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ICE CLEAT BLOG

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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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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