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HAIX Black Eagle Safety 55 Mid Side Zip

Lightweight safety boot with side-zip convenience

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Product information "HAIX Black Eagle Safety 55 Mid Side Zip"
Boot height in inches 5 inches
Certification ASTM F 2413, CAN/CSA-Z195, NFPA 1999
Climate system Yes
Color Black
Conductivity Electrical hazard
Fastener Lace up, Side Zipper
Gender Male
Inner liner CROSSTECH®
Item number 620012
Primary use EMS, Station Wear
Product type Factory firsts
Puncture protection Non-metallic
Safety toe HX-03 C
Shank TPU R3000
Sole 019
Technologies Absorption, Anti Slip, Classified UL, Classified UL Canada, Climate, CROSSTECH®, Electric Hazard Resistance, Protective Over Cap made of Rubber or TPU, Protective Sole, Sun Reflect
Upper material Milled Leather
Waterproof Yes

When You Want a Boot You Can Rely on
Trust Black Eagle Safety 52 Mid

HAIX® knows how hard you work. Reward your feet with the Black Eagle Safety 52 Mid Boot. This mid length boot wears like a comfortable shoe while protecting your feet like a shield of armor. Women and men alike will find their perfect size. The Black Eagle leather work boots are slip resistant, whatever the surface you are walking on. At 5.5 inches tall and matches-everything black leather, these shoes are sure to be a winner.
As the lightest safety footwear HAIX® produces, this shoe, which works like a boot, will keep you safe, even when working around around electrical hazards. Sizes start at 4.5 and go up to 15; women will be glad to have a safety shoe which offers smaller sizes for them while men with big feet no longer need to feel crammed into boots that are too small. Try the Black Eagle, and watch your results soar.

Upper Materials Used in the Construction

Made with smooth, waterproof leather on the outside, HAIX® Sun Reflect leather helps keep your footwear looking good and feeling cool. Sun protection treated leather ensures that your feet enjoy a cool, comfortable climate even on the inside. Enjoy the ASTM certified carbon composite safety toe cap; your toes will thank you if they ever get in a pinch! Also ASTM rated for electrical hazard resistance in its metal free construction.
HAIX® Climate System is made for these shoes to provide enough airflow through to avoid uncomfortable moisture and sweat. Helps to maintain the natural temperature balance in your footwear which especially important when having to spend long days on your feet. A storage compartment at the front of the boot keeps laces tucked away and out of sight. A clever rear pull tab at the top of the heel helps you pull these shoes on when you need to get going fast.

Insole, Lining and Footbed Of The HAIX® Black Eagle

The HAIX® Black Eagle Safety Boots are designed to cushion and support your feet while providing you with a removable, and washable, antibacterial insole which is cushioned and moisture repellant. Special CROSSTECH® inner lining is blood borne pathogen and chemical resistant. CROSSTECH® has created an insulated liner which is also waterproof and breathable for maximum comfort. The material is moisture wicking to keep you dry under any conditions. The HAIX Secura Liner® is specially designed to never wrinkle up or pull out of the footwear, making wrinkles a memory rather than a problem.

On the inside, the built in arch support of the Black Eagle Safety 52 mid hugs your heels and supports your arches to prevent standing fatigue while pronation support in the mid and insole area keeps your ankles from rolling or twisting away from you.

The Sole of HAIX®

Metal free puncture protection is a standard part of the HAIX® Black Eagle Safety Boot. Designed to be non-marking, the outsole gives you all weather, heel to toe grip and support. Note the tooth like pattern on the outer rubber, made for grip without catching and holding small rocks and other debris. An oil, fuel, and skid resistant rubber/pu outsole keeps you on your toes all day long.


With its footwear certifications, HAIX® delivers on the promise of premium footwear for hard-working men and women across the country.
ASTM F 2413-2011 - an international safety boot standard from ASTM.
CAN/CSA-Z195-2014 - CSA and Canadian standards for safety and work boots.

