Safety Wear

Footwear

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Industry Standards

Industry standards protect consumers when purchasing safety footwear. BOVA proudly meets the following industry standards.

  • SANS 20345:2014 – ISO 20345:2011

    Personal Protective Equipment – Safety Footwear.

  • SANS 20347:2014 – ISO 20347:2012

    Occupational Footwear (Footwear that is not exposed to any mechanical risks such as impact and compression).

Certifications available upon request.
SATRA Member

As accredited members of this independent, world-renowned research and technology organisation, we remain at the forefront of technological advances and testing methods within the safety industry.

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SATRA member logo 2016
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Features

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METALFREE

METAL-FREE

This shoe contains no metal parts.

ANTI-STATIC

Allows static electricity to pass through and dissipate.

NON-CONDUCTIVE

Prevents the conduction of electricity.

CHEMICAL RESISTANCE TABLE

Click here to view the chemical resistance table

200 JOULES COMPLIANCE

Impact resistance is tested by a steel striker that falls freely from 1000mm high.

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Beyond
Industry Standards

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energiser

ENERGISER WOOLLEN TOP SOCK TECHNOLOGY

Made from a combination of polyester and wool and treated with ULTRA-FRESH, the top sock has anti-microbial properties that fight fungal and bacterial infections.
poron

PORON / EVA CUSHIONED TOP SOCK TECHNOLOGY

The top sock responds to temperature and weight and moulds to the shape of each wearer’s foot. The Poron insert at the front and heel of the foot provides optimum support where it is needed most. Benefits of this top sock include: shock absorption, a reduction in aches and fatigue and increased comfort.
elastopan top sock

ELASTOPANTM CLIMATE CONTROL TOP SOCK

This anti-static top sock is made from anatomically moulded Polyurethane that responds to temperature and weight, taking on the shape of each wearer’s foot. The Polyurethane compound enhances climate control within the boot through its fast-acting moisture absorption and is treated with anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties.
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DCR TECHNOLOGY

DCR is an innovative soling technology offered by only a handful of manufacturers across the globe. DCR soling units offer superior durability, 300ºC direct and radiant heat resistance, 100% waterproof resistance, SRC slip resistance and provides enhanced shock absorbency without compromising on comfort.
vibram

VIBRAM TECHNOLOGY

Vibram is the world leader in rubber sole technology. The BOVA PU/Vibram Rubber range, features Vibram Rubber Soles, utilising this renowned traction engineering to provide superior grip. All our PU/Vibram Rubber sole have been tested to and comply with the Eskom Spec 34-232, offering electrical resistance up to 20kV for a period of 60 seconds.

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RUCO-BAC AGP TECHNOLOGY

A silver-based, anti-microbial technology that fights foot odour, allergies and infections. BOVA Sox are treated with a Ruco-Bac AGP anti-microbial silver based technology that utilises nano particles of silver chloride. 95% of bacteria is killed within two hours. This product is environmentally-friendly.

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ULTRA-FRESH TECHNOLOGY

This internationally patented microbial technology protects various products (including spacesuits), giving them a longer lifespan, lasting performance, odour control, anti-microbial, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial protection. Every BOVA shoe and boot includes ULTRA-FRESH technology.

Ultra-Fresh is a registered trademark of Thomson Research Associates,Inc

Features Key

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NON-CONDUCTIVE
Prevents the conduction of electricity.
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ANTI-STATIC
Prevents the conduction of electricity.

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METAL-FREE
This shoe contains no metal parts.

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200 JOULES COMPLIANCE

The toe cap’s impact resistance is tested by a steel striker of mass 20kg ±0.4kg adapted to fall freely on vertical guides from a predetermined height of 1000mm

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ULTRA FRESH TECHNOLOGY Strong anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial protection. Moisture management and odour control.
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SABS
Meets the Standards of the South African Bureau of Standards.

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VIBRAM
Genuine Vibram Sole.

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CE
Meets the standards of European Economic Area.