Iconic British footwear brand Dr. Martens is launching a unique women’s industrial collection, providing female workers with a choice of boots, with no compromise on safety.
Increasingly, we are seeing more women embarking on careers including construction, engineering and manufacturing, but are rarely supported by the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) made available.
The choice for women working in dangerous surroundings has commonly been limited, meaning women have worn safety footwear not specifically designed with them in mind.
A survey commissioned by Trades Union Congress has revealed just 29% of women wear PPE specifically designed for them, with a further 57% saying their current PPE has actually hampered their work.
Wearing uncomfortable PPE, for instance footwear that does not fit, can be hazardous, and prevent women from safely conducting their jobs.
The new Women’s Collection from Dr. Martens is sure to help encourage and support females in the industry, ensuring they are given a choice of protection, style and colour for their footwear, with no compromise.
The innovative collection includes Maple, a classic 8-eyelet lace up steel-toe work boot, designed with soft leather and heat-sealed uppers. It’s padded tongue ensures comfort, as well as the SoftWair™ sock liner delivering extra cushioning at the heel.
Arbor is a classic Chelsea work boot with a steel toe cap and soft leather uppers that are heat-sealed with a durable PVC outsole. The SoftWair™ sock liner delivers extra cushioning at the heel and forefoot, with the raised grid pattern promotes underfoot airflow to ensure feet are kept dry and comfortable.
The Women’s Collection is set to be an industry game-changer; available in UK sizes 3-9, the collection can be viewed online at http://www.drmartens.com/uk/c/industrial-womens
Market leader in field control devices Sontay’s new gateway solutions are proof as to why the company has been held in such high regard for so long.Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Information Technology, Innovations & New Products, Posts
Motherwell-based PVC-U window & door fabricators Walker Profiles is looking forward to a bright future, following new additions to its portfolio from REHAU.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Doors, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Windows
Janisol Arte 2.0, the second-generation renovation window from Schueco Jansen, is proving popular with architects.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Steel and Structural Frames, Windows
Fernox recently held its annual charity golf day at Warwickshire’s Draycote Hotel and Golf Course, where customers, suppliers and partners joined Fernox in raising £6,356 for Shooting Star Chase.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Competitions, Damp & Waterproofing, Drainage Services, Drainage, Guttering, Soffits & Fascias, Plumbing, Posts