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WEATHER ALERTS FROM TEXAS TO WEST VIRGINIA WITH SIGNIFICANT ICING LIKELY

1/30/23 10:29 AM
Weather Madness Winter Weather Forecast. More than 40 million people from Texas to West Virginia are under winter weather alerts Monday as a system threatens heavy precipitation, significant icing and bitter cold, with roads due to be treacherous and quick frostbite possible in places. Ice accumulation is expected across at least 15 states.
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YOUR JOB DOESN'T GET SNOW DAYS

1/26/23 8:30 AM
Our goal is to permanently reduce your organization’s slips and falls. When you work with Winter Walking, your slips and falls become our slips and falls and we won’t stop until they disappear. We understand that a worker whose job task requires them to deal with ice and snow for hours at a time, day after day, week after week cannot risk using an ice cleat that may break after a few hours or days. We build our ice cleats to last all season long, year in and year out.
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WINTER STORM WARNINGS IN MULTIPLE STATES - SOME COULD SEE 12 INCHES

1/23/23 1:52 PM
Weather Madness Winter Weather Forecast. Meanwhile, a second winter storm began forming Monday across the Southwest, where it was set to strengthen in Arizona and New Mexico and eventually bring snow. New Mexico could see 4 to 10 inches of snow across its eastern plains. The system will track through portions of Oklahoma and Texas on Tuesday and into the Midwest on Wednesday. Oklahoma could see 2 to 4 inches of snow, and the Texas Panhandle could get 6 to 8 inches, National Weather Service forecasters say.
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WHY ARE THERE NO REGULATIONS AROUND ICE CLEATS?

1/21/23 7:45 AM
Good question! Most PPE that you deal with as a safety professional has some sort of third-party anti-slip regulation that guides you in your decision making. Whether that standard comes from ANSI, OSHA or CSA, etc., there is typically some predetermined barometer for gauging whether the specific PPE you are considering has “passed the test.” This is true for everything from gloves and hard hats to steel toe boots and even indoor slip-resistant footwear. But when it comes to ice cleats and traction aids, there are NO STANDARDS. Why is that?
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WINTER STORM MOVES CROSS COUNTRY THIS WEEK

1/16/23 2:01 PM
Weather Madness Winter Weather Forecast. Starting in December 2022 through February 2023, NOAA predicts drier-than-average conditions across the South with wetter-than-average conditions for areas of the Ohio Valley, Great Lakes, northern Rockies and Pacific Northwest. The remainder of the U.S. falls into the category of equal chances for below-, near-, or above-average seasonal total precipitation.
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HOW TO REDUCE WINTER SLIP & FALL ACCIDENTS

1/12/23 7:15 AM
Falls are the world’s leading cause of injuries, sending hundreds of thousands of people to the hospital each year alone. Of those cases, only a fraction happen at work, and an even smaller number involve ice/snow-related slip and falls. But if you’re an employer whose workers spend a lot of time outdoors, even one of these incidents is too many. Fortunately, keeping your workers safe during winter is easier than you might think. In this blog post, we’ll look at ways you can prevent slip and falls and other wintertime injuries. Eliminate The Act of Walking on Compromised Surfaces Think about a[…]
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