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

26 Mar 2021

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…

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ZD Metals Safety Footwear Solution: One American Firms Quest for a Better Boot

22 Dec 2020

“‘Why didn’t we have these boots three years ago?’ I bet he’d have been through 50 pairs of boots [from other brands] in three years,”…

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Introducing: Instant Install from Rock Fall, You might have some old display units or space, let’s “fill it for free”

11 Nov 2020

We've had to to react to some big market shifts recently. So, in order to support a new and existing customer base, bringing all the…

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BeGreen Cleaning: One of many steps to being the most sustainable safety footwear brand

10 Nov 2020

As part of our commitment to COVID-19 Controls and to continue our journey in becoming the most sustainable safety footwear brand in the world, we've…

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Rock Fall press on with growth and development plans and commit to continued support for their distributors whilst following latest lockdown guidelines

02 Nov 2020

Throughout the pandemic, the Rock Fall team have adapted and found new ways of working to ensure business continuity and strictly followed the government guidelines…

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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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Ultimate Merchant Safety Boot Range with Endless Merchandising Options

28 Oct 2020

Ask us about Freestanding Displays and End of Rack Units, Slatwall, Toolboards and Bay Takeovers, Benches and Mats, Footscanning Machines, Accessories and More!

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

28 Oct 2020

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.…

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Rock Fall Launch Suite of Amazon Alexa Apps

21 Oct 2020

We've launched new Amazon Alexa Apps for our customers! Search Rock Fall on your Alexa App.

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Rock Fall Roadshow Grand Tour of Open Days | BOOK NOW!

14 Oct 2020

We have a tested model for conducting open days at distributor trade counters, service centres and shops. We arrive on site for around 8AM until…

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Successful ICUEE Exhibition sees Rock Fall take big steps in America

14 Sep 2020

In spite of COVID-19, the Senior Management team has pressed on with plans to ‘cross the pond’ and are forming Rock Fall USA, with bulk…

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Rock Fall launch pop up meeting service

13 Jul 2020

Our field sales team carry the whole Rock Fall range and have been equipped with COVID-19 related PPE and sanitisation equipment. This new enforced method…

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How do I look after my safety boots?

22 Jun 2020

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…

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Boot Camp: Womens Fit

22 Jun 2020

Our Rock Fall womens range is now more than 10 years old and alongside having shoes, boots and slip on office styles also includes a…

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RF660 Chromite and RF670 Graphite are Key Styles in the Uniform Service and Key Worker range

06 May 2020

These styles work alongside Graphene, Jet and Melanite to form an industry leading uniform service range.

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Rock Fall Website Update Overview | May 2020

06 May 2020

In this short video we are covering the latest updates to www.rockfall.com in our May 2020 Overview.

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RF009 Mercury New Extra Wide Fit ESD Trainer Now in Stock

23 Apr 2020

It’s designed for anyone working in indoor or dry environments, main industries including car manufacturing, logistics, airports, lightweight manufacturing and aerospace applications.

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Business Premises Extension Construction complete at Rock Fall UK Ltd

08 Apr 2020

They now have an additional 5000sq. feet of warehousing space, as they continually ramp up stock due to a sustained demand for their range on…

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Rock Fall Safety Boots reflects on Importance of Health and Wellbeing and Diversification in Business

30 Mar 2020

The company, which has grown in excess of 20% each year for the past 10 years also understands the importance of relevant diversification, and recently…

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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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Rock Fall Safety Boots strides on confidently with appointment of new materials technologist

23 Mar 2020

The role, which will involve steering Rock Fall product development into new, exciting and sustainable areas has been filled by Cathryn Widdowson. Cathryn is a…

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Family owned Safety Footwear firm stands apart from the competition with COVID-19 response plan

20 Mar 2020

Their industry, like most has been rocked by the outbreak of COVID-19. To give certainty to their supply chain Rock Fall recently issued a response…

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Rock Fall partnership with BOA® enables development of 5 new styles for heavy industrial sectors

10 Mar 2020

Rock Fall are the only Safety Footwear brand in the UK to have the BOA® licence which enables them to develop styles using the world-famous…

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Rock Fall success with National Sales plan for Key Distributor

02 Mar 2020

Key points included the importance Safety Footwear can play preventing undiagnosed foot problems like chronic aches and pains, given wearers are often on their feet…

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Rock Fall launch new Neoprene Wellington with advanced durability and visibility features for road and rail workers.

