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THE TOP QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN BUYING ICE CLEATS

11/14/23 9:30 AM
Who doesn't love winter? With the snow falling gently from the sky, it transforms the world into a picturesque wonderland. It's a time when families come together, hot cocoa is sipped by the fireplace, and memories are made. However, not everyone shares the same sentiment when it comes to winter. For safety professionals, the arrival of winter brings with it a sense of apprehension and concern. As the temperature drops and the ground becomes covered in a blanket of snow and ice, slips and falls become a common occurrence. This is especially worrisome for safety professionals whose main priorit[…]
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EL NIÑO CONDITIONS ARE PROJECTED TO STRENGTHEN THIS WINTER

11/13/23 10:34 AM
Weather Madness Winter Weather Forecast. The United States is poised to experience varied weather patterns in the upcoming months. With the emergence of El Niño, a southward shift in the storm track is anticipated during the winter. This is likely to result in wetter conditions for the southern states, while warmer air is expected to linger in the northern states. In contrast, Northeast Ohio may experience a drier winter overall, although the influence of El Niño is primarily on large-scale storm systems. Snowfall remains a possibility, especially through smaller-scale weather phenomena like l[…]
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HOW TO KEEP YOUR EMPLOYEES SAFE INDOORS & OUTDOORS

11/9/23 8:00 AM
When it comes to ice cleats, most are NOT safe to wear indoors. Traditional ice cleats are engineered for one thing – preventing slip and fall incidents on ice. Since Ice and snow don’t exist indoors, manufacturers don’t concentrate on indoor flooring materials when developing ice cleats to prevent slips and falls. This can severely complicate a company’s goal of reducing slip and fall incidents because, if traditional ice cleats are worn indoors, your employees are now at a high risk of causing a slip hazard. In other words, remember the OUTDOOR slipping incident you may avoid because ice cle[…]
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WINTER IS COMING... ARE YOU READY?

11/3/23 3:20 PM
Winter is just around the corner, and with it comes a whole host of hazards that can pose a threat to the safety of your employees. As a responsible employer, it is crucial to start planning now to ensure the well-being of your staff and maintain a strong safety record for your company. One important aspect to consider when preparing for winter is providing your employees with the necessary equipment to prevent slips and falls on ice and snow. Industrial ice cleats and other winter traction aids can be incredibly effective in reducing the risk of accidents. However, before making a purchase, i[…]
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3 QUESTIONS TO ASK ABOUT ICE CLEATS AND TRACTION AIDS FOR WINTER SAFETY

8/3/23 2:20 PM
Now, when the word "winter" is mentioned, safety professionals immediately feel a shift in the atmosphere. They know that their job has become even more challenging - finding the most effective and safest ways to protect their employees who work in icy and snowy conditions. So let me ask you a few questions: Are you tired of endlessly searching online, attempting to determine which ice cleat or traction aid is the best option? Are you frustrated with purchasing a recommended traction aid, only to discover that your employees despise wearing them?
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SUMMING UP 40 YEARS OF ICE CLEAT RESEARCH

2/22/23 5:00 AM
Indeed, the market for ice cleats and winter traction aids can be overwhelming. With our extensive research spanning over four decades, we have gathered the necessary knowledge to support safety professionals in minimizing slip and fall incidents during the winter season. To simplify the options available in the marketplace, here are some helpful tips. Let's start by exploring the two most crucial types of traction aids. 1. TRANSITIONAL TRACTION® - Can be worn both inside and outside without being removed.
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