Our 100% Comfort Guaranteed work boots are available from our trusted Steel Blue retailers.
The Parkes Zip is a 5-inch Zip and Lace-up Hiker style work boot with padded collar and tongue for all-day comfort.
The Parkes Zip features a TPU Outsole that is heat resistant to 266ºF, includes Electrical Hazard (EH) properties, Slip & Oil Resistant capabilities, and performs well on below freezing conditions. The premium full-grain cowhide Leather is Water Resistant while the Scuff Cap provides additional protection of the leather.
All Steel Blue boots feature our famous Trisole which works to cushion your feet, knees, hips and lower back from day-to-day fatigue.
All this is backed by our 60-Day 100% Comfort Guarantee.
This style is available in Medium (M) and Wide (W) fit options. Steel Blue Parkes Zip Boots are independently certified to major international safety standards and the American Standard ASTM F2413.
To view a complete overview of International Safety Footwear Standards, click here.
Full Grain Leather - Black
Full Grain is a Pull Up Oiled Leather that is generally considered as the highest quality Leather. Our premium Cowhide Leather is ethically and environmentally sourced from members of the Leather Working Group (LWG).
ErgoDefender™ (Steel Toe Cap)
Designed to meet American Safety Footwear Certification ASTM F2413, this technology offers premium protection for your toes.
Ortho Rebound® Footbed
Our patented Ortho Rebound® Footbed is uniquely designed to reduce foot fatigue. Made from high quality Polyurethane, it always retains its shape and thickness to ensure support from heel to toe, is antifungal, and the high wicking material keeps your feet cool and dry.
Strategically placed high-tech Poron® pads are placed in the sole and under your foot’s peak stress areas. We included Poron® in our Trisole® Comfort Technology, which is now the benchmark for safety boots.
A durable Outsole, providing a high tolerance against cuts, abrasion, splitting and cracking, as well as a high resistance to most oils and chemicals.
Fastening - Zip
The Industrial Grade Zip on our Zip Sided boots allows you to lace up for comfort, then use the zip for quick access.
All Steel Blue boots are made from premium Cowhide Leather. The durable, yet supple Leather assists with less break-in time, making our work boots comfortable from day one.
ErgoDefender™ (Steel Toe Cap)
Made from hardened steel for premium toe protection.
Our standard durable outsole with heat resistance to 266°F. TPU Outsoles offer 0.40 Slip Resistance in accordance with the F2913-11 Coefficient of Friction Forward Flat Slip Oily & Wet Test.
Electrical Hazard (EH)
Non-conductive, offering secondary protection for accidental contact with live electrical currents.
Slip & Oil Resistance
Steel Blue Outsoles offer premium Slip and Oil Resistant capabilities.
A special tanning process treatment means all Steel Blue boots are water resistant.
An abrasion resistant, streamlined toe cover that covers more of the boot.
Lace Up for comfort, then use the side zips for quick access.
A classic fastening for snug, well-fitting work boots.
A renewable resource that offers long-term antibacterial and antimicrobial protection against fungus, bacteria and the odors caused by bacteria.