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We at eSafetyStore.com and ColdWeatherWorkwear.com have to admit that we kind of like big snowstorms and winter weather because it gives us a chance to outfit outdoor workers in winter safety gear. And when its icy outside ice cleats and other traction devices are important pieces of safety equipment.
It’s a good idea to keep in mind where you’ll be using an ice traction device before choosing one. They’re not all identical.
Ice cleats that use tungsten or steel spikes provide excellent traction on ice and snow. But they aren’t the best choice for workers who frequently head indoors. The spikes can damage carpet and flooring, and can slide on dry and smooth concrete floors.
The Yaktrax Walker is made from pliable rubber, and employs metal coils to grip the snow. These spring-like coils won’t harm floors like spikes can. Yaktrax ice traction devices are easy to put on over workboots and shoes and are extremely effective on even the most dangerous surfaces. Plus, they’re lightweight and can be easily stored in a glove compartment or on a coat rack until they’re needed.
One of the newer additions to our line of ice cleats are the Ergodyne Trex Heel Cleats. These have steel plates on both heels, but not cleats covering the rest of the shoe. The cleats provide excellent traction but don’t hamper the use of pedals when driving a truck, forklife, or other work vehicle.
You’ve got choices when it comes to ice traction outsoles. Just make sure that you get some, because I’m guessing that the snow and ice isn’t done yet. It just might be a slippery March.
The importance of wearing effective eye protection becomes decidedly more tangible when you hear true stories of those who have been affected by a serious eye injury.
Edge Safety Eyewear created a powerful video that tells the story of an 11-year-old boy injured when an Airsoft pellet gun accidently discharged. It shows the effect of the injury, and accentuates how important eye safety really is. The safety video also shows, in slow motion, how rugged Edge Eyewear is able to withstand the impact from a pellet traveling over 500 feet per second.
We at eSafetyStore have been big fans of Edge safety products for a few years now, and we carry a full line of Edge Eyewear that includes safety glasses and protective safety goggles. They entire line is extremely durable and also very stylish.
Edge has a variety of eyeglass styles, and they also have Vapor Shield, a military-grade antifog coating. Plenty of safety eyewear companies falsely claim to have antifog glasses, but the Edge Dakura with Vapor Shield, truly is antifog.
The bottom line is that you can trust your eyes to Edge Safety Eyewear.
Not Too Hot, Not Too Cold, Just Right!
When the seasons change, you can get caught between fall and winter. It’s not really cold enough for a heavy parka, yet it can be cold and drizzley enough to need some kind of jacket – one that’s not too hot and not too cold. A jacket that’s just right.
Well, we’ve got just the jacket for you. This lightweight ANSI Class 3 Soft-Shell Jacket from OccuNomix’s Speed Collection® is waterproof and fleece lined, perfect for keeping you warm and dry on those chilly and damp late-fall days. And man, is it cool looking!
Perfect for Motorcyclists
For starters, it’s fully ANSI Class 3 compliant: bright fluorescent yellow with 2″ silver stripes made of 3M™ Scotchlite™ material, among the most highly reflective materials on the market today. Two horizontal stripes completely encircle the torso, and two stripes encircle each sleeve, so you can be confident that other motorists are going to see you coming, especially at night.
The outer shell is made of 100% polyester high-stretch fabric with a water-repellent finish. The inner core is made of a waterproof but breathable polyurethane laminate hydrophilic film. The polyurethane keeps the rain out, and the hydrophilic film wicks moisture away from your body to make sure you stay dry. And of course, the fleece lining keeps you nice and warm.
• There are two front “slash” pockets, one on each side.
• There is a cell phone pocket on the sleeve with a zipper closure to make sure you don’t lose your phone.
More Great Features
• The front zipper closure and the zippered sleeve pocket use YKK® Zippers – the best in the world.
• Adjustable sleeve cuffs tighten down to keep wind and rain out.
• Adjustable waist has an elastic pull cord with a spring-loaded stopper. Pull it tight for a warm, snug fit.
ON SALE NOW!
This beautiful, high-quality, really hip jacket is on sale now, while supplies last.
Your price today: Only $65.99! A savings of $34.00!
