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What You Need To Know Before Purchasing Steel Toed Boots?

If you’ve landed on this page, you are most likely Googled "steel toed boots" and are looking for a quality boot that meets all workplace safety requirements. Mooselog.com has the answers to your most frequently asked steel toed boot questions.

Steel Toed Boots in Canada

Steel toed boots and CSA approved boots Canada are similar in many ways; however, they have one significant difference. Steel toed boots have feature a steel toe cap, which is a layer of metal between the foot and sole to protect from impact. The layer of metal, called a "toe cap," extends past the bottom of the shoe. 



8 Inch Safety Boots

Eight-inch safety boots are less flexible but provide workers with better support and protection for their feet. They are designed to offer extra safety against all types of hazards in the workplace. These boots are ideal for individuals working with heavy-duty equipment like heavy-duty machinery and outdoor activities.

Steel Toed Boots FAQS

How much weight can steel toed boots hold?

The CSA green triangle patch on Moose Log steel toed boots indicates sole puncture protection with Grade 1 Protective toe to withstand impacts up to 125 joules. Our sole puncture protection can withstand a force of not less than 1200 Newtons (270 pounds). 

Are steel toed boots good for your feet?

Moose Log steel toed boots protect your feet from serious job injuries, and are essential to maintain workplace safety. They can be harmful for your feet if you choose the incorrect size and wear them for too long. 

Can you hike in steel toe boots?

It is not recommend to use Mooselog.com steel toed boots for hiking. They feel heavier and are less comfortable for long treks. Rather than the regular steel-toed boot, you may want to consider Mooselog.com hiking boots or a steel toe hiking boot.

What are steel toe boots meant for?

Mooselog.com steel toed boots protect your feet from serious workplace injuries and are essential for workplace safety. Our steel toed boots come with a CSA green triangle and CSA white rectangle certification, indicating their Grade 1 sole puncture protection and resistance to electric shock. 

What's better steel or composite toe?

Steel toed boots are more protective than composite toe boots as they can withstand higher impact. They are less expensive than composite toe boots. However, steel toed boots are typically heavier and do not breathe as well as composite toe boots, making them less comfortable to wear for extended periods of time.

How to size steel-toed boots?

Steel toed boots should be fitted to about a half size larger than normal footwear. Since they contain a hard cap in the boot, there is no stretch in the toe box area. Your toes should never touch the end of the steel toe boot.

How can I tell if my boots are steel-toed?

Steel toed boots rated for workplace safety have tags on the outside.

  • Green Triangle: Class 1 steel toe cap with puncture-resistant sole;
  • No Triangle: No toe cap;
  • White Square: Electrical protection
  • Yellow Square: Anti-Static protection
  • Red Square: Electrically conductive

Where to buy steel-toe boots?

Mooselog.com offers a wide selection of men's and women’s steel toed boots. Click here to browse our wide selection of steel toed boots & work shoes. With fast and free shipping on all steel toed boots and a 30-day worry-free return, we are dedicated to ensuring you find your perfect pair.