Already demanding work sites become even more challenging during the winter months. Low temperatures and frequent rain/snow can lead to cold and wet feet as well as extremely slippery and hazardous conditions. When shopping for winter work boots, know what you’re up against. What are the lowest temperatures you may be working in? How much time will be spent outdoors? How much snow/rain does your area usually get? What kind of work will you be doing in these conditions?
Three main categories to keep in mind while shopping for winter safety footwear include: waterproofing, warmth and comfort.