LAMEA Industrial Protective Footwear Market By Type (Leather, Waterproof, Plastic, Rubber), Application (Construction, Manufacturing, Chemical & Mining, Oil & Gas, Food Industry, Healthcare & Lifesciences)
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Industrial Protective Footwear (also known as safety boot or shoe) is protective equipment that helps to protect foot from falling objects, direct compression threats. Heavy building materials and construction equipment could pose serious injury to the body, including feet. That is why it is mainly preferred by different construction industries. These shoes are mainly covered with steel or other hand shell protection which works as a safeguard for feet and ankles. Protective shoes comes in many categories such as steal toe, plain toe, gumboots, antiskid safety shoe, chemical industrial safety shoe, heat resistant safety shoe, leather shoe, PVC safety shoe, rubber safety shoe, etc. Industrial protective footwear comes with different safety labels on it which indicates national or international standard and also helps in determining which footwear is appropriate for the particular work environment. It comes in different markings like Green Triangle, which works best in the heavy industrial work, yellow triangle, could be helpful in light industrial work and so on.
Introduction of innovative products are one of the factor leading the growth of industrial protective footwear market. Recently, Huntsman launched new high grip New High Grip, Slip Resistant, soft thermoplastic polyurethane: AVALON? 50 AHG. In coming years, Huntsman could also increase the range of polyurethane-based solutions in their products. One of the other reasons for the growing demand of industrial protective footwear is the increase in the number of worker?s foot injury. According to the statics by Health, Safety and the Environment (HSE) in 2016, ?around 1.3 million workers suffer from work-related illness annually and there were around 30.4 million working days lost due to work-related illness and non-fatal workplace injuries. The market has been segmented on the basis of Type, Application, and country. Based on Type, the market is segmented into Waterproof Footwear, Leather Footwear, Rubber Footwear, and Plastic Footwear. Based on Application, the market is segmented into manufacturing, construction, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Transportation, Food, and Mining.
Based on Country, market is segmented into Brazil, Argentina, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Nigeria, and Rest of LAMEA. The key players leading the growth of Industrial Protective Footwear are as follows: Honeywell International, Inc., VF Corporation, Rahman Group, Cofra Group, ELTEN Gmbh, UVEX Safety Group, Rock Fall Ltd., and Dunlop Protective Footwear.