The Top 16 Steel Toe Shoes Reviewed

Remember the old adage: ‘no foot, no horse’? That applies just as much to humans as it does to our former trusty servants!

Taking care of your feet, especially in hazardous working environments, not only makes good sense, it’s actually vital, and it would be false economy to leave your feet exposed to the possibility of injury. In the worst case scenario, this could even mean loss of limbs.

That’s why selecting the best steel toe shoes (also known as safety boots or safety shoes) and the ones which are best suited to your own workplace needs is so important.

And it’s not all about work. There are plenty of hobbies out there which are pretty hazardous, so considering how you’re going to protect your feet from harm is really important.

We’ve put together a guide summarizing the main features to look for to help you select the correct footwear to protect you at work and at play.

Comparison Table - Steel Toe Shoes for Work

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Product Name
Style
Material
Amazon Rating
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Timberland PRO Men's Pitboss 6'' Steel-Toe Boot

Timberland PRO Men's 6'' Pit Boss Steel Toe

Boot

Leather

Caterpillar Second Shift

Caterpillar Men's Second Shift Steel Toe Work Boot

Boot

Leather

Dr Martens Men's Fusion Safety Toe Chelsea Boot

Dr. Martens Men's Fusion Safety Toe Chelsea Boot

Chelsea Boot

Leather

KEEN Utility Men's Atlanta Cool Steel Toe Work Shoe

KEEN Utility Men's Atlanta Cool Steel Toe Work Shoe

Shoe

Leather and mesh 

Caterpillar Men's Oversee Steel Toe Oxford

Caterpillar Men's Oversee Steel Toe Oxford

Lace-up

Leather

Skechers for Work Women's Workshire Peril Steel Toe Boot

Skechers for Work Women's Workshire Peril Steel Toe Boot

Boot

Leather

Timberland PRO Women's 72399 Titan 6'' Safety Toe Boot

Timberland PRO Women's 72399 Titan 6'' Safety Toe Boot

Boot

Leather

Wolverine Women's Piper Comp Toe Work Boot

Wolverine Women's Piper Comp Toe Work Boot

Boot

Leather