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Why should you buy Steel Blue boots?

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Steel Blue has been tradies number one safety boot brand for almost 30 years. From styles like the Argyle, or Southern Cross to the Hobart and Parkes, Steel Blue has more than enough styles and colours to satisfy any tradie. With premium materials, Steel Blue have continued to make top of the line products so that tradies can perform at their absolute best. But like Steel Blue, there are so many brands that continues to create their products with stylish designs, countless features and comfort in mind. Why is Steel Blue any different? There are 3 main reasons why Steel Blue should be your next pair of work boots; Comfort, safety, and that they're Australian owned.

Woman standing in work boots on the road


Steel Blue has almost 30 years of experience making work boots. So it's no surprise they're one of the leading brands within Australia. Comfort is one of Steel Blue's main focus for creating their safety boots. They utilise the latest technology and materials to put your comfort first. Steel Blue boots are indorsed by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA), and they use their own Trisole Comfort Technology, which is specifically designed to hold and support your entire foot. The Trisole Comfort Technology is made up of 3 stages; Patented Ortho Rebound Footbed, midsole and an outsole. Steel Blue's men's and women's work boots includes a 30-day 100% comfort guarantee. 

Each Steel Blue boot has: 

  • Water resistant leather upper
  • Either non-safety, steel or non-metallic toe cap
  • Footbed cover
  • Polyurethane footbed
  • Flexible anti-microbial insole 
  • Support shank
  • Anti-bacterial PORON Inserts
  • Penetration resistant midsole
  • Lightweight shock absorbing midsole
  • Strong Thermoplastic Urethane or heat resistant Nitrile Rubber Outsole


A long with comfort, safety is obviously an important feature of any work boot. Steel Blue have improved industry standards to keep tradies safe, by not just stopping at safety, but supporting tradies who need to wear work boots all day. Steel Blue collaborated with leading manufacturers to design custom pieces for their safety boots, like their anti-chaff lining or their industrial grade zips. When it comes to toe caps, Steel Blue offers the composite toe cap, as well as their standard steel toe caps. Steel Blue has also improved standards across the board by earning the European Safety Certificate (CE EN ISO 20345) and USA Safety Footwear Certification (ASTM F2413).


Steel Blue was born in Western Australia, and have been creating innovative work boots since 1995. Steel Blue have moved their manufacturing internationally, but that doesn't change who Steel Blue is, and what their mission is. Being 100% Aussie owned, they can tend to tradies needs much easier, and more personally. From their 30 day 100% comfort guarantee, to their relationship with real Aussie tradies, to hear their responses, and use that to help create new, more useful products. 

Woman in work boots sitting on chair


Steel Blue have been on top for almost 30 years, and they still continue to push industry standards for many more years to come. From safety, to comfort, Steel Blue has seemed to find the perfect recipe for a great work boot, and tradies are loving it. Steel Blue have been tradies go-to work boot brand for years, and it's not secret why. They continue to produce strong work boots, they help keep tradies safe while holding and supporting their feet properly and safely. 

We at WorkwearHub are very happy to have Steel Blue as one of our top brands. Having most of their range, we have formed a great partnership with them and are excited to continue our work together!


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