From Pole to Pole and all frigid points in-between. Before you face the worst of winter's fury, bundle up in our top-rated winter work gear for those bone-chilling times when duty calls as the mercury falls.
Cold Weather Gear Guide: How to Dress for Winter Work
Ever since our ancestors decided to forego furry coats, live indoors and walk upright, man has been locked in a pitiless battle with Mother Nature. While it certainly takes a special degree of mental fortitude to forge ahead in the bitter cold, workers won’t get by safely on grit alone—no matter how thick their blood or their beards.
The ole noggin’—and your face, nose, ears and neck—are the parts of the body most exposed to Mother Nature’s winter arsenal of cold temperatures, snow, ice, wind, sleet, hail and wicked mixtures of all the above.
They say you should only worry about stuff you can control. If you’re a safety supervisor, weather is one thing you can’t control—but you can control your crews’ shift schedules. Often overlooked, it’s an easy way to mitigate the side effects of working in a cold environment.