It’s true that work boots are not light boots. In fact, the heaviness of a boot partly helps you to be safe and maintain your balance. While this can sometimes be the case, you don’t have to sacrifice your comfort in order to be safe on the job. There are a few boots on the market that are lightweight without sacrificing your safety or other important features. Here are a few of our favorites.
Timberland LindenThis 6-inch men’s work boot is made from durable Premium Raptek microfiber, not leather. The Linden boasts an alloy safety toe, which is lighter than the traditional steel. Like many other Timberland boots, the Linden features the dual density anti-fatigue system, which absorbs shock and gives you energy in key parts of the foot. Osingle boot weighs in at roughly 1.39 pounds.
One of the most popular of our 8-inch safety boots, the Titan features full grain waterproof leather and an alloy toe. In addition, this boot contains a waterproof membrane, one more way it keep your foot dry. Despite its height, slightly heavier material, and waterproof capabilities, the Titan weighs in at approximately 1.62 pounds per boot.
This CarbonMax® Tarmac boot features and EVA ultralight mid-sole as well as lightweight cement construction. The carbon fiber safety toe is also lightweight and resists extreme cold and heat. The boot sports reflective material on the outside, making the Tarmac an excellent choice for those working on the roads. One single boot weighs in around 1.5 pounds.