Safety shoes with metatarsal protection “MT”

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Safety shoes with metatarsal protection

If you are looking for safety shoes that can protect your feet from impacts not only on the toes but also on the insteps, then I recommend safety shoes with metatarsal protection “MT”.Safety shoes with metatarsal protection

In this article I will answer the most frequently asked questions about safety shoes with “MT” protection, to help you find the perfect product for you needs!

First of all you should know that, currently, the most common safety shoes with metatarsal protection on the market are those which protective piece is placed outside and visible, but models which protection is placed inside (and hence not visible) are getting popular as well.

In what cases should safety shoes with metatarsal protection “MT” be used?

  • If in your job there is the risk of being hit not only on your toes, but also on the insteps

What standards do they comply with?

Safety shoes marked “MT” are submitted to a specific test. The protection should be designed so that it distributes the impact energies on the whole toecap and soles, and, in general, on a surface as big as possible.


What models of metatarsal Safety shoes should I choose?

Here is a selection of products equipped with metatarsal protection, chosen by SafetyShoesToday, to help you protect your insteps:

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These tips should help you to find the perfect model of MT safety shoes for your needs.

As soon as you choose your perfect pair of MT safety shoes, you will be better protected and you will live a better working experience.

What do you think about this different type of safety shoes with an additional protection?

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Robert Frog
I was born in London in 1975 and still live here. I could define myself, summing up in a few words my long working career, a great expert in the field of foot and foot problems. Immediately after graduating in Motor Science I started working in an orthopaedics in which orthotics were made to measure for people with foot problems. In 1999 I was hired as Key Account Manager in a well-known chain of safety footwear and other personal protective equipment. Among my clients I had several industries, which I visited regularly to understand the needs of workers, both in terms of protection and comfort. During these years I have consolidated my knowledge on foot problems. Furthermore, I studied carefully the products I proposed: attending courses, participating in trade fairs and, often, accepting the invitation of manufacturers to visit the factories. I was thus able to observe closely the techniques and materials used to produce the best safety shoes. Since 2015 I have been collaborating with the PPE Academy for the content of Safety Shoes Today.

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