  • Engineered in Germany
  • Our lightest weight safety shoe
  • HAIX® Sun Reflect leather keeps feet cooler in direct sunlight
  • Carbon Composite safety toe protection
  • Metal free puncture resistant midsole
  • CROSSTECH® inner liner, waterproof, breathable, bacteria, chemical, and bloodborne pathogen resistant
  • Electrical Hazard Rated (EH)
  • Cushiony, moisture-wicking, anti-bacterial insole with “AIRFLOW” channels
  • Pronation support
  • Smart lacing system for easy adjustment and lace lock
  • Completely metal free
  • Durable slip resistant sole offering improved heel to toe control in all weather conditions. Resistant to heat, oil, and gasoline, as well as non-marking
  • Out of warranty footwear can be refurbished with original factory parts through an extended wear package. This package includes any necessary replacement or repair of stitching, profiled rubber toe caps, insoles, and retreading of soles. Footwear will be cleaned and deodorized. HAIX footwear owners also have the option of a sole retread only or a toe cap replacement only.

HAIX® offers an Extended Wear Program, click here for more details

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Customer reviews for "HAIX Black Eagle Safety 55 Mid Side Zip"
1 Mar 2022

Very happy

Really hard to pull the trigger on spending that amount of money, but glad I did so far. Easy on and off all day at work. Still breaking in, but very light and move like a hiker and not like a clunky heavy boot

24 Sep 2021

Second pair

This is my second pair of these great boots. First pair after four years of twice daily horse feeding began to fail at sole/upper join. No leaks however! For my foot, the side zip is OK only with the use of elastic laces. With them, easy on/off and a snug fit. Composite toe good for horse missteps.

20 Aug 2021


This is my second pair of boot I have ordered from Haix. The first ones were the Airpower and they lasted me almost 5 years, the only reason I did not get thos again is because I did not care for the front zip. So far these boots have not disappointed me, they are light, waterproof and most of all comfortable. These are comfortable enough where I do not rush to get out of them as soon as I can and carry wear them for 18 hours during my shift and not hate them. I would recommend these to anyone.

11 Jun 2021

Excellent Boot, Excellent Service

Like many, I have spent thousands on boots over the years and barely was able to get a single season out of them. The HAIX boot is in its own league. Great fit, and working with HAIX was simple and straightforward. They’ve already been put to the test and surpassed even my high expectations. They are pricey but they are incredibly well made and will outlast anything Ive tried before. My next pair will be a winter boot, and it’s coming from HAIX for sure.

14 May 2021

Excellent boot

Great boot for the money. Awesome quality and comfortable. Use daily for EMS and station wear. Solid boot great job HAIX!!!

8 Dec 2020

Beautifull & awesome boots

So these are very good looking boots. They are not the typical big bulky work boots. They are very sleek design you can wear them and not look like you just came off a construction site. Besides that they are extremely comfortable out of the box and the zipper part makes it easy to take them off or on. Very good protection all the way around but yet still looks like a designer footwear. The only issue is that they are narrow. I have wide feet and had to order the extra wide ones to fit perfect. Also like all HAIX boots they run large so order a half to one size smaller than usually. Highly recommended just get one size smaller and one size wider and you will love these boots. Extremely high quality inside and out. 6 stars out of 5 !!!

1 Jul 2020

Really Good Boots and comfortable!

I only buy Haix boots, after wearing out a pair of the R series boots, decided to try a side zip to see if I liked them. All and all they are greatly comfortable! I have plantar fasciitis and these boots work great, but so did my R1s. Easy to get off but no so easy to get on. Don't have a problem kicking them off to get in turnout gear but putting them on I have to use both the straps to get them on. Fit is right and true to size. My opinion if you are a firefighter and have to keep getting in and out of your station boots, go with the R or XR front zip boots. If you are running a lot of EMS calls and don't come out of them a lot, these boots are a little better and easier to clean under the laces than the front zip boots.

9 Jun 2020

Just great

I'm impressed with the quality of the boots. The height is shorter than I'm used to, but I am getting used to them. The size 16 fit me perfectly. Excellent communication, excellent options and lots of paperwork included that explains all the features. I won't look anywhere else for boots now.

27 Apr 2020

Too tight, never broken in

These boots look great, but I had to order one size smaller than my normal size. I wore them around the station for a couple of days to ensure they’d fit well, which I thought they would after breaking in. After two months they’re still to tight in the toe box (even with the extra side) and the soles get more uncomfortable each day. Wish I hadn’t gotten rid of the box! My feet have been hurting so badly after shift that I’ve literally stopped wearing them. Ended up being a waste of a lot of money and a hard learned lesson.

