Certifications and symbols

See below for an overview and related explanation of the certifications and symbols used by Sika Footwear.


Safety footwear

Certifications: EN ISO 20345:2011

Sika Footwear’s program of safety footwear is certified in accordance with the European standard for safety footwear, EN ISO 20345:2011. Footwear certified in accordance with EN ISO 20345:2011, has, at minimum, a toe cap to protect from falling objects at 200J and compression (15kN).

This basic certification is also known as

Additional protection can also be added to the footwear. The most common combinations are:

 Safety footwearWaterproof boots
Certifications
SB: Toe capcheckcheckcheckcheckcheckcheck
P: Protective midsole, 1100 Newtonclosecheckclosecheckclosecheck
A: Antistatic sole (ml. <0.1 MΩ-1000 MΩ)checkcheckcheckcheckcheckcheck
E: Shock absorption in the heel, min. 20Jcheckcheckcheckcheckcheckcheck
WRU: Water resistant uppercloseclosecheckcheckcheckcheck
FO: Fuel and oil resistant solecheckcheckcheckcheckcheckcheck

Work footwear

Certifications: EN ISO 20347:2012


Footwear certified in accordance with EN ISO 20347:2012 does not have a toe cap and is intended for occupational use.

This basic certification is known as

Additional protection can also be added to the footwear. The most common combinations are:

OB + A + E
Antistatic sole (ml. <0.1 MΩ - 1000 MΩ) + Shock absorption in the heel, min. 20J

OB + A + E + WRU
Antistatic sole (ml. <0.1 MΩ - 1000 MΩ) + Shock absorption in the heel, min. 20J + Water repellent upper
OB + A + E + WRU (only applies to waterproof boots)
Antistatic sole (ml. <0.1 MΩ - 1000 MΩ) + Shock absorption in the heel, min. 20J + Water repellent upper

Certifications of the sole’s slip resistance properties

The outsole is slip tested on ceramic tiles with a soap solution
The outsole is slip tested on steel plate with glycerine
The outsole is slip tested to SRA and SRB

Symbols

Toe cap made of aluminium that protects the toes from falling objects and compression
Toe cap made of composite that protects the toes from falling objects and compression
Toe cap made of steel that protects the toes from falling objects and compression
Protective midsole made of flexible fibrous material that protects the foot against sharp objects penetrating the outsole
Protective midsole made of steel that protects the foot against sharp objects penetrating the outsole
Protective midsole made of wood that protects the foot against sharp objects penetrating the outsole
With ProNose, which is an extra toe reinforcement of the upper that makes the footwear suitable for work involving kneeling
The outsole is fuel and oil resistant (FO)
Insulating against cold
With waterproof and breathable membrane
Heat resistant outsole, which can tolerate temperatures up to 300 °C for one minute
Heat insulating outsole
Footwear without metal
Ladder grip
Fast and easy closure system
Conductive footwear in accordance with standard IEC 61340-4-3, with electrical resistance ≥0.1 MΩ <100 MΩ. Sensitive electrical components will not be not affected or damaged by static electricity