By Rehan Iqbal
Skechers for work provide more than just the style and name of a brand you trust. They also come equipped with safety features that meet requirements of most hazardous work conditions. This list of shoes and boots came constructed for use in restaurants, production plants and construction sites. Some even would work in certain medical facilities.
They also have what it takes to protect you when working near indoor or outdoor electrical lines. Explore all the features these Skechers for work offer.
Skechers Safety Footwear
Men's Skechers Safety Shoes
1. Skechers for Work 77055 Cankton Athletic Steel Toe Sneaker
The 77055 Cankton Athletic Steel Toe Skechers for work brings you protection against puncturing or water, yet the mesh panels enable air flow that allows your feet to breathe. This sneaker’s steel toe offers the ultimate guard against extremity damage while allowing you maximum maneuverability as you perform heavy-duty industrial or construction jobs.
The memory foam insoles will also keep your feet cool all day when wearing the 77055 Cankton Skechers for work. In addition, the padded collars and tongues provide extra comfort, which prevents foot soreness and knee or back pain. You’ll even be able to stand in concrete all day in these shoes, and they last up to two years. Each pair also has a special coating that can save you from electrical hazard and are safe for machine climbing.
The Cankton steel toe sneaker meets many of the OSHA hazardous workplace safety standards, including safeguarding against slips and falls. It also provides an alternative to the more cumbersome, bulky boots that could slow you down if working in fast-paced environments such as restaurants or at hospitals.
2. Skechers for Work Men's Workshire Relaxed Fit Work Steel Toe Boot
The Work Men's Workshire Relaxed Fit Work Steel Toe Boot lightweight midsole absorbs shock, enabling you to endure through some tough daily tasks. They’re built to hold up to 200 pounds, and the boot’s construction distributes weight evenly. The strong heel also contributes to the vital support this Skechers footwear for work provides.
The memory foam insoles also stop you from feeling the extreme pain that would come from not wearing supportive enough boots when working on heavy construction or industrial projects. These boots also have a Relaxed Fit technology that keeps feet comfortable throughout the day while performing duties in a variety of settings.
The durable 100% leather upper of the Workshire Relaxed Fit Work Steel Toe Skechers for Work also provides resistance against slips and falls. This work footwear’s outer sole also prevents oil from soaking into its surface.
3. Skechers Men's Greetah Construction Shoe Composite Toe
Also known as a hiking sneaker, this durable composite toe Skechers Men's Greetah Construction Shoe withstands the pressures of a heavy-duty workday. It keeps your toes out of harm’s way, and its waterproof surface prevents your feet from becoming soaked with water. It’s material also has an EH treatment that prevents electrical shock when working in moist conditions.
The Men’s Greetah Skechers for work also has the memory foam insole known for keeping the feet comfortable and preventing soreness. It’s a sporty shoe that holds up while working in fast-paced environments where you would repeatedly stand or move. The combination of suede and synthetic materials used to construct this footwear’s uppers provide support for daily use.
4. Skechers Men's Burgin-Sosder Industrial Boot -Composite Toe
Skechers Men's Burgin-Sosder Industrial Boot has a composite toe that feels lighter than the steel-toed protection. At the same time, it still prevents injury. These Skechers for work also have the memory foam insole that keeps the feet from experiencing too much shock throughout the day and keeps the feet cool.
The outer shoe surface not only has an attractive appearance, but it also prevents electrical shock and resists water. In addition, it withstands impact of sharp objects and doesn’t allow nails to puncture though it. Moreover, the rubber outsole also resists oil.
People stand and work all day long at heavy-duty work sites, and they don’t feel the pain in their feet or knees that they used to. Burgin-Sosder Industrial Boot provides support all the way to the ankle.
5. Skechers for Work Men's Synergy Ekron Alloy Toe Work Shoe
The Men's Synergy Ekron Alloy Toe Shoe Skechers for work keep feet dry where spraying water might occur. The alloy toe provides protection against injuries, but it doesn’t weigh as much as steel does. These shoes also have breathable fabric that regulates foot temperatures. At the same time, the built-in electrical hazard ASTM F2413-05 safety function prevents shocks. What’s more, the fabric only allows air but not excess moisture to enter and soak the foot.
