Womens Safety Shoes Matter
As part of our series of blogs featuring the best safety footwear for women, we bring you our round-up of the top women’s safety shoes on the market today.
But first, a disclaimer: We know our range of women’s safety footwear is nowhere near as extensive as our range of men’s safety footwear. Sadly, not all manufacturers make safety shoes, for example, that are specifically designed for women’s feet, meaning they have been made on a mould or ‘last’ more befitting of the average female foot than the average male one.
At iSB Group, our customers trust us to only offer them the best workwear, PPE and workplace safety equipment that’s out there. When it comes to women’s safety shoes, that means shoes that are made on a female last, and not just in a smaller size or a different colour.
Fortunately, there are some manufacturers who are leading the way. One of these is MTS.
As a leading European manufacturer of technology-driven safety footwear, it is perhaps not surprising that MTS has a range of footwear – Elle M – designed for women’s feet.
The company understands that women and men tend to have different size and shape feet, with women’s feet usually narrower, with higher arches, a lower instep, a more curved inside line, a shallower big toe and a slimmer heel than their male counterparts. Their Achilles tendons are usually smaller and higher, and they walk differently – women tend to take shorter, more frequent strides, and be more prone to rolling their feet inwards (pronating) as they walk, something that can be corrected with the right footwear.
We currently stock three models of safety shoes from the MTS Elle M range. These are:
MTS GLOSS WOMEN’S SAFETY SHOES
Made from water-resistant full drumming with a patent leather upper, and incorporating a steel toe cap and composite midsole, these lace-up S3 SRC-rated women’s safety shoes are designed in a trainer style and feature MTS’s ON STEAM® microfibre hyper-ventilated lining for breathability. View shoes →
MTS BEAUTY WOMEN’S SAFETY SHOES
These slip-on S3 SRC-rated women’s safety shoes are designed in a loafer style and made from water-resistant full drumming with a patent leather upper and the same ON STEAM® microfibre lining, steel toe cap and composite midsole as their lace-up counterpart above. View shoes →
MTS ELLE WOMEN’S SAFETY SHOES
Again designed in a trainer style, these S3 SRC-rated women’s safety shoes come with a water-resistant soft microfibre upper, padded tongue, and foam lining. Protection comes from a steel toe cap and composite midsole, while MTS’s FLEX SYSTEM® technology in the sole unit allows for enhanced flexibility during wear, further increasing comfort and support for the wearer’s feet. The Elle model also incorporates an antibacterial antistatic insole with moisture wicking technology for better comfort, foot hygiene and safety. View shoes →
MTS isn’t the only safety shoe manufacturer to provide safety footwear designed to offer female workers the same levels of protection and comfort as male workers. Rockfall, Lavoro and ABS all have models of women’s safety shoes that we stock:
ROCKFALL TOPAZ WOMEN’S SAFETY SHOES
These slip-on, S3 SRC-rated women’s safety shoes are made from soft leather with a water repellent upper, and incorporate a steel toe cap. View shoes →
ROCKFALL AMBER WOMEN’S SAFETY SHOES
Designed in a classic style, these lace-up S3 SRC-rated women’s safety shoes have a leather upper and a lightweight sole. Protection comes from a steel toe cap and a ballistic midsole. View shoes →
LAVORO WOMEN’S SAFETY SHOES
These slip-on, S2-rated women’s safety shoes from Lavoro have uppers made from full grain leather, and a leather lining. Protection comes from a composite toe cap and midsole, while Lavoro’s ‘air pump’ insole improves energy return during wear for enhanced comfort. View shoes →
LAVORO COURT WOMEN’S SAFETY SHOES
Designed in a classic ‘court’ style with a low heel, these women’s safety shoes incorporate a composite toe cap and midsole for lightweight protection. Rated S3 SRC, they have uppers made from full grain leather, and a leather lining. View shoes →
ABS WOMEN’S SAFETY SHOES
These S2 SRC-rated women’s safety shoes have a leather upper and anti-slip sole, and incorporate a steel toe cap for protection. View shoes →
View our full range of womens safety footwear in our online shop
MTS Gloss Womens Safety Shoes- M0805
Water resistant, full drumming leather, steel toe cap and composite midsole
MTS Beauty Womens Safety Shoes- M0804
Slip on design with comfort + convenience, steel toe cap and composite midsole
MTS Elle Womens Safety Shoes- M0101
Comfortable, water resistant microfibre upper. Steel toe cap and composite midsole
Lavoro Womens Safety Shoes- W4000
Full grain leather upper, leather lining, composite toe cap and midsole