Tag Archives: working outdoors

The Perfect Time To Order?

Days are getting shorter. Nights are getting longer and colder. Not far in the future, we will all start our dreaded morning commutes in the dark of night. Yes, it’s starting to feel and look a lot like fall. Soon, we’ll see our first frost on the early morning grass. And we’ll need to warm […]

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Any Ice Cleat in a Storm

The other day I was downtown for an important meeting. On my way into the city, the skies began to grow dark and by the time I pulled into the parking lot, the heavens had opened up and were dumping buckets of water all around me. From inside my car, I could see that some enterprising […]

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Replaceable vs. Permanent Spikes – the True Cost

If you’re a safety manager, chances are, reducing winter slips and falls are top of mind right now. There are many considerations when searching for the perfect ice cleat or traction aid – including whether to use replaceable or permanent spikes – so we’re going to try to make that decision as easy as possible […]

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“Strongly Recommended” Is Not Strong Enough

I help companies of all sizes, ranging from several hundred to more than 100,000 employees. On the surface, you wouldn’t think they have much in common when it comes to safety. But, in reality, their approaches are often identical when it comes to solving the problem of winter slips and falls on snow and ice. […]

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Mandatory Reading About the Dangers of Voluntary Safety

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 are today? Chances are, your company […]

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