Technical info

1. Standard for safety

Since 1993 a uniform standard for safety, protective and special work shoes for industrial purposes has been in force throughout Europe. The standards for Bekina PU boots are

  • EN ISO 20345 / DIN EN 345-1 = specifications for safety boots
  • EN ISO 20347 / DIN EN 347-1 = specifications for special work boots


2. The difference between safety boots and special work boots

Safety Boots
Boots protecting the wearer from injury.
Special safety feature: steel toecap with a protective efficiency measured at an energy level of 200 joules.

Special work boots (occupational)
Boots protecting the wearer from injury.
Special feature: without toecap, but with skid-resistant, anti-static or other similar characteristics


3. Classification and symbols

There are several classes, going from 1 to 5, according to their resistancy

  • Occupational boots
    Starting with the letter O
  • Safety boots
    Starting with the letter S

Bekina's classification and symbols

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