5 Best Work Boots 2023 | For Men and Women

5 best work boots 2023

At Norsemen Safety, we know the importance of having a durable work boot that won’t fall to pieces so we made a list for the 5 Best Work Boots 2023.

Wearing cheap, uncomfortable Safety Footwear can cause serious damage to your feet, especially since you are wearing them at least 8 hours a day! For more information on choosing the right Safety Boot for you, take a read through our blog on Safety Footwear at Work. We go over what you should look for in a boot and the legislation that relates to Safety Footwear and other PPE in the workplace.

Norsemen Safety supports a range of high quality, market leading Safety Footwear brands! The Safety Boots we stock are chosen to ensure our customer’s feet are comfortable and well protected at all times. Our wide range allows for us to meet different price points, and offer a selection of boots for various environments.

We have carefully selected 5 of the Best Work Boots on the market in 2023, ideal as Men’s Work Boots AND Women’s Work Boots.

1) Ejendals JALAS 1625 E-Sport Safety Boot

jalas 1625 boot

The Ejendals Jalas 1625 has been top of our list for years. The 1625 offers everything you need in a Safety Boot: Comfort, Strength and Style. It is extremely lightweight, making it ideal to wear for a long period of time.

  • Extra Comfortable
  • Excellent Grip and Shock Absorption
  • Lightweight Aluminium Toe Cap
  • PU Coated Split Leather Material
  • FX2 Classic Insole

JALAS is Ejendals range of performance Work Boots and Shoes. Stated by the manufacture; “JALAS® products, of the highest quality with a functional design, protect feet. Developments in comfort, ergonomics and features that improve posture also allow for better work ability and prevent injuries to other parts of the body“. You can find more information about the JALAS® range on their website.

The video below created by Ejendals provides an insight into the production of the JALAS footwear range.

2) ROOTS IOWA Safety Boot – 9 inches tall!

That’s right, 9 inches tall. The ROOTS IOWA is one of the high quality Safety Boots on the market. 9 inches in height, the IOWA offers high levels of protection and support, making them ideal for work in the toughest of environments.

  • 9 inches tall
  • Ankle Support
  • Fiberglass Toe Cap
  • 2-Density PU Sole
  • Slip Resistant, Heat Resistant, Oil Resistant
  • Large Strap & Side Zip for easy access and secure fit
roots iowa safety boot

ROOTS are renowned for their quality footwear range, as well as manufacturing a wide range of high quality Welding PPE and Workwear. The IOWA is the renewed ROOTS Cherokee Safety Boot, being made to the same high standard while also improving its protection and comfort levels.

3) PUMA Condor Mid Safety Boot

Only recently have we decided to stock Puma Condor’s as a part of our new safety footwear range. These boots are Extremely comfortable, and with them being a knowledgeable brand like Puma where can you go wrong?

Puma Condor Mid Safety Boots

The main features of these boots are:

  • PUMA Condor Safety Boot
  • Evercushion Footbed
  • REBOUND Sole Technology
  • BreathActive Lining
  • Smooth Full Leather Material
  • Steel Toe Cap
  • Offering comfort & style

Puma Safety Boots is made with smooth full leather material. The wearer’s feet are protected with a steel toe cap and steel heel protection. This is paired with a metal free ‘BOUNCE LIGHT’ midsole. The Condor offers high levels of comfort, with an Evercushion footbed, REBOUND technology sole and a BreathActive functional lining. This gives the boot plenty of shock absorption along with a breathable, secure fit for the wearer. It is made to an extremely high standard, and offers plenty of protection and comfort for the wearer.

4) COFRA Hurricane Safety Boot

The COFRA Hurricane Safety Boot is a performance product from COFRA Footwear. Made with GORE-TEX, this boot provides Comfort, Warmth and Water Resistance.

cofra hurricane boot

This Gore-Tex safety boot provides comfort and water resistance, making them a great choice for anyone who wears safety footwear everyday. The upper section of the COFRA Hurricane is manufactured with a water repellent full grain leather, and the rest of the boot is lined with a breathable leather. The inner lining of the Safety Boot is made with GORE-TEX, which provides the wearer with maximum comfort, warmth and water resistance. The Hurricane’s footbed is made with EVANIT (featuring anti-static properties) and a polyurethane/TPU sole. The foot is protected with a non-metallic toe cap and mid-sole. The COFRA Hurricane is a high performance boot provide high levels of protection and comfort to the wearer. The main features are listed below:

  • S3 WR SRC
  • Water Resistance
  • Anti-Torsion Support
  • Italian Leather
  • Non-Metallic Toe Cap & Mid-Sole
  • Available from UK Size 7 – 12

The below video by Cofra shows the boot in action,

5) JCB Dealer Boot – Steel Toe Cap

Below we have our JCB dealer Boot, this safety boot is high quality full grain leather with an external scuff cap to protect the toe of the boot.

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A stylish comfortable Dealer Boot from JCB Workwear. this JCB Chelsea Boot is available in black and brown full grain tumble leather.


  • Full grain tumble leather
  • Water resistant upper
  • Breathable mesh lining
  • Two pull tabs for ease of access
  • PU insole
  • Antistatic
  • Steel toecap and composite midsole
  • Heat resistant outsole
  • Dual density rubber sole
  • SRC slip resistant

JCB have 75 years of experience, to celebrate this they made the below video with the boot family.

Our range of safety footwear is vast. Give us a call to discuss your safety boot and safety shoe requirements, 028 9046 0541.

5 Best Work Boots 2023 | Both Men and Women

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