Admin 4 May 2020

Hi Jesse,

Thank you for taking the time to review the Black Eagle Safety 55 Mid Side Zip. We are happy that you like the look of the boots but we apologize that you had issues with the fit and tightness in the toe box. Those boots can run narrow on some people. I do believe, however, that you were able to speak with our Customer Service Dept. and they were able to find a solution to the issue. We hope these boots will now serve you well and you will consider HAIX again in the future. Stay safe out there!

11 Jan 2020

Amazing Boot

These are the boots provided to us at our EMS company. I love them. My only complaint is there is a slight squeak. They do run about half a size big.

Admin 16 Jan 2020

Hi Chrystal,

Thank you for providing feedback on the Black Eagle Safety 55 Mid Side Zip. I apologize that you had a slight squeaking issue with the boots, but after speaking with our Customer Service Dept., I believe they were able to find a solution to the problem to get your boots back out in the field. We hope they continue to serve you well. Stay safe out there!

16 Nov 2019

Decent Boot

Have worn these boots for about a few weeks now. They are considerably lighter than other boots I’ve worn. They seem clunky though. They are a comfortable boot but they have a very bad squeak to them. Not sure if they aren’t broken in quite yet or if it’s the boot itself. I’ve had the AirPower R2s in the past and those squeaked pretty bad. They fit differently than other Haix boots. By that I mean these run a little bigger than say the R2s and R1s I’ve previously had. Got these in a 13 which is what I wore in other Haix boots but a 13 in these my foot slides around. Maybe I got the boot a half size smaller and the squeak wasn’t there it would go from a decent boot to a great boot.

2 Sep 2019

Tough Enough

I have not broken in these boots hence my 8/10 rating. They feel a bit clunky but they have definitely done the job. Wearing these on an 8 or 10 hour shift I have not felt any discomfort and my feet do not feel sweaty. The upper part of the toe is very strong. A small oxygen tank was accidentally dropped on my foot but I never felt it.

I would recommend the purchase of this pair of boots as well as the brush kit and polish. These are an investment and should be taken care of. Once I break them in more I will edit my review but as of now I have no regrets with this purchase.

4 Oct 2018

Great boots

I've had them for almost 2 weeks and so far so good, the break in period was about 2 days and now they're awesome

8 Aug 2018


Bought these to replace my worn out GSG-9 HAIXboots, got them, and, ended up wearing them 4 days in a row, 12 hours per day!!!!! No, problems, great fit, comfortable right out of the box!!!! Will buy more.......and recommend them highly to my friends and co-workers!!!!!!!!!

1 Jul 2018


These boots are by the best that I have owned. They took about a week to break in and they feel amazing and I can wear them all day! I will definitely be doing future business with Haix!

10 Jun 2018

No break-in period needed. Impressive details.

I bought these as my first pair of Haix last week. I hesitated to order boots online without trying them on, but recommendations from friends got me over it. It turns out the sizing instructions were spot-on. I wore the boots 10 hours a day for four days straight, in the office and in the field with no discomfort. I put them on, adjusted them, then forgot about them. Until a fire extinguisher dropped on my toes and I felt nothing. :) They can be adjusted perfectly, and the zipper is extremely convenient. Consider me a satisfied customer.

17 Dec 2017

wmata safety boot

so far very comfortable and easy break in period and appropriate for my job duties

Admin 19 Dec 2017

Hi Martin,

Thank you for your positive feedback on the Black Eagle Safety 55 Mid Side Zip. We are pleased that these boots have been comfortable on the job with minimal break in time. We hope you will continue to be a loyal HAIX customer in the future.

1 Dec 2017

Comfortable Lightweight Side Zip Station Boot

I really like Haix boots for station wear. As a primary purchaser for my department, I am always looking for something new and better that I can provide for my firefighters. I have been waiting for a side zip boot option from Haix to fit those people who can't seem to get the front zip boots tight enough. As for the boots themselves, I have purchased and worn them every day for about a week. The first thing that comes to mind when trying to describe these boots is the constant squeaking. Every time you walk, the leather on the front where the laces are rubs and squeaks annoyingly. Outside, probably not a big deal but I have been wearing them in an office and it has become a running joke for people to mention my squeak when I am walking around. Otherwise, the boot is comfortable, considerably lighter than the other front zip models and it has nice clean look to it. If I were to give recommendations for improvement, it would be to solve the squeak and provide just a bit more room to occasionally fan out my toes.

