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...View article
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...View article
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...View article
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...View article
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...View article
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...View article
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.View article
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...View article
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)...View article
Jargon Buster: Fibreglass Toecaps
We don't think anyone will ever stop asking 'are they steel toecaps'. But we think they should.View article
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...View article