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Why support locally made products?

These recent months have been an unprecedented time for the global and South African economy, and have brought to light even more than before the importance of supporting local businesses and locally made products. At Neptun, we’re proud to be based in South Africa and provide our products to local communities. We’re passionate about the … continue reading this article.

Gumboots: an essential part of PPE

PPE and the Coronavirus Access to Personal Protective Equipment, or PPE, has become one of the most important factors in the global battle against the coronavirus. Things like face-masks, gloves, and face visors can provide vital protection against the virus for medical personnel on the frontlines. But one aspect of PPE that is often left … continue reading this article.

Is the SafeLite Safety Boot right for you?

Protective safety footwear, such as safety boots, is essential to ensure the wearer is protected against injury and potential workplace hazards. Safety boots range from steel toe cap safety boots to metal-free safety boots. With so many options available, it can easily seem like an overwhelming task to find the right safety footwear. Where do … continue reading this article.

Mining Gumboots

Mining gumboots are heavy-duty gumboots that provide footwear protection to those working on mines. Metatarsal protectors, reinforced steel midsoles, and toe caps are some of the unique safety features of mining gumboots. Mining gumboots need to be durable enough to endure harsh working environments while protecting workers from workplace dangers like sharp objects, falling hazards, … continue reading this article.

Our PVC Recycling Policy: Cradle to the Grave

Polyvinyl chloride, or PVC, is one of the most widely used plastics worldwide. A water-resistant and economical material, PVC footwear acts as effective protection from a range of chemicals, oils, and acids. Because of this, many of our gumboots at Neptun Boot are made from PVC to provide reliable footwear such as agricultural gumboots, heavy-duty … continue reading this article.

A+A International Trade Fair

Neptun is excited to announce that we will be showcasing our products at the A+A International Trade Fair in Düsseldorf, Germany this November. As the world’s leading trade fair for safety, security, and health in the workplace, we can’t wait to see our range of safety workbooks exhibited on the international stage alongside the world’s … continue reading this article.

Agricultural Gumboots

Agricultural gumboots are hard-wearing and waterproof footwear. Agriculture gumboots protect the wearer and ensure feet stay comfortable, dry, and safe. As of 2019, 837 000 South Africans are employed in the agricultural sector – and whether you’re operating a tractor or trekking through a field, you need the right footwear to protect yourself from the elements. … continue reading this article.

Benefits of a Metal Free Safety Boot

What are the benefits of a metal-free safety boot? Neptun’s SafeLite boot is a metal-free safety boot, with a dual density polyurethane sole and is tailor-made for optimum safety in harsh working environments. There are a number of benefits to wearing this boot while working on a construction, industrial or mining site: 1. Completely Metal … continue reading this article.

Neptun to showcase latest safety footwear at A-OSH Expo

It’s that time of year again where Neptun showcases our products at Africa’s leading occupational health and safety trade show. The A-OSH Expo aims to encourage preparation, prevention and protection in the workplace. It engages South Africa with everything they need to know about occupational health and safety in action. A-OSH Expo is serious about … continue reading this article.

Importance of Safety Footwear in the Workplace

Many physically intensive industries are teeming with safety hazards and require adequate protective gear in order to prevent workplace injuries. In 2016, 155 427 non-fatal workplace injuries were recorded in South Africa, with roughly 22% of those recorded in the agricultural, mining, and manufacturing industries. With the multitude of safety gear required to work in … continue reading this article.

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NEPTUN PROUDLY INTRODUCES OUR CRADLE TO THE GRAVE POLICY

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NEW GUMBOOTS ARE SUPPLIED TO WORKERS, THE OLD BOOTS ARE COLLECTED BY AN APPROVED RECYCLER.
THE BOOTS ARE WASHED, GRANULATED AND BAGGED FOR RETURN TO NEPTUN BOOTS.
WHERE THEY ARE USED AGAIN IN A BLEND FOR USE IN GENERAL PURPOSE BLACK BOOTS.