Most Popular safety and work boots

Best-selling safety footwear from Steel Blue

Steel Blue has been a leader in work boot technology for over 25 years. Premium quality boots should support you to be the best at what you do. We’ve developed the best boots for every trade through continuous innovation and a commitment to comfort.

Discover some of the men’s and women’s styles that remain popular year after year – and the technology behind these work boots.

Most popular safety boots
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Safety boots features

ErgoDefender™ (Steel Toe Cap)

ErgoDefender™ (Steel Toe Cap)

Made from hardened steel for premium toe protection.
Metatarsal Guard

Metatarsal Guard

Steel Blue’s Met-Guard offers composite plated protection for your foot’s metatarsal area.
Electrical Hazard (EH)

Electrical Hazard (EH)

Non-conductive, offering secondary protection for accidental contact with live electrical currents.

Met-Guard Boots

Our revolutionary Met-Guard boot with internal metatarsal protection, is the ultimate solution for impact protection that goes above and beyond. Say goodbye to foot injuries with our Met-Guard range, without compromising on the unparalleled comfort that we provide every day. The Steel Blue Met-Guard range of boots include the 6 inch pull on Hobart for men and women, Argyle with a zip and without, the 10 in pull on Heeler and Blue Heeler, and the Ladies Southern Cross Zip. No matter what style you prefer, Steel Blue has the perfect Met-Guard for you.

Contractors, Demolition Crew, Heavy Engineers, and Scaffolders have all chosen our Mets as their go-to option for that extra layer of protection. It’s no wonder why it’s such a popular choice among professionals in these fields.

Rest assured, all Steel Blue safety boots that feature our Met-Guard meet the highest standards of American Safety Footwear Certification ASTM F2413

Ladies Met DFW

Southern Cross Zip® safety boots

The Southern Cross Zip® shines among the best safety boots like a diamond in the roughest conditions. This ankle boot is 150mm high. An instant classic, popular with tradies across the country.

Available in our men’s work boot range with optional safety features such as Steel Toe protection, scuff cap, bump cap, met-guard, electrical hazard and the choice of a zip or Lace Up fastening style. The Southern Cross Zip® is also available in our women’s range.

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Southern Cross Zip® work boots

Southern Cross Zip - Sand
7-15 and 8.5-11.5 (Medium Fit) | 8-14 and 8.5-11.5 (Wide Fit)
Southern Cross Zip
Southern Cross Zip Ladies: Jungle - Sand
5-11 whole size and 6.5-9.5 half sizes
Southern Cross Zip Ladies:
Southern Cross Zip Ladies: PR Midsole - Purple
5-11 whole sizes and 6.5-9.5 half sizes
Southern Cross Zip Ladies:

Steel Blue Blue Heeler® work boots

Steel Blue Blue Heeler® boots are an American icon. The square toe is instantly recognizable and the first ever square toe steel cap made with a direct injected sole. Made to last and be comfortable from the first wear.  Ideal on any construction job, mine site or manufacturing operation.

True skill needs a strong footing. Every pair of Steel Blue work boots features our patented Ortho Rebound® footbed and Trisole® Comfort Technology cushioning system for all day comfort.


Blue Heeler® work boots

Square Toe
Steel Blue - Blue Heeler - Oak
7-15 and 8.5-11.5 (Medium Fit) | 8-14 and 8.5-11.5 (Wide Fit)
Steel Blue - Blue Heeler

Parkes Zip work boots

The Parkes Zip packs Steel Blue’s safety and comfort technology into a lower 95mm ankle height. Ideal for construction, delivery drivers and warehouse staff, the Parkes Zip is a lightweight safety boot designed to work hard.

The laces allow you to adjust the fit for comfort and the side zip provides easy access without needing to unlace. With additional safety options across the men’s range, the Parkes Zip is a truly high-performing safety boot.

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Parkes Zip work boots

Parkes Zip - Black
7-15 and 8.5-11.5 (Medium Fit) 8-14 and 8.5-11.5 (Wide Fit)
Parkes Zip

Hobart work boots

The Hobart remains our most popular Pull-On work boot for men and women. With safety and Soft Toe boot options, both made from the same high-quality leather, the Hobart meets any challenge head-on.

The Hobart provides the all-day support and guaranteed comfort you expect from Australia’s leading work boot manufacturer for Landscapers, Farmers, Scaffolders, and a long list of tradespeople. Find your favorite Hobart Pull On boot in 4 colors and a range of safety boot options to suit your trade.

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Hobart work boots

Hobart - Black
7-15 and 8.5-11.5 (Medium Fit) | 8-14 and 8.5-11.5 (Wide Fit)
Hobart Ladies - Sand
5-11 whole sizes and 6.5-9.5 half sizes
Hobart Ladies
New Arrival
Hobart Scuff: Black - Black
7-15 and 8.5-11.5 (Medium Fit) | 8-14 and 8.5-11.5 (Wide Fit)
Hobart Scuff: Black
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