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"EH" Electrical Hazard Boots:

Wesco Electrical Hazard boots are special lineman boots designed to provide additional electrical isolation to reduce electrical hazards. They are designed to work in dry conditions.  They are not substitutes for standard electrical safety procedures and their insulating abilities are obviously reduced when working in wet conditions. 

These are excellent lineman boots independent of their "EH" features. In particular they have an excellent, sturdy instep design which is stiff and also protects against penetration hazards. The roomy composite safety toe is perfect for lineman boots.

These "EH" boots meet US ASTM F2413-05 MI/75 C75 EH PR and Canadian CAN/CSA Z195-09 electrical hazard and puncture resistance standards.  They also feature a composite safety toe.  A lot of boots meet some or all of those specs but, beyond that, these are kick ass Wesco lineman boots.  They are sturdy, comfortable, long-lasting and made by professional bootmakers at the Wesco factory in Scappoose, Oregon using the best materials available.

All of the "EH" boots are made with the semi-lace-to-toe lacing pattern.


Prices are further down this page
  • "EH" Electrical Hazard certifications:

    • USA - ASTM F2413-05 MI/75 C75 EH PR
    • Canada - CAN/CSA Z195-09
  • Four configurations are kept in stock in 10" & 16" heights or you can design your own custom built boots in other heights and a larger range of sizes
  • Heavy (7 Ounce / 2.8mm) Oil Tanned Leather
    Black or Brown
  • Foot lined with heavy (4.5 Oz / 1.8mm) glove leather
  • Semi-lace-to-toe lacing pattern
  • Leather Welted Sole Construction
  • Double 9 Iron Leather insoles
  • Heavy Duty, 9 Iron Leather Midsole
  • Vibram®  Soles
  • Combined soling material 1½" thick
  • Extra heavy stitching
  • Composite Safety Toe
  • Extra Heavy Steel Shank Provides Excellent
    Arch Support for Pole Climbing
  • Solid Brass Studs and Eyelets for durability and strength
  • Leather Side Patch
  • Full Gusseted Tongue
  • Cushioned, Removable Insole liner
  • Stocked in 10" and 16" heights
  • Stocked in sizes: 8 → 12 & 13 & 14 in both
    "D" and "E" widths
  • "EH" boots can also be custom made in a wider variety of leather, heights, sizes and options. 

Options on Custom "EH" Boots:

Note: we have two pages of information on Wesco boot features and options - click here

  • The custom version of these "EH" boots has fewer options because of the special design and certification requirements of these boots.
  • Oil Tanned 7 Ounce / 2.8mm Leather :
    Black or Brown
  • Tan laces are standard... black laces are available as an option
  • Boot shafts can optionally be lined with Cambrelle and Thinsulate but leather lining of the boot shafts is not available as an option with these boots. In all cases, however, the vamp / toe area of these boots is always leather lined.
  • Vibram® Soles: logger heel #1270 or #109

The Boot:

This is a special "EH" (Electrical Hazard) version of the classic Highliner lineman boot worn by linemen, cable installers, arborists and tree service workers.

WESCO builds these boots on special lasts expressly designed for producing high quality work boots. The foot area is lined by a smooth inner leather layer which contributes to the strength and comfort of the boot. This extra layer of leather complements the careful fit and excellent arch support. The boot's comfort is further enhanced by a cushioned foot liner like those found in athletic shoes. Our new customers are often surprised when they discover how comfortable these sturdy boots are!

The composite safety toe use in these boots is very roomy... your toes will not be cramped in these boots.

About the boots' sizing - how they fit:

These Wesco boots run true to your US Men's size. Order these boots in your true size or ½ size larger to accommodate multiple or extra heavy socks. It's OK for these lace-up boots to be slightly large since the lacing system will ensure a proper fit. Being slightly large also gives you more latitude in choosing thicker or thinner socks or insole inserts.  These boots are designed to be worn with boot socks.

About the boot's height:

To determine where the top of the boot will be on your leg, measure up from the heel of your stockinged feet along the back of your leg. This should be done while in a seated position with the knee bent at a 90 degree angle.

The initial height of these lineman boots will be 1" shorter than specified.
e.g. if you order a 16" boot, it will come up 15" from your heel. This is normal
for ALL lace-up boots. Read about this in our Boot FAQ here.

As they break in, these boots drop in height a bit because of creasing at the ankles.
To convert from Centimeters to inches, divide the height in Centimeters by 2.54.


Stock "EH" Electrical Hazard Lineman Boots

( no options -- "off the shelf" boots -- usually ship quickly )
Style # Leather Lacing Style Height Heel Sole Stocked Sizes  
Black Semi-Lace-to-Toe
Lacing Style
16" Logger #109 8 → 12 & 13 & 14
D & E widths
Brown Semi-Lace-to-Toe
Lacing Style
16" Logger #1270 8 → 12 & 13 & 14
D & E widths
Black Semi-Lace-to-Toe
Lacing Style
10" Logger #109 8 → 12 & 13 & 14
D & E widths
Brown Semi-Lace-to-Toe
Lacing Style
10" Logger #1270 8 → 12 & 13 & 14
D & E widths
Order Stock Boots All stock Wesco "EH" boots are made with the features described above under Features.

If you would like other choices for any of those construction details please see the list of available options for the custom made versions of these "EH" Lineman boots. These are listed in the  Options above.

You can visit the custom Wesco "EH" order form to see more detailed information without placing an order.
Click here to learn
the differences
between stock,
custom and made
to measure boots

Size Range for Stock "EH" Boots:

These boots are available in sizes shown in green.

8 ½ 9 ½ 10 ½ 11 ½ 12 ½ 13 ½ 14

Custom "EH" Electrical Hazard Lineman Boots

( you choose height, leather, soles, lining, insulation, etc. -- made to order -- takes about )
Custom Boot Prices
10" $439
12" $452
14" $457
16" $467
18" $511
20" $565
1" = 2.54 cm
Prices for Options
Black or Brown Oil tanned leather No Charge
Vibram® Soles:  logger heel #1270 or #109 No charge
Cambrelle & Thinsulate lined legs $74
Black laces No charge
Order Custom Boots You can visit the order form to see more detailed
information without placing an order.

Size / Width Table for Wesco Custom Voltfoe "EH" Lineman Boots

2 ½ 3 ½ 4 ½ 5 ½ 6 ½ 7 ½ 8 ½ 9 ½ 10 ½ 11 ½ 12 ½ 13 ½ 14 ½ 15 ½ 16 ½ 17 ½ 18 ½ 19½  
AAA                           AAA
AA                       AA
A                     A
B                     B
C                   C
D               D
E                 E
EE                       EE
EEE                       EEE

2 ½ 3 ½ 4 ½ 5 ½ 6 ½ 7 ½ 8 ½ 9 ½ 10 ½ 11 ½ 12 ½ 13 ½ 14 ½ 15 ½ 16 ½ 17 ½ 18 ½ 19½  

  This table shows the U.S. men's size range for the custom Wesco Voltfoe "EH" lineman boots.
The boots can be made in any size / width combination shown in green.


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