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1-4 INCHES OF SNOW FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS INTO NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHERN VIRGINIA - 2/19/20

2/19/20 8:26 AM
A storm cutting across the South will produce 1-4 inches of snow from the southern Plains into North Carolina and southern Virginia. These areas have seen very little snow this year so finally that get hit by a snowstorm.
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THE DANGERS OF VOLUNTARY SAFETY

2/18/20 8:11 AM
I’ve found that there are two ways people tend to look at ice cleats. Ice cleats are a last resort. Ice cleats are part of the workplace safety gear solution. Let me ask you a question: Why are your employees using the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) they have today? Chances are, your company has a lot of PPE that are mandatory, not voluntary, as a condition of employment. What about safety glasses, hard hats, steel-toe boots, high-visibility clothing, fire-retardant apparel? You get my point. These items are mandatory at most workplaces, including yours. Why? Because your employees experi[…]
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A STORM WILL BRING SNOW ONCE AGAIN FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES TO THE NORTHEAST - 2/17/20

2/17/20 11:00 AM
A storm will bring snow once again from the Upper Midwest through the Great Lakes to the Northeast. Another areas of snow will head south from Nebraska into Oklahoma and Texas Wednesday into Thursday. 
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5 TIPS FOR BUYING ICE CLEATS - WHERE TO BUY ICE CLEATS

2/15/20 8:09 AM
The process for selecting ice cleats and traction aids to help reduce slip and fall incidents in ice and snow can be very frustrating, time consuming, confusing, annoying... and well, you get the point. The following tips can help you avoid the stress involved when searching for the best and safest traction aid options for your employees working outdoors. Winter Walking Tips Is this ice cleat or traction aid safe to wear indoors without having to be removed? If these ice cleats are worn indoors, what will happen? Could they cause unintended slip or trip hazards if worn on surfaces other than i[…]
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VERY COLD WEATHER ACROSS THE MIDWEST & GREAT LAKES TODAY WILL SET THE STAGE FOR SEVERAL SNOW EVENTS  THIS WEEKEND - 2/14/20

2/14/20 9:20 AM
Very cold weather across the Midwest and Great Lakes today will set the stage for several snow events moving through this weekend into early next week. One storm in particular early next week will bring 1-6 inches of snow from the Great Lakes into the Northeast and eastern Canada. 
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ARE YOU UP TO DATE ON THE CURRENT ICE CLEAT REGULATIONS?

2/13/20 8:19 AM
From time to time, we like to revisit some of our most popular blog entries. If safety professionals are looking for specific information, we’re always happy to provide it. And one of our most popular topics focused on the lack of regulations when it comes to ice cleats. In my original article, “Why Are There No Regulations Around Ice Cleats?” I wrote that the main reason for a lack of industry standards or regulations around ice cleats is the number of variables in recreating an outdoor slippery surface. But I don’t think that my post was popular because people wanted to hear why these regula[…]
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