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Top 3 Safety Shoes/Joggers for Tradies

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 Safety shoes or more popularly known as safety joggers are one of the fastest growing categories in safety footwear in Australia and New Zealand. With the growth of industries such as warehousing, logistics and courier, the demand for these types of safety jogger has grown enormously. WorkwearHub the leading stockist of safety footwear has reviewed three of the most popular in their extensive range.

FXD owned by Skate company Globe, have taken all before them in the Workwear market since announcing themselves only a decade ago. They have become famous for their premium workwear; it was only a matter of time through strong demand that they would enter into the work boot market as well. Rigorously wear tested before release, the FXD WJ-1 jogger is available in three colours, Black/Black, Black/Camo and Black/White. The stylish nylon ripstop uppers adds superior breathability and durability for all day wearer performance. The extreme comfort comes from features like the high grade Nitrolite midsole and composite toe cap that also provides complete safety whilst making the shoe super light. Quickly this has become one of the most popular safety joggers in the Australia and New Zealand marketplaces.


Puma is a world-famous sports apparel brand that was founded in Germany in 1948 by Rudolf Dassler. Since entering the safety footwear market in Australia and NZ, it has achieved high growth with many tradies deciding to choose the Puma brand as their boot of choice. One of the most popular options is the Pace 2.0 safety jogger that comes with a load of functionality and features.  Lightweight microfibre breathable mesh uppers and linings aid all day comfort along with an anti-fatigue mid-sole and an anatomically designed innersole. It also has an anti-penetration midsole and composite toe cap adding to the lightweight, comfortable nature of the shoe.  

The shoe is also Vegan friendly and looks extremely stylish and sleek.


Puma Pace 2.0 Safety Shoe - Grey/Yellow product page

New Balance is a household name around the world. Founded in the USA over 100 years ago, the brand is well known in sporting circles, many famous athletes and teams wear the brand and swear by the technical benefits of the brand. Since entering the Australian safety footwear market, the have quickly gained popularity as a premium brand loaded with technical features, comfort and styling that is uniquely New Balance. The Logic Safety work shoe Black/Orange has been the biggest seller as it ticks all the boxes that the Australian workforce seeks in a safety jogger. It has all the benefits of the New Balance running technology combined with an anti-perforation midsole, slip-resistant outsole and a super comfortable PU insole. The composite toe adds to the lightweight nature of the shoe and if you are traveling by air you won’t have to take them off as they are airport friendly.

 New Balance Logic Safety Work Shoe - Black/Orange product page

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