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English translation: safety boots

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Spanish term or phrase:botas de casquillo
English translation:safety boots
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02:19 Feb 4, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: botas de casquillo
protective equipment for stevedores handling dangerous materials.
Reinforced toe?
Thanks!
wendy griswold
Local time: 08:09
safety boots
Explanation:
you can add "reinforced toe" but i don't think it's necessary. Besides the whole boot is sometimes reinforced!
hope it helps
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Albert Golub
Local time: 14:09
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nareinforce safety boots
Maria Taggart
nasteel-toed bootsGerard Burns
naHARD-TOE SHOE
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
nasteel tipped/toe safety boots (or similar)xxxLia Fail
nasteel-reinforced safety boots
Davorka Grgic
nasafety bootsAlbert Golub


  

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53 mins
safety boots


Explanation:
you can add "reinforced toe" but i don't think it's necessary. Besides the whole boot is sometimes reinforced!
hope it helps

Albert Golub
Local time: 14:09
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 146
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All the answers were great. Thanks for being prompt and accurate.
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1 hr
steel-reinforced safety boots


Explanation:

A couple of examples:
... in which they were involved. Many of the injuries could have been avoided had the employee been wearing STEEL-REINFORCED SAFETY or BOOTS. These shoes are ...

www.fsai.on.ca/CC01_022.HTM

... the humble but venerable Dutch clog can go toe-to-toe with STEEL-REINFORCED SAFETY BOOTS in the workplace. "We were very tough on them, and they came through ...
www.dutchwoodenshoes.com/Merchant2/html/safety.htm

Suerte

Davorka

Davorka Grgic
Local time: 14:09
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 498

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Parrot

xxxOso
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2 hrs
steel tipped/toe safety boots (or similar)


Explanation:
Safety Steel Tipped Heavy Duty Boots

Safety Steel Tipped Work Boots

THESE EXTRACTS ARE FROM THIS PAGE OF BOOTS
http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:community.wow.net/amose...


Employers should adopt contingency measures to provide safety equipment and personal protective equipment, such as safety helmets, waterproof ***safety boots, raincoats etc., for the safety of essential staff who remain on duty.
FROM
http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:www.lrpu.labour.gov.hk/...

...specific gear such as safety wear, steel toe work boots and other...
FROM
http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:web.ukonline.co.uk/wist...

I think you have to include the 'steel toe/tipped' part. The greatest danger, probably, for stevedore feet, is something crushing their toes. Also the use of 'casquillo' would require this element to be included.

xxxLia Fail
Spain
Local time: 14:09
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1368

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Gabriela Frazao

Liliana Vitor
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5 hrs
HARD-TOE SHOE


Explanation:
The reason for this word is that stevedores wear shoes with a hard protective metal covering that protects their toes in case something falls on them. Thus: hard toe+ shoe.

Regards,
B.Deffenbaugh

Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 06:09
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 219
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1 day 6 hrs
reinforce safety boots


Explanation:
this are boots made of material to protect the workers feet

Maria Taggart
Local time: 08:09
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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3 days 9 hrs
steel-toed boots


Explanation:
This was the most common term when I wore them, but I´ve also seen "steel-toed safety boots," and "Steel-reinforced boots," (as I think someone else came close to suggesting).


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Gerard Burns
Local time: 10:09
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