Ulti-Met Boot

 

 
 
 

Fran Hildwine, BS, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P | | Monday, November 12, 2007


Protecting your feet during firefighting and rescue operations is an important part of a personal protective equipment (PPE) ensemble. For years, rescue boots have been made with steel shanks to save your feet from punctures and skin guards for lower-leg protection. Now, the Ulti-Met Boot from Thorogood offers a new layer of protection to the top of your foot that uses an I-MET metatarsal protection to guard your feet from heavy objects. The NFPA-approved boot contains a waterproof barrier and is compliant with bloodborne pathogen requirements.

VITALS

Sizes: 5-18 (medium, wide & extra-wide)

Weight: 6.5 lbs.

Cost: $350

www.weinbrennerusa.com

800/826-0002


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