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BarrieT

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 03:40 PM

I am the Technical Manager of an abattoir/processing plant.  Employees in the abattoir wear wellingtons, for obvious reasons, but those in the cutting/processing plant prefer to wear shoes.

 

Currently we supply the standard white 'wipeable' coated leather shoes with protected toe-caps, but these are not really 'washable', as within no time at all scrubbing them in the boot wash reduces them to a visual mess and they need replacing every 3 or 4 months due to this problem.

 

Does anyone know of a truly washable shoe which I guess would be similar to a wellington boot cut off at the ankle, or just above?  It must have protected toe-cap, which rules out any gardening/farming 'wellington-like' shoes I've seen.

 

I have spent hours on Google and the like, with no success - I just can't believe that no manufacturer has produced something suitable for similar food processing use!?

 

Hoping someone out there has seen just the job......!!??



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Posted 10 September 2013 - 03:58 PM

Hi Barrie

 

How about these?

 

http://www.arco.co.u...Wellington Shoe

 

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 04:12 PM

Yes, that sounds (and looks) similar to the US shoes, Crocs.

http://www.crocs.com...default,sc.html


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Posted 10 September 2013 - 04:31 PM

How about something like this:

 

http://www.amazon.co...e/dp/B000BYAP5K



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Posted 10 September 2013 - 05:46 PM

Hi Barrie

 

How about these?

 

http://www.arco.co.u...Wellington Shoe

 

Caz x

 

Yep but not too easy to clean in a boot wash. Sounds like a company policy enforcing the use of 'full wellingtons' is in order.







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