The original British designed Octave Work Sock has been engineered to provide more support than regular socks making them suitable for use in all footwear including steel toe cap boots. PADDED TOE AND HEEL - Offers reinforced steel toe cap protection with Achilles tendon protection and heel protection. Has a mid foot bandage providing firmer padding.HARD WEARING - Instep protection detail and ankle bandage area to enhance durability and protection. Extra cushioned sole / foot bed for maximum all day comfort.MAXIMUM COMFORT AND STAY UP SUPPORT - Super soft feel with a long, high, flexible and comfortable cuff providing firm and secure support. Practical shin guard protection.Over 30 years of clothing experience has enabled us to produce your Octave Work Wear Socks.