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5 Safety Shoes That Are Comfortable Enough for All-Day Wear

When it comes to safety shoes, there’s a lot to consider.

Buying safety shoes isn’t like buying any other shoes. It’s not just about how the shoes look or fit. You also need to consider what kind of safety features the shoes have, like steel toes, metatarsal protection, electrical hazard compliance, etc. Too often, though, people get caught up in the safety features and overlook one very important detail — comfort. You need a boot that will keep you comfortable and productive all day long, and here at the Intermountain Safety Shoe Store, we’re proud to say that we offer a wide range of safety shoes in Denver and beyond that can keep you safe and comfortable. To narrow down your options, here’s a list of our top five pairs of safety boots that are comfortable enough to wear all day long:

#1. Timberland PRO® - Direct Attach 8" - Style #26002

This is a classic work boot that can be used for a wide range of applications. As far as safety features go, these boots have a steel toe to provide your toes with the protection you need. They also feature 400 grams of Thermolite® insulation and a shock-diffusion plat, and they are resistant to oil. However, these shoes haven’t forgotten about comfort. They are designed with a padded collar for extra protection and comfort, a mesh lining that keeps odors under control and a plastic midsole to provide you with the flexibility you need. They are made from weatherproof, premium leather, so your feet will be comfortable and dry no matter what.

#2. KEEN Utility - Pittsburgh (Steel Toe) - Style #7025

These Keens are perfect for even the toughest work conditions. These boots have a steel toe, are slip- and oil-resistant, have lacing eyelets and locking metal hooks for a tighter fit and reflective webbing to give you the added safety you need. You can rest assured that these safety boots are up to the task at hand because they are designed to meet ASTM F2412-11 and F2413-11 I/75 C/75 EH standards. In addition to being tough and safe, these shoes are designed for comfort. These shoes have a waterproof nubuck upper, as well as a breathable, waterproof membrane, which means that your feet will stay warm and dry. You’ll be able to wear these boots for the long haul, because they keep your feet comfortable with an asymmetrical toe and 90-degree heel.

#3. Timberland Titan Oxford

When you need the professional look of an Oxford but the safety features and comfort of the toughest work boot, you want the Timberland Titan Oxford. From the boardroom to the job site, these safety shoes are perfect for every need. With electrical hazard protection, an alloy safety toe, a conductive outsole and oil-, slip- and abrasion-resistance, these shoes provide the safety you need for a variety of jobs. However, you’ll also get the comfort you need with these shoes because they have mesh lining that has built-in antimicrobial treatment to control odors, they have a polyurethane outsole with anti-fatigue technology and they have a professional, lightweight design. Best of all, you won’t have to go through a long, painful break-in process with these boots because they are designed to reduce break-in time.

#4. Carhartt 6" - Style #6371

For bulletproof reliability and comfort you can enjoy all day long, you’ll love these Black Carhartt 6” Steel Toe work boots. No matter where your job site is or what kind of conditions you’re working in, these are the best boots for the job. With a steel toe, slip-resistance and a Storm Defender waterproof membrane, you can rest easy in knowing that your feet will stay safe and protected. Plus, these boots come with all kinds of features to keep your feet comfortable and dry, from the FastDry® lining that fights odors and wicks away sweat to the lightweight design. You’ll find the comfort and stability you need with these safety boots to keep going all day long.

#5. Timberland PRO® Powertrain Alloy Toe SD+ - Style #A1GT9

If you’re looking for a more athletic style out of your safety boots, then you’re going to love these Timberland boots. Alloy safety toes, static-dissipative properties and slip- and abrasion-resistant outsoles are just a few of the many safety features that you’ll love about these one-of-a-kind work boots. These boots are also made for comfort. For all-day wear that won’t leave your feet feeling exhausted, these boots are equipped with anti-fatigue technology. They also offer added structural support with a non-metallic shank, odor control with a mesh lining and a low profile, which makes them cool and comfortable. These shoes also meet SD static-dissipative ASTM F2412-11, ASTM F2413-11 and ASTM F2892-11 safety standards.

At Intermountain Safety Shoe Store, we have the options you need.

This blog features some truly wonderful work boots that can provide you with both the comfort and safety features you need to get through even the longest work days, but we have many options to offer you. So if none of these boots are right for you, don’t fret. With such a huge selection of safety boots to choose from, we’re confident that we have the perfect option for your needs, no matter what kind of environment you work in. Don’t wait! Shop with us online or stop by our store in Golden or Colorado Springs to find the best work boots for your needs.