24 Feb 2020

The company has redeveloped one of their best-selling styles due to a quite harrowing statistic. Road workers being struck by a moving vehicle is one…

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Huge stride forward in quality and compliance as Rock Fall Safety Boots are accredited to ISO 45001 by the Lloyds Register

17 Feb 2020

Building on 11 years of growth exceeding 20% every year, the senior management team made the decision to apply for ISO 45001:2018 choosing to be…

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Footwear that Works at Work: Fashionable and Functional

11 Feb 2020

Recognising the challenges faced on development sites Rock Fall have developed a range of incredibly high specification styles that operatives on site want to wear,…

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Rock Fall Safety Boots expand range to improve offering to Emergency Services Sector

10 Feb 2020

The range now sits with 5 styles with Rock Fall starting to develop a range of highly specialist and innovative styles for the environments that…

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Rock Fall Safety Boots expanding their Worldwide Footprints following a successful exhibition at Intersec, Dubai

03 Feb 2020

The event saw the launch of several styles that are being added to the Rock Fall ‘Worldwide’ Range. This Rock Fall ‘Worldwide’ Range already features…

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Rock Fall Safety Boots celebrate success at Major National Sales Conference

24 Jan 2020

After a successful two days the company was voted by attendees as supplier of the day. Other suppliers in the running included household names like…

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Business Premises Extension Construction underway at Rock Fall UK Ltd

20 Jan 2020

Completion is expected in April 2020 and they will have an additional 5000sq. feet of warehousing space, as they continually ramp up stock due to…

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Rock Fall Safety Boots certified to -40°C prepares UK after Icelandic triple storm weather warning expected with up to 80mph gales, torrential rain and hill snow

07 Jan 2020

We must stress that specifying the correct footwear for the wearers environmental conditions can make a huge difference to their comfort, health and wellbeing.

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2019 sees major strides forward for Rock Fall Safety Boots

03 Jan 2020

Overall the company grew at 21% with turnover now well into 8 figures. The company was trusted with a record single order from UK Infrastructure,…

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Let’s take a look at our Activ-Step® 3Feet Footbeds

07 Oct 2019

MSDs (Musculoskeletal Disorders) are often caused by a change in a person’s posture or body. Thinking about the foot, if a person has a high…

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Stepping up for COPS (Care of Police Survivors) and the RMA (Royal Marines Charity): Pete Bisgrove

31 Aug 2019

Team Chariot aims are to encourage Military and Emergency Services and their charitable organisations by raising the charities profiles, gaining donations and passing on a…

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Pektron’s Safety Footwear Solution: Driving Electronic Excellence and Ending ESD Risk

02 Aug 2019

We were approached by Rock Fall during the final stages of their development of a new product aimed at the automotive and electronics industries. Their…

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GKN Driveline’s Safety Footwear Solution: Past, Present and Future

02 Aug 2019

I’ve been with GKN since 1993, and I’ve been surprised at the change in PPE during that time. Safety Footwear is the lightest and most…

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J. Murphy and Sons Safety Footwear Solution: World Class Performance

02 Aug 2019

We approached Rock Fall to help us as they had excellent knowledge of both the industry and the products, and helped us carry out targeted…

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Wakefield Council’s Safety Footwear Solution: Footwear, Working for you

02 Aug 2019

Following a successful extended trial period these two products were specified and a range of bespoke toolbox talks were developed for Rock Fall, Wakefield Council,…

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Western Power Distribution’s Safety Footwear Solution: Boots to serve the Midlands, South West and Wales

02 Aug 2019

Western Power Distribution approached us to develop a range of styles to protect them from the electrical risks that they face. WPD were fully aware…

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Wigan Council’s Safety Footwear Solution: Award winning footwear for an award winning council!

