10 tips to avoid winter slips

10 tips to avoid winter slips

Most people have seen someone take a nasty spill on slippery winter ground. You may have even been the victim of it yourself. Whether it’s nearly invisible ice on your front porch steps, or that deceitful greasy floor surface near an entrance to the outside world that...
UK Winter Outlook 2019

UK Winter Outlook 2019

Forecasts predict the coldest winter in 100 years as a 3 month sub-zero freeze is due to hit Britain. Extreme Arctic conditions could see this winter leagued among the harshest in the past century. Read this Express article for more information.
Are you prepared for snow?

Are you prepared for snow?

In the UK winter months, temperatures can drop to below freezing. Is your workplace ready for potential snow? Please check out Guardian24’s article on how to prepare in the cold winter months.
The Pitfalls for Employers

The Pitfalls for Employers

A recent news article on Haper Macleod’s website highlights a legal case in Scotland from 2013 where a school janitor was awarded £30,000 in damages for a slip on ice. Ice Alert signs could have prevented this as they contribute towards employers duty of care....
MET Office weather app

MET Office weather app

You can now download the MET Offices weather app on your smart phone for free, available on both android and apple devices. Keep track of imminent cold snaps and the possibility of ice and stay one step ahead. Visit the met office website for more...
Winter boots fail on ice

Winter boots fail on ice

It may come as a surprise but a team of researchers tested 98 winter boots and only 9 passed a slip test. Proving footwear alone cannot prevent all slips and falls due to ice. Ice Alert can help reduce slip and falls by alerting people of the presence of ice under...