Understanding Electrical Hazard (EH) ASTM Ratings

When working in environments with potential electrical hazards, it’s crucial to wear boots that offer proper protection. Electrical Hazard (EH) ASTM ratings are an important factor to consider when choosing work boots, and the Hoss Boot Co. line ensures that a number of their men’s work boots meets the highest safety standards.

Men’s Safety Toe Boot | DieHard Malibu 6″

How EH Ratings Work

Contrary to popular belief, the safety toe material used does not determine the EH rating of a boot. Instead, the rating is based on the boot’s sole and its ability to protect against electrical shock. Hoss Boots with EH ratings are designed to protect you against 18,000 volts when you step on a live current wire.

  • EH ratings are determined by the sole, not the safety toe material
  • Boots with steel toes or composite toes can both have EH ratings
  • Hoss Boots with EH ratings protect against 18,000 volts

Rigorous Testing and Standards

To ensure the highest level of protection, all Hoss Boots are tested for electrical hazard protection according to the latest ASTM standards (F2413-18). In addition to EH ratings, our boots are also tested for slip resistance based on the ASTM F3445-21 standard.

  • All Hoss Boots are tested for EH protection according to ASTM F2413-18
  • Slip resistance testing is conducted based on ASTM F3445-21

When you choose Hoss Boots from DT Footwear, you can have peace of mind knowing that your footwear has been rigorously tested and meets the highest safety standards in the industry.

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