The fundamental classification of safety ratings:

RatingsExplainationsProduct CategoryStandard
S1200 joules toe cap
Closed seat
Antistatic properties
Energy absorption heel
Fuel oil resistance
Safety shoes (with 200 J toe cap)EN ISO 20345
S2200 joules toe cap
Closed seat
Antistatic properties
Energy absorption heel
Fuel oil resistance
Water penetration and absorbtion resistance
Safety shoes (with 200 J toe cap)EN ISO 20345
S3200 joules toe cap
Closed seat
Antistatic properties
Energy absorption heel
Fuel oil resistance
Water penetration and absorbtion resistance
Perforation resistant midsole
Cleated outsole
Safety shoes (with 200 J toe cap)EN ISO 20345
SB 200 joules toe capSafety shoes & boots (with 200 J toe cap)EN ISO 20345
S4200 joules toe cap
Closed seat
Antistatic properties
Energy absorption heel
Fuel oil resistance
Safety boots (with 200 J toe cap)EN ISO 20345
S5200 joules toe cap
Closed seat
Antistatic properties
Energy absorption heel
Fuel oil resistance
Water penetration and absorbtion resistance
Perforation resistant midsole
Cleated outsole
Safety boots (with 200 J toe cap)EN ISO 20345
O1Closed seat
Antistatic properties
Energy absorption heel
Occupational shoes (without toe cap)EN ISO 20347
O2Closed seat
Antistatic properties
Energy absorption heel
Water penetration and absorbtion resistance
Occupational shoes (without toe cap)EN ISO 20347
O3Closed seat
Antistatic properties
Energy absorption heel
Water penetration and absorbtion resistance
Perforation resistant midsole
Cleated outsole
Occupational shoes & boots (without toe cap)EN ISO 20347
O4Closed seat
Antistatic properties
Energy absorption heel
Occupational boots (without toe cap)EN ISO 20347
O5Closed seat
Antistatic properties
Energy absorption heel
Water penetration and absorbtion resistance
Perforation resistant midsole
Cleated outsole
Occupational boots (without toe cap)EN ISO 20347
P1100 joules toe cap
Closed seat
Antistatic properties
Energy absorption heel
Fuel oil resistance
Protective shoes (with 100 J toe cap)EN ISO 20346
P2100 joules toe cap
Closed seat
Antistatic properties
Energy absorption heel
Fuel oil resistance
Water penetration and absorbtion resistance
Protective shoes (with 100 J toe cap)EN ISO 20346
P3100 joules toe cap
Closed seat
Antistatic properties
Energy absorption heel
Fuel oil resistance
Water penetration and absorbtion resistance
Perforation resistant midsole
Cleated outsole
Protective shoes & boots (with 100 J toe cap)EN ISO 20346
P4100 joules toe cap
Closed seat
Antistatic properties
Energy absorption heel
Fuel oil resistance
Protective boots (with 100 J toe cap)EN ISO 20346
P5100 joules toe cap
Closed seat
Antistatic properties
Energy absorption heel
Fuel oil resistance
Water penetration and absorbtion resistance
Perforation resistant midsole
Cleated outsole
Protective boots (with 100 J toe cap)EN ISO 20346

 

The other ratings that can be used individually or combined with fundamental classification above:

  • SRA – slip resistance on ceramic tile with diluted soap solution

  • SRB – Slip resistance on steel with glycerol

  • SRC – slip resistance on ceramic tile with soap solution and on steel with glycerol

  • P – anti perforation outsole

  • WRU – water resistant upper

  • A – antistatic shoe or boot

  • C – conductive shoe or boot

  • HI – heat insulation

  • WR – water-resistant footwear

  • AN – ankle protection

  • E – energy absorbing heel

  • CI – cold insulation

  • M – metatarsal protection

  • HRO – heat resistant outsole

  • CR – cut resistant upper

  • ESD – Electrostatic discharge

  • FO – fuel oil resistant