Here at Footwear etc., we get a lot of phone calls from customers who are not only on their feet all day, they can be in slippery conditions. Footwear that doesn’t slip is key to them, and we’re happy to offer a bunch of different models that can fulfill that need. So if you work in a restaurant, a factory, or even a hospital, check out the slip-resistant models so that you can feel secure and comfortable on your feet all day long. Here are a few choices:
For women: check out the Klogs Mirage. It’s a casual leather walking shoe with a classic oxford design. This shoe is very appropriate for use in casual or work situations, and is lightweight, odor-resistant, and latex free. The shoe contains outstanding support and cushioning, and the sole made from industrial strength molded polyurethane. This shoe has tested for slip resistance against the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) F489-96 standard under wet and oily conditions, and exceeds those standards. This is a great all-around shoe for workhorse security.
The Dansko Pro XP is a casual clog with a slip-resistant outsole. It is available in a variety of colors, and is phenomenally comfortable due to memory foam in the footbed! This is a fantastic shoe for slip-resistance, and for being on your feet for hours on end. Many teachers, medical professionals, and restaurant workers swear by these shoes for outstanding durability, comfort, and stability; you can make this part of your life too!
Wolverine makes an outstanding lace-up shoe with a slip-resistant sole, called the Aurora ICS. It’s an oxford style, and is a great casual shoe for everyday wear. Available in Black Leather, the Aurora is a durable, comfortable shoe that is a classic style for any workplace. You can be assured of comfort due to the fully-cushioned footbed with its mesh sock liner.
Men also have several options: New Balance makes a fabulous casual walking shoe called the MW968BR Country Walking Shoe. It’s available in waterproof brown leather, and is the perfect shoe to wear in wet, mucky weather. The upper is waterproof, and the footbed is very cushioned and provides excellent stability. The slip-resistant outsole meets the ASTM F1677-96 standard, and the midsole adds comfort with superior shock absorption. This is the perfect weekend shoe, or even everyday shoe if you want to explore the great outdoors.
The Wolverine Slip-Resistant Steel-Toe Static Dissipating Mid Athletic boot provides the security of ASTM F2413-11 rated certification as well as the peace of mind given by the steel toe. This boot helps protect your foot from hazards, reduces fatigue, stabilizes your feet, and provides comfort from a full-cushion footbed. This boot is great for work, hiking, or other types of rugged wear.
A phenomenal boat-style shoe is the Sebago Clovehitch II. With a nubuck and full-grain leather upper with mesh panels, the shoe is breathable to help keep your feet cool and dry, and gentle enough for Diabetics! Its wide toe box and stable footbed make this a good choice for sensitive feet. And it’s slip resistant too, making this shoe an all-around great casual shoe for men. Support, cushioning, breathability, and slip resistance mean that the Clovehitch II is a superb shoe for work or play.
If you need slip resistance in your footwear, check out the many styles at footwearetc.com. You’ll feel more secure on your feet!