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How to avoid slipping accidents this winter

During the winter season, it is especially important to ensure that your work shoes have adequate anti-slip protection and that you stay warm.

Staying warm means staying safer

Discomfort can lead to poorer work ability. Your ability to think and observe is affected. When your ability to concentrate decreases, the risk of mistakes and accidents increases.

The risk of strain injuries is higher if your joints and muscles cool down. Cooling down also results in reduced muscle function, lower strength, and precision.
The biggest risks are with the combination of low temperature and high wind speed, as the cooling effect can be severe.


The risk of slipping accidents increases when:

  •  When the surface changes, for example when you go from a snow-cleared area to one that is not.
  • When the weather changes, especially around zero.
  • When leaning sideways.
  • When it is dark.
  • When you are in a hurry.
  • When carrying things in your hands.

To counteract the risk of slipping accidents, you obviously need shoes with adequate anti-slip protection. As well as working actively with incident reports and risk assessments.

Developed for your most demanding work days

Protect yourself with JALAS winter shoes. They can handle the very toughest conditions such as cold, snow, wet and slippery surfaces. So that you can feel safe and fully focus on your work. No matter how much snow that falls.

Extreme heat or cold is stressful for the body. This places extra high demands on our work clothes. Especially when it comes to shoes and gloves. When choosing personal protective equipment for cold environments, you should therefore spend a little extra time checking that you have found a product with the right safety features and the right kind of cold protection.



Designed for the extreme

Ice. Cold. Slip. Your work is anything but ordinary. JALAS 1378 Heavy Duty are designed for harsh and cold winter conditions - a perfect combination of extreme safety features, ergonomic comfort and cold protection. A fully lined safety boot for very cold or slippery conditions. 

  • Highest level of protection - S3
  • Thinsulate is a thin, flexible and warming lining that breathes.
  • The oil- and heat-resistant Vibram Arctic Grip outsole provides an extremely good grip on ice.
  • JALAS ® composite toe cap
  • Steel nail tread protection
  • Double shock-absorbing zones, Poron ® XRD ®, in the insole protect feet and knees against long-term damage.

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A GORE-TEX boot for very cold winters

JALAS 1398 Heavy Duty Winter GTX is a waterproof safety boot, ideal for both wet and very cold winters. Upper in protective grain leather and textile for both support and protection. GORE-TEX and fur lining keep your feet dry and warm. The boot has two BOA ® on the side with separate fastening of the foot and shaft, for increased fit and comfort.

  • The high shafts provide right support and protection against blows to the ankles and lower legs.
  • Vibram ® Arctic Grip Pro outsole for superior grip on wet ice.
  • The composite toe cap does not get cold.
  • Nail tread protection made of soft textile.
  • Shock-absorbing zones in Poron XRD protects your feet, back and knees.


The Vibram Arctic Grip Pro outsole prevents slip accidents even on extremely slippery, oily or icy surfaces:

  • Unique grip with metal-free grip lugs
  • Made of heat and oil resistant HNBR rubber
  • Drainage channels lead away oil, water, and dirt
  • Stabilizing support system for the arch of the foot provides a secure grip on ladders and increased stability
  • ESD/antistatic


The GORE-TEX membrane contains tiny pores that are smaller than a drop of water but larger than water vapor. That is why GORE-TEX stops water and still breathes, which keeps the feet dry from the inside as well.

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PORON ® XRD ® A material that is very soft and comfortable with unique shock absorbing properties. Poron ® XRD ® absorbs up to 90 percent of impact energy and thus reduces the effect of blows and shocks.

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