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Rock Fall pleased to announce re-accreditation to ISO 45001 by the Lloyds Register, with exceptional COVID-19 Controls performance

Rock Fall pleased to announce re-accreditation to ISO 45001 by the Lloyds Register, with exceptional COVID-19 Controls performance

The Lloyd's inspector also took the time to specifically note the exceptional performance of the controls in place to make the workplace secure from COVID-19. Citing: Office...

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How do I look after my safety boots?

How do I look after my safety boots?

You may have found this page because you're looking for ways to help your safety footwear keep your feet safer, for longer! If so, you've found...

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Rock Fall Welcome New Purchasing Manager to support Worldwide Sourcing and enable further growth

Rock Fall Welcome New Purchasing Manager to support Worldwide Sourcing and enable further growth

The position has been filled by Ashley Storer, who joins Rock Fall from Sports Direct, where he held the role of sports footwear buyer. Ashley’s “claims...

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Boot Camp: Metatarsal Impact Protection
October 28, 2020

Boot Camp: Metatarsal Impact Protection

In an industrial setting the metatarsal bones are at high risk as the front of the foot sticks out beyond the body line, increasing the likelihood...

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Jargon Buster: What are HI and CI?

Jargon Buster: What are HI and CI?

It’s widely publicised that 80% of people will suffer foot problems in their adult lives. However, only 20% of yearly reported MSDs (musculoskeletal disorders) are lower...

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Jargon Buster: What is ESD Footwear?

Jargon Buster: What is ESD Footwear?

ESD has the same benefit as Anti-Static, however its resistance range is much lower. ESD footwear is manufactured to EN 61340-5-1:2016 has a lower resistance range...

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Further Electrical Hazard Footwear Testing

Further Electrical Hazard Footwear Testing

The ASTM test methods for Electrical Hazard protection test the boot in clean, laboratory conditions. Thinking about the environments the boots are used, Rock Fall and several...

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Jargon Buster: Women’s Safety Footwear

Jargon Buster: Women’s Safety Footwear

The materials used should exceed the desired test standards to meet the required international specified standards. A finally, it should be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate for...

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Jargon Buster: What is Electrical Hazard Footwear?
June 16, 2018

Jargon Buster: What is Electrical Hazard Footwear?

Electrical Hazard footwear is classified with an “EH” rating. This safety standard is designed to provide a secondary source of protection when accidentally coming in contact...

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Stepping into the Unknown – Testing “Used” Safety Footwear in accordance with ASTM F2413-11

Stepping into the Unknown – Testing “Used” Safety Footwear in accordance with ASTM F2413-11

The boots were tested in accordance with ASTM F2413-11 under the same conditions as the original tests conducted during development and certification.

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Jargon Buster: AS/ESD/EH

Jargon Buster: AS/ESD/EH

Rock Fall has continued to expand and diversify its range in recent years targeting new markets and standards. In this article we will talk about the...

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Jargon Buster: PowerMax Standards Explained

Jargon Buster: PowerMax Standards Explained

The RF800 PowerMax is the first of its kind. The first Safety Footwear to be certified to European (Safety Footwear), American (Electrical Hazard and Safety Footwear)...

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Jargon Buster: Fibreglass Toecaps

Jargon Buster: Fibreglass Toecaps

We don't think anyone will ever stop asking 'are they steel toecaps'. But we think they should.

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Jargon Buster: Waterproof
August 22, 2017

Jargon Buster: Waterproof

We're into early Autumn so it's time to ramp up stock on the Waterproof products. EN ISO 20345:2011 has a few different certifications of water resistance and...

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