The Synergy Ekron Alloy Toe Shoe’s outer surface also has a high-traction rubber outsole that resists oil. You can work at least 8-10 hours a day in high-impact conditions and reduce fatigue. The shoes even last for months when performing heavy-duty tasks, and they do come with the required leather upper for use in hazardous working conditions. They not only provide the comfort and protection, but they also “look good” too. Wear them with just about any work uniform, and you can maneuver in them easier than some work boots.
6. Skechers Arch Fit Work Charles — Alloy Toe
The stylish Skechers Arch Fit Work Charles sneaker with the alloy toe provides streamlined performance with lightweight foot protection. It keeps your appendages protected but doesn’t feel as cumbersome to walk around in than steel toe shoes. These compact Charles Skechers for work also slip on fast with no need to tie the laces. The RepelWell treatment keeps all liquids away from your shoe, and it also resists oil.
When wearing the Skechers Arch Fit Work Charles sneaker, the built-in rubber outsole gives you extra safeguard against slips and falls. What’s more, it’s Arch Fit footbed conforms to the bottoms of your feet to prevent excruciating pain. The Charles sneaker comes in both black and blue and has removable insoles.
The Charles sneaker works well for full-time chefs who work on slippery floors and don’t want to fall. They minimize foot pain, and they complement just about any professional working environment dress code. They also provide the convenience of easy slip-on and slip-off with the elastic, laced fronts. You have no need to tie these safety Skechers for work.
7. SKECHERS Work Watab — Stirling Steel Toe
The flexible SKECHERS Work Watab ankle-top shoe Stirling Steel Toe material conforms to the feet, yet they still leave plenty of room to wiggle the toes. It provides minimal arch support for times when work conditions require it, so it offers direct surface contact wherever you walk. You can use them for several months or longer working at least 8 hours a day with no pain or extreme soreness.
Your Watab ankle-height hightops will also allow your feet to breathe, whereas they do provide necessary air circulation. They don’t cause sweat buildup when performing strenuous work duties. You won’t slip or slide easily in your Watab high-tops and you can clean them with mild soap and water with a few wipes. Lace them up as snug as you can handle, and you’re ready for your long day at work or hours of cardio activities. Also use them for cardio workouts if you want.
This shoe has a smooth leather upper and provides not only foot but also ankle support. They come equipped with slip-resistant materials.
Women's Skechers Safety Shoes
1. Skechers for Work Women's Synergy Sandlot Alloy Toe Work Shoe
Work in style with these Work Women's Synergy Sandlot Skechers for Work with the alloy toe. They have a pink trim around the outer sole and the shape of the shoe comforts to your foot. The nitrile rubber sole with traction gives you extra control against slips and falls, and the shoe comes equipped with the memory foam insole that absorbs shock and reduces foot pain. The FlexSole midsole also provides extra protection against shock, which also prevents injury.
Wear the Work Women's Synergy Sandlot Skechers all day long if you want, and they will absorb sweat. The soft cloth lining adds to your comfort, making them suitable for long shifts no matter where you work. These Skechers for work also have the ASTM Electrical Hazard Slip Resistant rating, so you can use them in humid locations near electrical supplies.
2. Skechers for Work Women's Workshire Peril Steel Toe Boot
These Work Women's Workshire Peril Steel Toe Boots for work come in black as well as both light and dark brown. Lace them up as snug as you need, and they will provide all-day-long ankle support. They meet the ASTM F2412/2413-2011 I/75 C/75 EH standards for working in areas prone to electrical shocking, and the leather material resists water. These boots also have a strong heel that supports and distributes body weight.
The Skecher Workshire Peril work boots for women also fit just right around the foot, but they allow full walking strides. You can move and spread your toes too. The padding around the ankles also prevents blisters, and you can count on the gel-infused memory foam insole to support your foot arches and reduce pain or soreness. The steel toes offer ultimate protection against equipment and sharp objects that could cause foot injuries.
Workplace Safety Requirements
Your Skechers for work must meet current ASTM EH standards with at least a 75 impact rating for protection against electrical hazards that could cause shock. The shoes must also have leather uppers, oil-resistant surfaces, and non-skid soles. It also helps if your shoes come treated with a waterproofing seal. At the very least, choose a pair that will at least resist low-level moisture or water mists.
Most of all, choose a pair of shoes that has one of the following three types of safety toes. OSHA has approved all these types of safety toes.