Admin 5 Dec 2017

Hi Mike,

We appreciate your review of the Black Eagle Safety 55 Side Zip. We are glad that the boots are comfortable and lightweight and that you like the look and feel of them.  We apologize about the squeaking issue with the boots, but I have passed along your concerns to the sales manager in your area and he should be following up with you about a possible warranty claim.  We hope this will not deter you from considering HAIX again in the future. 

8 Nov 2017

Durable boot

At first I was unsure about these boots. I had to order the extra wide boot because the cut around my big toe was tight and even with the extra wide it's still extremely close and after owning them for about six months the laces are starting to fray. The break in time wasn't long and there are times that I may wear these boots up to 16 hours a day. Now here is what impressed me. We spent three days executing a structural collapse exercise and these boots were put through everything. After three days plus the weeks prior associated with prep time the boots looks rough. I rinsed off the dust and dirt then added a coat of wax. There was no damage to the boots. The toe guard did its job where those who had other boots the toe of the boot had deep cuts. If they would widen out the toe area and have some better laces I would give them a 10.

Admin 8 Nov 2017

Hi Ryan,

Thank you for sharing your experience with the Black Eagle Safety 55 Mid Side Zip.  We are glad that you decided to give HAIX a try and that there was minimal break-in time on the boots.  We are also happy to hear that these boots served you so well during your training exercise and they didn't suffer any damage.  We apologize that the laces have frayed after only 6 months, but I am certain that we came to a reasonable solution.  I will also pass your concerns about the width of the toe box to upper management for consideration. We hope this won't deter you from purchasing HAIX products again in the future.  Stay safe out there!

9 Oct 2017

Awesome boot

Love these boots, well worth the price! Have had my boots for several months they are comfortable and durable! Ive read where people have issues with the zipper, the zipper works just fine. I uave a bad ankle and these boots make my feet hurt less. after a 24 hour shift i dont limp around as bad with boots as I have with others! If and when these wear out I will be purchasing another pair!!

Admin 9 Oct 2017

Hi Jasen,

Thank you for taking the time to review the Black Eagle Safety 55 Mid Size Zip.  We are happy that these boots are comfortable and durable out on the job.  We are also glad that your feet hurt less in these boots even after a long shift.  We appreciate you giving HAIX a try and hope these boots serve you well in the future.  We hope you will remain a loyal HAIX customer in the future.  

23 Sep 2017

Not worth the price in my book

Very disappointed with my purchase the boots are OK but when I find out that I had to be for delivery on the $400 pair of boots I was a bit upset when you consider these these most companies ship for free over $25 purchase plus they tend to run bigger than the size, The right Toe cap seem a bit misplaced and it took long time for delivery from ups (the worst) so next time i will pass on haix!

Admin 2 Oct 2017

Hi Steve,

Thank you for your review of the Black Eagle Safety 55 Mid Side Zip.  We are sorry that you were disappointed with your purchase.  Many of our boots do run about a half size larger than a normal shoe.  If you ever have any questions about sizing, please feel free to reach out to our Customer Service Dept. or via the Live Chat feature in our webshop and they would be happy to help.  Unfortunately, we don't offer free shipping to Canada because of the high price of duties.  Orders shipped to Canada can require additional delivery time because of increased security measures at the border.  If you decide to give HAIX another try (which we certainly hope you will) you can always have your boots shipped to a friend in the U.S. so you can get free or discounted shipping when it is being offered.  Again, I apologize for the inconvenience and hope you will consider HAIX again in the future.  

1 Sep 2017

Not bad

Bought these about 6 weeks ago. I like how light and flexible they are. I also love the side zip and toe cap. Unfortunately I had to spend even more money to go back to the R8 because the way they are designed it is bruising my left heel badly.

Admin 1 Sep 2017

Hi Dee,

We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with the Black Eagle Safety 55 Mid Side Zip boot.  We are happy to hear that you like how lightweight and flexible the boot is, along with the side zip and toe cap features.  We apologize that this boot bruised your left heel. Maybe the boot is too small?  I am not sure but we definitely didn't want it to be uncomfortable for you.  If you have any questions or further concerns, please contact our Customer Service Dept. at 866-344-4249.  Thank you for your business and your service.

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