ACTIVE WINTER PATTERNS BRING SNOW

12/5/22 10:01 AM
Weather Madness Winter Weather Forecast. This week's winter weather outlook is calling for a mix of clouds, snow, and rain across the United States. Starting on Monday, December 5th, much of the Midwest and Great Lakes region will see cloudy skies with scattered flurries. Meanwhile, areas in the Southeast and Appalachians will have a chance of rain showers with temperatures staying above freezing. Blocking patterns could lead to snow Tuesday and Wednesday. All told, this week looks to be unseasonably chilly across most of North America so bundle up if you're heading outdoors! 
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QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN YOU'RE BUYING ICE CLEATS

11/30/22 5:00 AM
The process of buying ice cleats is a lot like the search for any new product. Sometimes it’s smooth sailing, and other times you run into frustration and confusion, and end up spending a lot more time than you’d like to find the ice cleats you need. And it’s a situation where you need to take your time to make sure you’ve found the best and safest traction solution for your employees working outdoors in cold, slippery conditions. In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the questions you should ask yourself when shopping for ice cleats to take some of the stress out of the process and keep yo[…]
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HOW MUCH SNOW WILL WE GET IN DECEMBER?

11/28/22 11:40 AM
Weather Madness Winter Weather Forecast. This week, winter weather will be changing across the United States. Colder air is expected to move in from the northwest and bring with it lower temperatures and more precipitation. In the northern plains states, snowfall accumulations of up to 6 inches could occur in some areas. Strong winds may also accompany this cold front, leading to blizzard-like conditions at times. Further south, a mix of rain and snow is expected for parts of the mid-west and northeast regions. High temperatures will struggle to reach above freezing in these regions and overni[…]
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MY GUYS HATE TAKING THEIR ICE CLEATS ON AND OFF

11/22/22 6:15 AM
It is far and away the most common complaint we hear: “My workers hate having to take their ice cleats off and on throughout the day.” This complaint becomes even more frequent from companies where the workers need to walk outside and back multiple times throughout the day. And on one level we can’t really blame them. Winter slips and falls on ice and snow are a huge contributor to workplace accident statistics, and ice cleats seem like an obvious remedy to this problem. However, there are two factors that complicate this issue:  Most people don’t have jobs that require them to work exclusivel[…]
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EXPERT PREDICTIONS ON THE WINTER WEATHER AHEAD

11/21/22 11:47 AM
Weather Madness Winter Weather Forecast. The forecast for this weekend includes a storm coming from the south, which may result in snow. Also a storm coming through the Rockies may create blizzard conditions. The weather experts are warning of heavy snowfall in the northeast later this month.
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SUMMING UP 40 YEARS OF ICE CLEAT RESEARCH

11/17/22 8:03 AM
It’s true – the ice cleat and winter traction aid market is overwhelming. For over 40 years, we’ve done the research necessary to assist safety professionals in reducing winter slip and fall incidents. Here are some tips to help you simplify the options you have available in the marketplace. First, let’s review the two most important types of traction aids: 1. TRANSITIONAL TRACTION®: Can be worn both inside and outside without being removed.
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