LASRA has a full range of tests available to assist the needs of the global footwear industry. Equally important is the ability
to interpret tests results and offer real solutions on how to rectify problems to best effect. This is due to the experience of our staff with over thirty years in the industry. We have worked with clients in all aspects of footwear component design, manufacture and production. This extends the full range from infants footwear into casual, fashion, special purpose, industrial, safety and military footwear, ranging in size from the smallest to the largest organisations on the planet.


We have clients all over the world in all sectors of industry, who regularly call on our expertise, to the extent that our footwear technology business area grows by a significant margin year by year. Our expertise is sought after at technical, corporate and government level in more nations then our own. We also participate in national and international standards committee works.


Safety testing for footwear can be offered to the following standards

• AS/NZS 2210.3 for Australasia

• EN ISO 20345 for Europe

• ASTM D 2413 for USA

• CSA Z41 for Canada

• AS/NZS 4821 Fire fighters Australasia

• EN 15090 Fire fighters Europe

• EN 13832 protecting against chemicals and micro-organisms

• EN 50321 for working on low voltage installations
• BS EN ISO 17249 Footwear with resistance to chainsaw cutting


We can test:

• Upper leathers and linings

• Non leather uppers and linings

• Insoles

• Shanks

• Toe puffs

• Soles

• Adhesives


and many more.



Download and read all about Footwear Testing at LASRA pdf (421kb)


If you would like any footwear testing feel free to querie Peter Roy, our Senior Technical Officer.