Industrial workers are aware of the risks posed to them on a day-to-day basis and by law they are required to wear protective clothing that is compliant with health and safety regulations.
In the service industry, however, this is not the case; fashion or athletic footwear that is not slip resistant is commonplace.
In order to combat the high number of work-related injuries caused by slips, trips and falls, as well as the resultant cost to the UK economy, iconic footwear brand Dr. Martens is bridging the gap for safety work boots with the launch of its Original Slip-Resistant range.
The products are designed around providing the hospitality sector with footwear that epitomises Dr. Martens iconic styling and values, with a focus on performance and everyday comfort. Three styles are available: the 1461 SR, a classic 3-tie shoe, 1460 SR an 8-tie boot, and the 2976 SR a traditional Chelsea boot design. These shoes are available in Cherry Red and Black colours.
All of these products offer the slip resistant PVC hybrid outsole and grip-trax technology to help prevent slips on various surfaces. They also features the Dr. Martens SoftWair sock liner that delivers extra cushioning across the foot and helps to keep feet dry with its raised grid pattern.