All YDS Boots are tested to the latest European Safety and Protective Footwear and Occupation footwear standards. 


SAFETY & PROTECTIVE Footwear

This type of footwear protects the wearer’s toes against risk of injury from falling objects
and crushing when worn in work environments where potential hazards occur.

Safety footwear can be recognised by the safety standards:


ENISO20345:2011 - Safety Footwear

ENISO20346:2004 - Protective Footwear
ENISO20349:2010 - Personal protective footwear - Footwear protecting against
molten metal splash
ENISO15090:2006 - Footwear for Firefighters
AS/NZS4821:2006 - Australian Standard Protective Footwear for Firefighters

Details of full standard available on request.


The classification system used to identify the protection provided by the footwear is listed

below:

Classification and description

SB
ENISO20345:2011 Safety Footwear. Toe protection 200 Joules, Compression resistance,
15000 Newtons.

S1
ENISO20345:2011 Safety Footwear. Toe protection 200 Joules, Compression resistance,
15000 Newtons. Closed seat region (fully enclosed heel), antistatic properties and energy
absorption of seat region.

S2
ENISO20345:2011 Safety Footwear. Toe protection 200 Joules, Compression resistance,
15000 Newtons. Closed seat region (fully enclosed heel), antistatic properties, energy
absorption of seat region, water penetration and water absorption resistance.

S3
ENISO20345:2011 Safety Footwear. Toe protection 200 Joules, Compression resistance,
15000 Newtons. Closed seat region (fully enclosed heel), antistatic properties, energy
absorption of seat region, water penetration and water absorption resistance, penetration
resistance and cleated outsole.

PB
ENISO20346:2011 Protective Footwear. Toe protection 100 Joules, Compression
resistance, 10000 Newtons.

P1
ENISO20346:2011 Protective Footwear. Toe protection 100 Joules, Compression
resistance, 10000 Newtons. Closed seat region (fully enclosed heel), antistatic properties
and energy absorption of seat region.

P2
ENISO20346:2011 Protective Footwear. Toe protection 100 Joules, Compression
resistance, 10000 Newtons. Closed seat region (fully enclosed heel), antistatic properties,
energy absorption of seat region, water penetration and water absorption resistance.

P3
ENISO20346:2011 Protective Footwear. Toe protection 100 Joules, Compression
resistance, 10000 Newtons. Closed seat region (fully enclosed heel), Antistatic properties,
energy absorption of seat region.

 

Categories of protection


FO
Fuel Oil Resistant Outsole

HRO
Heat Resistant Outsole to 300°C

P
Penetration Resistance: 1100 Newtons

C
Conductive: When measured in accordance with ENISO20344:2011, 5.10, after conditioning
in a dry atmosphere (ENISO20344:2011, 5.10.3.3a)), the electrical resistance shall not be
greater than 100kΩ

A
Antistatic: When measured in accordance with ENISO20344:2011, 5.10, after conditioning
in a dry and wet atmosphere (ENISO20344:2011, 5.10.3.3a) and b)), the electrical resistance
shall be above 100kΩ and less than or equal to 1000MΩ

CI
Cold Insulation of the Sole Complex: 30 minutes at -17°C, change in temperature up to 10°C

HI
Heat Insulation of the Sole Complex: 30 minutes at 150°C, change in temperature up to 22°C

E
Energy absorbtion of seat region: Not less than 20 Joules

WR

Water Resistant Upper

 

 

SRC slip resistance explanation table

Occupational Footwear

This type of footwear incorporates no toe protection against mechanical hazards.
Safety footwear can be recognised by the safety standard:
EN ISO 20347:2011 – Occupational Footwear
The classification system used to identify the protection provided by the footwear is listed below:

 

OB
EN ISO 20347:2011 Occupational Footwear.
No toe protection against mechanical hazards. Must provide protection to one or
more of the categories P, C, A, E, CI or HI.

O1
EN ISO 20347:2011 Occupational Footwear.
No toe protection against mechanical hazards provided. Closed seat region (fully
enclosed heel), antistatic properties and energy absorption of seat region.

O2
EN ISO 20347:2011 Occupational Footwear.
No toe protection against mechanical hazards provided. Closed seat region (fully
enclosed heel), antistatic properties, energy absorption of seat region, water
penetration and water absorption resistance.

O3
EN ISO 20347:2011 Occupational Footwear.
No toe protection against mechanical hazards provided. Closed seat region (fully
enclosed heel), antistatic properties, energy absorption of seat region, water
penetration and water absorption resistance and penetration resistance.