The gold standard of work boots among city construction workers is the Timberland Men's Waterproof 6 Inch Premium Boot. When I was down at the Javits Center after 9/11 to volunteer, people wearing sneakers were told in no uncertain terms that they'd get hurt. When disaster strikes, the ground can be littered with sharp objects. If you're going to be walking around in that environment you need to protect your feet. Yes there are more exotic, expensive and tougher boots out there but these do the job. You might also want to invest in a few packs of Blist-O-Ban blister bandages. The NY Times ran a story recently about various blister treatment options and this brand came out on top.
11 months ago