Safety Foot-wear

Safety Footwear, Safety Boots.  Safety Trainers, Safety Shoes

Foot protection is important against accidents and unnecessary costs. We want to ensure you get the right safety footwear to suit your needs whilst offering both comfort and style.

Our range covers all the Safety Classes which includes protection from: Shock Absorbent, Anti-Slip, Steel Toe Caps, Oil and Chemical Resistance, Steel Midsole, Anti-Static, Water Repellent and Waterproof.

We have a wide range of Safety Boots, Rigger Boots, Safety Trainers and Safety Shoes. Along with Composite Safety Footwear and Catering Shoes.

Use our filter facility to help find your style, brand, colour or size.

If you have any questions regarding your requirements, please use our online facebook chat facility.

Some of our Popular Styles & Brands of safety boots include:
Blaklader Hi Vis Workwear, Snickers Hi Vis Workwear 
For Water Repellent and Waterproof Safety Boots.

Waterproof Safety Boots

We even have a collection for the Ladies Safety Boots

Womens Safety Boots

A large range of safety boots,safety shoes and safety trainers to buy online at low prices. Active Workwear able to offer work boots for both workmen and working ladies in a range of styles and budgets. From traditional industrial boots rigger boots and steel toe ankle boots and the ages old external toe cap pit  boots and foundry boots as well as the latest designs in composite metal free, ESD anti static boots,safety composite toe caps and Kevlar or composite midsoles. Active Workwear stock and/or source waterproof work boots, ideal for if you working outdoors such as the best selling Dewalt Challenger safety boot and Sterling SS812SM,insulated safety boots.Waterproof safety boots from Dewalt,Sterking,apache, Our collection of safety trainers is for those who don't want to sacrifice style for safety and find that a boot is either too heavy or too cumbersome. We have a selection of safety boots and safety shoes aimed for the women that work with feminine designs. Apache Industrial footwear have a wide range of safety boots as do Ambler safety and Sterling Safety and Dewalt boots are stocked.

All safety footwear must meet the minimum safety standards set out by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The current standard for Safety Footwear across Europe (EN) is EN ISO 20345:2011. This was updated in 2011 to make it stricter.

Under this standard, all safety footwear must now have toe protection against a 200 joule impact. This is the amount of energy the toe region can absorb before breaking.  All new products must be manufactured and certified under EN ISO 20345:2011.

Any product certified under any previous version of the standard (2004; 2007) was required to be recertified.

SB           Basic requirements for safety footwear with a toe cap resistant to an impact of 200 Joules

S1           Basic requirements of SB+ Closed heel area, Energy absorption at seat area, Antistatic properties, Resistance to fuel oil.

S1P         S1 standard plus Penetration resistance (steel midsole or Composite)(P)

S2           S1 standard plus water penetration and absorption resistant

S3           S2 standard plus Penetration resistance, Cleated outsole

S4           S1 standard plus entirely moulded polymer/rubber upper (e.g Wellington Boots) making them waterproof and leak proof.

S5           S4 standard plus Midsole penetration resistance

Slip resistance ratings

Footwear that has passed tests for slip resistance will also have one of the following codes:


Tested on ceramic tile wetted with sodium lauryl sulphate (a diluted soap solution)


Tested on steel with glycerol


Tested under SRA and SRB conditions

Additional symbols/abbreviations

P – Penetration resistance

C – Conductive

A – Antistatic

I – Electricity insulating footwear

WR – Water Resistance

M – Metatarsal Protection

AN – Ankle Protection

CR – Cut Resistant Upper

WRU – Water Penetration and Water Absorption Upper

HRO – Outsole Resistance to Hot Contact

Safety Boots

We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it develops, and we want to reassure you that the health and well-being of our colleagues and customers is our top priority. We are following advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO) as well as local and national government and health authorities and expect disruption to our delivery service and supplies until further notice. You may still place order but the availability and delivery times cannot be guaranteed unfortunately. We hope to be back as soon as possible once all national services restore to normal.