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Choose a reliable safety shoes manufacturer to protect your workers

Buying safety shoes for your workers are no simple task. As an employer, it is your legal responsibility to provide high-quality safety shoes for your workers to protect them from injuries.

While it is easier, perhaps cheaper, to buy just any safety shoe, it will not guarantee your workers’ safety.

Furthermore, failing to protect the workers against injury and providing a safe working environment could make your company vulnerable to expensive workplace injury claims.

That said, one way to provide your workers with durable safety shoes is to look for a credible safety shoes supplier.


Guide to Choose a Safety Shoes Manufacturer in Malaysia

Choosing the right safety shoe supplier will ensure that you get the best protection. Thus, we have put together a simple guide to assist you in selecting a work boots supplier.

Compliance with legal standards

You must ensure that the safety shoes manufacturer is in compliance with the Malaysian laws regarding personal protection equipment (PPE).

According to the laws, manufacturers shall get the approval from Chief Inspector of Factories and Machinery and the Director General of Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH).

The Buyer's Guide to Choose a Safety Shoes Manufacturer in Malaysia

To obtain approval from DOSH, all safety shoes must have a full type test report and product certification license from SIRIM QAS.

The importance of wearing DOSH SIRIM approved safety shoes
  • Provides the user with the assurance of safety and reliability.
  • Provides independent assurance that safety shoes manufactured are under an effective system of testing, supervision and control.
  • Improves efficiency in production and reduce wastage and rejects.


Different type of protection

Each different work environment has different needs for protection. So, you must choose a safety shoes supplier that provides shoes with appropriate protection for various working environments.

In addition, to make sure you select the correct footwear, carry out a risk assessment. This will also provide you with a clear understanding of the hazards you need to protect against.

More info on risk assessment: Safety Shoes 101: How do you perform a hazard assessment?

Hazards/Risks Type of protection Suggestions
Falling objects Toe cap protection Heavy duty safety shoes
Sharp objects Midsole protection Heavy duty safety shoes
Slippery surfaces Non-slip sole Anti-slip safety shoes
Extreme temperatures Heat resistant sole Heat resistant safety shoes
Electrostatic charges Heat resistant sole ESD safety shoes
Wet/damp conditions Waterproof, lightweight PVC Wellingtons
Chemicals Chemicals resistant Chemical resistant safety shoes

As well as considering the hazards at the workplace, you can also select the correct safety shoes by industry.

Industry Type of protection
Agriculture Protective toe cap and midsole, anti-static and anti-slip sole, waterproof
Food & Beverage Shock absorber heel, anti-slip sole
Construction Steel toe cap, water-resistant sealed stitching
Healthcare Non-slip sole, shock absorber heel; comfortable sole
Chemical Chemical resistance
Manufacturing Protective toe cap, anti-static and anti-slip sole
Oil & Gas Heat resistance, oil resistance, anti-slip sole, comfortable sole,
Logistics Protective toe cap, anti-slip sole, comfortable sole

More information: Guide to Selecting the Proper Safety Shoes for Your Occupation

Therefore, ask the supplier if their safety footwear can provide you with extensive level of protection before buying.


Durability and comfortability

Last but not least, good safety shoes must be durable and comfortable. Some safety shoes out there are not durable and not comfortable.

So, this bring us back to buying DOSH SIRIM certified safety shoes. If it is certifed by SIRIM and DOSH, you can rest assured that the shoes quality and comfortability are guaranteed.

Check out our DOSH SIRIM certified shoes below:


Malaysia No.1 Safety Shoes Manufacturer and Supplier

Boxter checks out all boxes! As the top safety shoes manufacturer and supplier in Malaysia, our safety shoes are DOSH SIRIM certified, durable and super comfortable.

On top of that, we have broad range of shoes from heavy duty safety shoes to ladies safety shoes that can fit all your safety needs.

Be a smart buyer and choose the best wholesale shoe manufacturer like Boxter. Get in touch with our friendly customer service for further assistance!

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