Coal mining boots are a type of heavy duty industrial footwear specifically designed to provide support and protection in coal mining environments. Coal mining boots are generally manufactured using oiled waterproof leathers or abrasion resistant waterproof rubbers that are lined with insulating and compression resistant materials to withstand extreme environment conditions. Coal mining boots also feature slip-resistant soles with steel toe, metatarsal guards and toe box rubber overlays which are designed to protect against high impact, puncture or compression.
Lacrosse cleats are lace-up, athletic footwear specially designed for the practice of the Lacrosse sport. Lacrosse cleats generally feature ankle-high uppers for ankle support and protruding nubs at the bottom of the sole to increase traction on the field.