As a specialist company with over 30 years of experience, Erkes safety technology offers a comprehensive range of services covering all aspects of key services, alarm systems, video surveillance and burglary protection. We talked to the owner Klemens Erkes about his work in safety engineering.

The ELTEN Outdoor Showroom

Special times call for special measures. And we would not be ELTEN if we did not find an innovative solution to present our new products and technologies again this year. The ELTEN outdoor showroom!

The industry world of occupational footwear

Some workplaces require a protective toe cap in the shoe, such as in construction, where heavy objects can fall on the foot. In other professions there are no mechanical risks from impact and pressure, so toe protection is not necessary. In this blog post, you can find out in which industries shoes without a toe cap, so-called occupational footwear, are used and how they differ from safety shoes.

Safety sandals for the summer

With our ELTEN S1P or S1 safety sandals, featuring our BOA® Fit System or in our ladies' fit, we have the ideal solutions for hot days ready to hand – and we're taking the fight to sweaty feet and blisters. Read more about our summer all-rounder here!

5 tips for sweaty feet in safety shoes

No sweat, no glory? Maybe. However, sweaty feet are not particularly pleasant. Especially when you wear your shoes for eight hours or more and don't see any way to air the "cheesy feet". The feet get tired, every step feels heavy. Concentration levels drop, there is an increased risk of missteps. Find here 5 tips for sweaty feet in safety shoes.


Our MADDOX is already a real classic – even though it has everything a modern safety shoe needs! It combines comprehensive protective properties with optimal wearing comfort and a sporty look. Meanwhile, a real “family” has grown around the MADDOX – with lots of variations.
11. Mai 2021 / von Klaas van de Loo
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