Keeping your feet safe at work is essential. Comfortable safety shoes not only ensure your feet are protected while you’re at work – they also keep them well-supported, cosy, and above all comfortable, all day long.
Whether you’re looking for a pair of sporty safety trainers, robust safety boots or something that looks a little smarter, find the perfect pair in our list of the top 10 best safety shoes.
The full Top 10:
- Amblers Safety Women’s AS601 Lydia in Black
- Earth Works Men’s Lace Up Safety Boot in Black
- Earth Works Blue & Yellow Lace Up Safety Shoe
- Earth Works Men’s Blue Lace Up Safety Shoe
- CAT Powerplant Men’s Honey Lace Up Safety Boot
- Skechers Workshire Men’s Brown Lace Up Safety Boot
- Dr Marten’s Men’s Black Leather Safety Shoe
- Cat Extension Men’s Black Lace Up Safety Shoe
- Dr Martens Brace Black Men’s Leather Safety Boot
- Skechers Greetah Unisex Navy Lace Up Safety Shoe
Stylish and supportive, these cushioned safety boots are the perfect choice for a long day on your feet. Lightweight and breathable, they have a robust composite toe and mesh lining which helps prevent your feet getting too hot. Pink lace detailing and lining give these safety boots a stylish, feminine edge.
Did you know? Composite top caps contain no metal, so are lighter than steel toe caps. They tend to be the best safety shoes for people who pass through security scanners to get into work as they won’t beep and set the scanners off like steel toe caps can.
Durable, easy to clean and with the added protection of a steel toe cap, Earth Works men’s safety boots in leather are the ultimate protective companion for your feet. Compliant with BS EN345 Safety Regulations SB SRC, these cushioned, lace-up boots will keep your feet safe and comfy on even the toughest of shifts. The sleek leather upper also makes for a smart and more formal look.
Lightweight with an eye-catching blue and yellow design, this Earth Works safety shoe has a modern fashion feel and is both comfortable and secure. Ideal for long days on your feet when you need extra protection, the soft leather upper is supple and flexible. The strong steel toe cap makes them ideal for a wide range of different working environments. These trainers also comply with BS EN ISO 20345 Safety Regulations SB SRA.
Sporty and contemporary, these stylish and comfortable safety shoes can easily be mistaken for a pair of trendy trainers. The blue and black mesh upper, combined with stitch detailing, gives them a fashionable feel, with all the essential features you need from a safety shoe packed in too. They’re complete with a steel toe cap and an oil and slip-resistant sole – so can meet the demands of different working environments.
The CAT brand is well known and well loved for its iconic safety wear. These CAT honey safety boots are perfect for building sites and beyond – offering the ultimate in supportive, cushioned foot and ankle protection. Lace-up fastenings offer a comfortable and secure fit. The steel toe cap provides enhanced protection, with a sturdy rubber sole for the ultimate in grip. If you’re looking for a traditional, sturdy and reliable safety boot, then look no further.
If your work takes you from indoors to outdoors frequently, you’ll need a comfortable safety shoe that’s suitable for both environments. This pair of Sketchers safety boots will do the trick. Complete with memory foam insole for the ultimate in comfort, these lace-up boots have a sturdy grip sole, designed to give you a firm grip on a wide range of terrain.
A classic and iconic safety shoe, a pair of stylish Doc Martens leather safety shoes are perfect for professions like security where you need to look smart and modern while keeping your feet protected. Featuring the traditional chunky grip sole, a steel toe cap and lace-up fastenings, these shoes look great and provide a secure and comfortable fit no matter how long your shift is.
Did you know? Dr Martens were originally designed to be a functional workwear boot, which is why their footwear is so sturdy and reliable. It was only in the 1960s and 70s that the style became the cultural icon it is today.
These chunky CAT safety shoes have all the benefits of a traditional work boot, but with the lightweight feel of a trainer. With a slip-resistant grip sole and a strong steel toe cap, their modern design makes them a diverse safety shoe that will fit in well in both security roles and on building sites. The black leather upper is both oil and heat resistant – providing a safety shoe you can rely on no matter what.
With a waterproof, unisex design, these chunky safety trainers are among the most comfortable safety shoes you’ll find. They feature a cosy cushioned collar and supportive memory foam sole for protection and comfort. Whether you’re on your feet all day long or only wear your safety shoes for certain parts of your role, the breathable nature of Sketchers safety shoes means you’ll hardly notice you’re wearing them.
No matter what type of role you have, making sure your feet feel great is sure to make the day a whole lot more enjoyable. Work shoes are among the most important types of footwear you’ll buy – and this guide should help you make the right decision.