The best safety shoes for farmers

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Are you by chance a farmer or do you work sometimes as a farmer? In this article I will talk about the best safety shoes for farmers.

Each job has different characteristics and risks, and each worker should wear safety shoes suitable for his profession to be adequately protected.

Are there specific types of safety shoes for farmers? If the answer is yes, are you wearing them?

Let’s find out all about this type of work and the recommended safety shoes for this type of work:

  • 1. work environments
  • 2. risks
  • 3. What are the recommended safety shoes?


Farmers work the land, either on behalf of an owner or on their own. They perform different tasks related to the cultivation of plant species: they prepare the soil, sow, take care of irrigation and fertilization, carry out pruning, spread insecticides and herbicides. For the collection they use machinery or proceed by hand.

The working environment is outdoors characterized by the variability of atmospheric agents, struggling with agricultural equipment and machinery, but you can also work on the farm by taking care of the animals in the stables, cages or fences. During working activity, foot contact with liquid substances, dust and mud, corrosive agents, on often uneven ground, with the presence of holes and openings such as wells or recovery tanks, is very frequent.

In the fields you work hard also using dangerous tools and vehicles on which you board on footboards or ladders and to which trailers used to move loads are often attached.

Working in the countryside also means probability of contact with animals, insects and the possibility of suffering the consequences of the climate.


Here is a list of the risks to your feet from which the best safety shoes for farmers must protect you:

  • 1. slipping on water, mud, dust
  • 2. heavy loads fall on the toes or instep
  • 3. crushing of toes by vehicles
  • 4. ankle sprains on uneven ground

In fact, farmers and all operators in the agricultural sector often use two types of work shoes, the water resistant ankle work boots and the safety rubber boots better if with an anti-perforation plate.

As you can see, there are several situations where you run the risk of getting hurt. Working in safety is your right and your duty, so you need to get a good pair of safety shoes for your type of work, and consciously choose the model that protects you more but is also comfortable.


The best safety shoes for farmers recommended by SafetyShoesToday are:



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Once you have chosen, among the many models, the one that best suits your needs, you will work in greater safety.

I assure you that you will use the right safety shoes, you will have a better work experience.

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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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