Global Safety Shoes Market 2017-2021
About Safety Shoes
Safety shoes forms one of the segments of the personal protective equipment market. Personal protective equipment (PPE) constitutes products that are worn by workers for protecting themselves from occupational hazards. PPE is used across several industries such as manufacturing, chemical, construction, oil and gas, food processing, pharmaceuticals, and others. Harm may also come from other quarters such as work carried out at home. Such harm can often result in life-threatening injuries that are caused by factors such as noise, low visibility, explosion, chemicals, cuts, airborne particles, abrasions, and fire.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global safety shoes market to grow at a CAGR of 5.28% during the period 2017-2021.
Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global safety shoes market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the sales of different types of safety shoes across various end-user industries.
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Safety Shoes Market 2017-2021
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global safety shoes market: Honeywell, Bata, WL Gore & Associates, and Rock Fall.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Acme, Zaininternational, XO Footwear, HIGH-TECH SHOES, KARAM, COFRA, SIMON, Liberty Shoes, and DUNLOP PROTECTIVE FOOTWEAR.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is ergonomically designed safety shoes. Safety shoes are ergonomically designed, which aims to provide protection and support to the natural movement of the human body. Meeting the ergonomic criteria for personal protective equipment such as safety shoes is essential criteria. It makes the manufacturers accountable for ensuring the safety of use, health and hygiene of the wearer, and ergonomic properties of their protective products.”
According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is Increase in safety standards. The increase in safety standards by regulatory bodies will compel end-user industries to adhere to safety practices such as the use of safety shoes. Non-adherence to the guidelines may result in heavy penalties issued by regulatory bodies such as OSHA. American National Standards Institute (ANSI) makes it mandatory for the manufacturers of safety shoes to meet the performance standards.
Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is Improper selection of shoes. Selection of safety shoes for different jobs poses a challenge to the market. Safety shoes are of different types and are designed to protect against specific threats. Hence, it becomes essential to select appropriate shoes that befit the industrial requirement.
Honeywell, Bata, WL Gore & Associates, Rock Fall, Acme, Zaininternational, XO Footwear, HIGH-TECH SHOES, KARAM, COFRA, SIMON, Liberty Shoes, and DUNLOP PROTECTIVE FOOTWEAR
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