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Shosholoza Gumboot

The iconic Shosholoza gumboot from Neptun Boot is a benchmark for mining gumboots in Southern African and is well recognised around the world for its patented metatarsal protection.

Available with international certifications under the brand Stimela, the Shosholoza gumboot was the 2007 winner of the prestigious DISA AWARD (Design Institute South Africa) in the Mining and Industrial Category.

The Shosholoza gumboot is tested under severe South African mining conditions to deliver a world-class mining safety boot and boasts a number of advanced comfort and safety features.

These features are designed to ensure that the wearer is protected, as well as reduce fatigue and ultimately improve productivity.

Safety Features of the Shosholoza Gumboot

The Shosholoza gumboot comes in a wide range of options, each with their own unique offering of safety features. Find the right boot for you by reading more about which safety features we offer and each boot’s specific benefits below.

  • Metatarsal Protector

The Shosholoza gumboot’s unique metatarsal protector is patented by Neptun Boot and ensures that the top of the foot is protected for wearers who work in high-risk environments, such as the mining industry.

The black and grey Shosholoza boot with an orange dot features our patented metatarsal protector, as well as a steel toe, while the black and grey Shosholoza boot with a green dot features the metatarsal protector, a steel toe, and a steel protective midsole.

The white and grey Shosholoza boot includes all the safety options and is ideal for high visibility, making it especially effective in low light environments such as the mining industry.

  • Steel Toe

Every Shosholoza gumboot features steel toe cap protection to safeguard the wearer from dangerous workplace hazards. A steel toe not only prevents injuries but also protects the wearer from a wide range of other underground hazards.

  • Steel Midsole

A protective, puncture-resistant steel midsole is essential to protect the wearer from the risk of being injured by sharp workplace hazards. A range of Shosholoza gumboots feature steel midsoles for optimum protection which work in combination with other safety features to ensure the wearer stays safe.

Whatever your safety footwear needs, the iconic Shosholoza gumboot allows you to get the job done. Browse our Shosholoza gumboot range to read further and find the exact combination of safety features that you require.

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