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ICE CLEAT BLOG

A MAJOR STORM WILL HIT EASTERN CANADA, OHIO VALLEY & THE NORTHEAST WITH NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS - 2/26/20

2/26/20 9:10 AM
A major storm will hit eastern Canada, Ohio Valley and the Northeast with near blizzard conditions. Parts of eastern Canada will see over a foot of snow. Snowfall of 1-6 inches will hit the Ohio Valley into the Northeast. Thunderstorms will bring high winds and a sudden change to snow with falling temperatures.
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WHEN YOUR ICE CLEATS ABSOLUTELY HAVE TO GET THERE OVERNIGHT

2/24/20 11:00 AM
If you’re willing to pay a high premium for shipping overnight, you can get just about anything you want, when you want it. Now is the time of year when “just ship it overnight” quickly becomes the most often heard statement I hear. Of course you can have ice cleats or traction aids shipped overnight, right? Well, the answer is both yes and no. In some cases, your order will be delivered on time and it won’t reflect any delayed decision-making. However, what happens to your employees and your safety record when after paying for shipping overnight, the delivery fails to be delivered the next da[…]
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A STORM IN THE PLAINS TODAY WILL MOVE NORTHEAST INTO GREAT LAKES - 2/24/20

2/24/20 8:31 AM
A storm in the Plains today will move northeast into Great Lakes. A band of moderate to heavy snow will develop from the Midwest into the Great Lakes. These areas will see 4-8 inches of snow. Heavy snow will also develop across the Northeast impacting Upstate New York into Maine and eastern Canada. Much colder weather will follow that storm later this week. 
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SIX REASONS YOU SHOULD NOT BUY ICE CLEATS

2/21/20 11:00 AM
Sometimes you think you've heard it all, and we have when it comes to excuses why people don't want to wear ice cleats. Time for a top 6 list... Too expensive. My employees won’t wear them. Can’t wear indoors. Can’t drive with them on. Employees won’t take care of them. We've tried everything and nothing works in my environment. Reality of buying the right ice traction for shoes or ice cleats from the right manufacturer. Ice cleats are far less expensive than the resulting costs associated with a slip and fall. Have you ever given your employees the chance to try them? If you did and they prov[…]
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SNOW WILL DEVELOP IN COLORADO SUNDAY AND SPREAD NORTHEAST INTO THE GREAT LAKES MONDAY - 2/21/20

2/21/20 9:11 AM
Stormy weather coming next week. Snow will develop in Colorado Sunday and spread northeast into the Great Lakes Monday. That storm will intensify late Tuesday and Wednesday producing heavy snows across parts of Wisconsin and Michigan. Some areas could see up to a foot of snow. Windy and cold weather with flurries and squalls follows the storm late week. 
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HOW LONG SHOULD ICE CLEATS LAST?

2/20/20 8:40 AM
How long should an ice cleat last? This is the most common question I get from safety professionals. It’s a fair question to ask and one you should have an understanding of before you purchase ice cleats. And when someone asks me that question, what I’m hearing is, “How many of these things am I going to buy to get through the winter?” Some ice cleats for shoes are built for recreational purposes, like walking the dog and shoveling the driveway, while others are built for utility workers, letter carriers and construction workers. If you use the wrong ice cleat for the wrong job task, you will […]
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