Conformity Updates

Boot Camp: Metatarsal Impact Protection

28 Oct 2020

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…

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Jargon Buster: What are HI and CI?

24 Mar 2020

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…

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Jargon Buster: What is ESD Footwear?

01 Jul 2019

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…

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Further Electrical Hazard Footwear Testing

06 Oct 2018

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…

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Jargon Buster: Women’s Safety Footwear

17 Aug 2018

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…

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Jargon Buster: What is Electrical Hazard Footwear?

16 Jun 2018

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…

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

16 May 2018

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

16 Apr 2018

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…

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Jargon Buster: PowerMax Standards Explained

28 Feb 2018

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…

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Jargon Buster: Fibreglass Toecaps

05 Sep 2017

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

22 Aug 2017

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…

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