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HERE’S A 4-LETTER WORD TO KEEP IN MIND EVERY DAY

5/19/20 7:15 AM
If you’re a safety professional, that word is OSHA. (Yes, technically, it’s an acronym, but stick with me here.) According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), “Slips, trips, and falls constitute the majority of general industry accidents. They cause 15% of all accidental deaths, and are second only to motor vehicles as a cause of fatalities.” In fact, OSHA regulations state their point pretty clearly: “Employers have the responsibility to provide a safe workplace. Employers MUST provide their employees with a workplace that does not have serious hazards and follow all re[…]
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A STORM WILL BRING SNOW TO DENVER THEN A MESSY MIXTURE TO EASTERN CANADA AND THE NORTHEAST NEXT WEEK - 2/28/20

2/28/20 8:55 AM
In the wake of the storm, the lake effect snows will be heavy off Lakes Erie and Ontario. Some places across western New York can see 3 feet of snow. A storm will bring snow to Denver then a messy mixture to eastern Canada and the Northeast next week. 
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TRUE CONFESSIONS OF A SAFETY PROFESSIONAL... WHAT’S YOUR BIGGEST SIN?

2/27/20 8:01 AM
If you’re a safety professional , I have an important question for you "What is your biggest safety sin or workplace hazard?" Before I tell you mine, I’ll give you some background. Winter Walking is North America’s largest manufacturer of traction aid ice cleats. We help hundreds of companies and thousands of employees reduce the chance of suffering a slip and fall injury while on the job. We take tremendous pride in our product line, our company and our task. So imagine how embarrassed I would be if I personally suffered a slip and fall injury on ice or snow? Embarrassed is an understatement […]
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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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