02 Aug 2019

Two years ago, Wigan councils employees were purchasing over 5 pairs of safety boots per year. Wearing uncomfortable boots, suffering with wet feet and wearing…

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Redrow Homes’ Safety Footwear Solution: Premium Footwear for the Premium Homebuilder

02 Aug 2019

Redrow were searching for a high specification rigger boot with exceptional ankle support that was also available in womens sizes.

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JN Bentley’s Safety Footwear Solution: ‘Doing it Better’

02 Aug 2019

Sustainability means different things but for JN Bentley, the word ‘care’ defines their sustainable approach to delivery. We worked closely with the team to ensure…

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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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Internationally recognised Safety Footwear manufacturer strides forward with new Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager

25 Jun 2019

Rock Fall UK Ltd, specialist Safety Footwear manufacturers, has strengthened its management team with the addition of a new role, Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager.

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Rock Fall recognised for 3rd straight year at the 10th Annual Professional Clothing Awards

24 Jun 2019

Developed in conjunction with several aerospace and defence contractors, with significant momentum prior to the 2019 launch, the Zinc is the first conductive trainer of…

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PM4010 Boston New Lightweight Safety Trainer Now in Stock

17 Jun 2019

Developed for domestic contractors, automotive, engineering and logistics the Boston safety trainer is ideal for anyone looking for a lightweight, comfortable and stylish safety trainer.

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Don’t let Footwear weigh you down

31 May 2019

We get the feel from the industry, our customers and theirs, that safety footwear is getting “cooler” and “trendier”. Our opinion on this is that…

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Leaving a Footprint we be can proud of

03 May 2019

Fresh off our finalist nomination at the Insider Media Made in the Midlands awards in both the Innovative Manufacturer and the Ethical and Sustainable Manufacturer…

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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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Rock Fall stride into their next sector with development of conductive footwear

21 Aug 2018

Recognising a giant gap in the market for class leading, lightweight and comfortable conductive footwear Rock Fall have worked with the nuclear, defence and explosives…

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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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Rock Fall celebrate developing footwear for women in industry

31 Jul 2018

The Rock Fall womens range has been thrust into the public eye given the recent government led initiatives to attract women into the construction and…

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Rock Fall collaborate with major blue light supplier to manufacture exclusive EN ISO 20347:2011 footwear for the Emergency Services sector

24 Jul 2018

Second generation Safety Footwear manufacturer, Rock Fall has worked with a major blue light supplier to manufacture exclusive EN ISO 20347:2011 footwear for the Emergency…

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New technologies bring Australian 163% sales boost for Rock Fall Safety Boots

17 Jul 2018

Sales in Australia and New Zealand have taken a 163% jump year on year for Rock Fall, a multi-award winning second generation family owned business…

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Rock Fall take a leap to develop the first Electrical Safety Trainers available in Europe

09 Jul 2018

Recognising the strong growth and focus on clean energy and sustainability around the world Rock Fall have developed the first Electrical Safety Trainers available in…

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Rock Fall March on with More Good News

03 Jul 2018

Derbyshire based Safety Footwear manufacturer, Rock Fall are continuing to move forward with even more commercial success, award nominations and wins and maximising their opportunity…

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Rock Fall stride to second running Innovation in Footwear success at Professional Clothing Awards 2018

29 Jun 2018

Rock Fall are proud to announce that we were recognised for the second year in a row with an award at the Director-E Professional Clothing…

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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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William Lee’s Safety Footwear Solution: Rock Fall Collaborates with William Lee and Cast Metals Federation to find a New Path for Foundry Footwear

07 Sep 2017

In collaboration with Satra, CMF and the Health and Safety team at William Lee we devised a range of enhanced tests that could be safely…

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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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Rock Fall Step Up Again to Win National Award

29 Jul 2017

We are delighted to have won the Midlands Best Small Family Business Award, huge congratulations to all nominees and winners. We’ve already been recognised on…

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Triple Crown for second generation Safety Footwear Company

28 Jun 2017

Rock Fall have been recognised with three separate awards at the recent Director-E Professional Clothing Awards. The PCAs have a reputation as being one of…

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The UK still has vast export opportunities

29 Mar 2017

The UK can be proud of its commitment to health and safety, the rest of the world looks to us to set the standards for…

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