work for long periods, and in the worst case to lose the extremity. The most common foot injuries can include:

  • Crushing feet and amputations of the fingers. This can be avoided with the use of safety shoes with steel toecaps. This is one of the most important requirements in safety organizations; remember that footwear without toecap protection isn’t safety footwear.


  • Punctures and perforations. If the workplace has the risk of sharp objects piercing through the sole, safety shoes must have an anti-drilling template, SICURA owns Textile L-Protection® drilling template.


  • They can be avoided with excellent quality safety soles. All of our SICURA footwear has soles that can resist up to 70 degrees Celsius without losing its properties.


  • Sprains, fractures and broken bones. These injuries may occur anywhere if there is a slippery floor, all safety shoes must have anti-slip soles.


  • Electric shock. If the workplace has this risk, the footwear must be insulated. SICURA Footwear has models that isolate up to 30 kV / DC @ 50 microamp of leakage current.

Safety shoes can prevent or minimize the risk of eliminating the possibility of punctures, cuts, sprains, falls and even fractures. It is important that workers wear the right shoes to their area of ​​work and risk involved. SICURA has 23 models to meet any kind of occupational hazard.

* Source: INPSASEL