Safety Classes

Safety classes for safety shoes and occupational shoes.

Safety standards EN ISO 20345:2022 — Safety Footwear

Our safety shoes are certified according to the European standard EN ISO 20345:2011 or EN ISO 20345:2022. The products are marked with CE.

SBS1S1PS1PLS1PSS2S3S3LS3SS4S5S6S7S7LS7S
Protective toecap (200J/15000N) 
Fully enclosed heel  
AAntistatic properties  
EEnergy absorption in the heel area (tested at 20 Joules)  
WPAWater penetration and absorption      
  
WRWater resistant            
Cleated outsole       
 
 
PPuncture-resistant outsole (metal insert, 4.5 mm nail test)   
   
     
  
PLPuncture-resistant outsole (non metal insert, 4.5 mm nail test)    
   
     
 
PSPuncture-resistant outsole (non metal insert, 3.0 mm nail test)     
   
     
Slip resistance on ceramic tile floors with NaLS 

S

Shoes marked S have protective toecaps which will withstand 200 J of impact energy and 15 kN of pressure.

SC

Scuff cap resistant to abrasion

Class I

Footwear made from leather and other materials, excluding all-rubber or all-polymeric footwear.

SR

Slip resistant on ceramic tiles with glycerine

Class II

All-rubber (i.e. entirely vulcanised) or all-polymeric (i.e. entirely mouled) footwear.

LG

Ladder Grip

WR

Water-resistant footwear.

FO

Fuel and Oil resistant outsole and midsole

CI

Cold insulation.

M

Metatarsal resistance

HI

Heat insulation.

AN

Ankle protection

ESD

ESD protection ensures that static electricity is discharged. The shoes have a resistance ranging between 0,1 MOhm and 100 MOhm according to ISO IEC 61340.

CR

Cut resistance

HRO

Heat-resistant outsole compound tested at 300˚.

Safety standards EN ISO 20345:2011 — Safety Footwear

Our safety shoes are certified according to the European standard EN ISO 20345:2011 or EN ISO 20345:2022. The products are marked with CE.

SBS1S1PS2S3S4S5
Protective toecap (200J/15000N) 
Fully enclosed heel  
AAntistatic properties  
EEnergy absorption in the heel area (tested at 20 Joules)  
WRUWater-resistant upper    
Cleated outsole     
 
pPuncture-resistant outsole   
 
 

S

Shoes marked S have protective toecaps which will withstand 200 J of impact energy and 15 kN of pressure.

HI3

Heat insulation performance level 3.

Class I

Footwear made from leather and other materials, excluding all-rubber or all-polymeric footwear.

ESD

ESD protection ensures that static electricity is discharged. The shoes have a resistance ranging between 0,1 MOhm and 100 MOhm according to ISO IEC 61340.

Class II

All-rubber (i.e. entirely vulcanised) or all-polymeric (i.e. entirely mouled) footwear.

SRA

Slip-resistance on ceramic tile floor with Sodium lauryl sulphate solution.

P

Puncture-resistant outsole.

SRB

Slip-resistance on steel floor with glycerol.

HRO

Heat-resistant outsole compound tested at 300˚.

SRC

SRA + SRB.

WR

Water-resistant footwear.

FO

Oil-resistant outsole.

WRU

Water-resistant upper.

A

Antistatic properties

CI

Cold insulation.

E

Energy absorption in the heel area (tested at 20 Joules).

HI

Heat insulation.

Safety standards EN ISO 20347:2012 — Occupational Footwear

Our occupational shoes are certified according to the European standard EN ISO 20347:2012 or EN ISO 20347:2022. The products are marked with CE.

OBO1O2O3O4O5
Fully enclosed heel  
AElectrical resistance (between 0.1–1000 MegaOhms)  
EEnergy absorption in the heel area (tested at 20 Joules)  
WRUWater-resistant upper   

O

Shoes marked with an O are not equipped with a protective steel toecap but meet the basic requirements for work shoes.

ESD

ESD protection ensures that static electricity is discharged. The shoes have a resistance ranging between 0,1 MOhm and 100 MOhm according to ISO IEC 61340.

Class I

Footwear made from leather and other materials, excluding all-rubber or all-polymeric footwear.

SRA

Slip-resistance on ceramic tile floor with Sodium lauryl sulphate solution.

P

Penetration-resistant outsole.

SRB

Slip-resistance on steel floor with glycerol.

HRO

Heat-resistant outsole compound tested at 300˚.

SRC

SRA + SRB.

WR

Water-resistant footwear.

FO

Oil-resistant outsole.

WRU

Water-resistant upper.

A

Electrical resistance (between 0.1–1000 MegaOhms).

CI

Cold insulation.

E

Energy absorption in the heel area (tested at 20 Joules).

Safety shoe regulations

Safety shoes must meet the requirements of the European directives regarding personal protective equipment. These safety class labels are available for products manufactured under the above directives and according to the European standards EN ISO 20345:2011 or EN ISO 20345:2022.

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