Any size, any quantity.
Don’t delay. At this price, these jackets are going to go FAST!
14″ Tall – 100% Waterproof Protection for your work boots
Slush Season is coming, isn’t it? Tramping around in the snow and the slush can be hard on your boots and shoes. What you need is a good rubber overshoe. What you need is the Utah Brogue Premium Rubber Overshoe from LaCrosse. And you’re in luck, because currently esafetystore.com has them on a CLEARANCE SALE!
What’s the biggest problem with overshoes? They can be hard to get on and off, right? LaCrosse has solved this problem. The Utah Brogues combine a wide opening with a nylon lining that allows you to slip easily in and out of these overshoes. In fact, the Utah Brogues are designed to fit over heavy-soled, protective toe or high-vamp work boots.
Utah Brogues are made of 100% waterproof ZXT™ rubber, a premium rubber compound that has a high resistance to tearing and abrasion, so they won’t rip out, and they’ll last a long time. They’re ozone resistant, too.
The diamond cleated chevron outsole provides excellent traction in wet conditions and is designed to not track dirt or mud. And a top strap with an adjustable buckle allows the top to be tightened to keep out snow and slush.
They’re designed to fit size-for-size over leather work boots, so if you wear a size 11 boot, order size 11 Utah Brogues.
I don’t have to tell you that leather work boots are expensive. Why trash them in winter’s snow and slush? Protect your expensive work boots with LaCrosse Utah Brogues Premium Rubber Overshoes – ON CLEARANCE SALE NOW at esafetystore.com!
Regular price: $60.50 a pair.
Clearance Price: only $36.50 a pair!
CLICK HERE to go directly to the Utah Brogues page on eSafetyStore, where you can buy these great overshoes at this terrific price. But don’t wait too long. This is a clearance sale, and when they’re gone, they’re gone!
With Edge Eyewear, You Get What You Pay For
It’s an old expression, isn’t it? “You get what you pay for.” It can be used to imply that when you buy cheap stuff, you get poor quality. But it can also be used to mean just the opposite. Usually, when you pay more, you get more. There is sound reasoning behind this idea. It costs more to design and manufacture a high-quality product, and those costs have to be passed along to the consumer in the form of higher prices. But a smart, well-informed consumer knows that, in the long run, you’ll be better off paying a little more up front to get a high-quality product that will perform at a high level, and will continue to do so for many years. High quality is a good investment.
Unique Features of Edge Eyewear
All Edge Safety Glasses share the same great features: straight temples that don’t pinch, fog-resistant and scratch-resistant polycarbonate lenses that block 99.9% of harmful UVA, UVB and UVC rays, and wraparound frames made of a flexible and durable TR90/Nylon compound. The temple tips and nose pads are covered with TPR, a material that actually increases its grip as it becomes moist or warm, so your safety glasses won’t slide off your nose under hot, sweaty conditions
The people at Edge Eyewear are dedicated to creating safety eyewear of the very highest quality possible. Of course, all Edge Safety Glasses are compliant with the ANSI Z87.1+2010 standards, but they also meet U.S. Military Eyewear Ballistic Impact Resistance Requirements (MIL-PRF 31013 clause 220.127.116.11, MIL-V-43511 clause 3.5.10.)
Did you just glaze over at all the military legalese? Yeah, me too. But here’s what it means. It means that you can shoot a ¼” diameter steel ball, travelling at 660 feet per second, at a pair of Edge Safety Glasses, and the steel ball will not penetrate the eyewear and hit a person in the eye. The frame will remain intact, and the safety lenses will remain unbroken and firmly retained in the frame. That’s pretty convincing evidence that Edge Safety Eyewear will protect your eyes. And you can believe it, because all Edge Eyewear is tested by independent, ANSI-accredited laboratories.
But that’s just the beginning of the story. Edge has engineered their lenses to far exceed ANSI standards for definition clarity, effectively creating “high-definition” lenses in every pair of safety glasses they make. In fact, Edge lenses offer twice the resolution of ordinary safety lenses, and the result is clearer vision and the capability of seeing much finer detail.
The Manipulation of Light
Let’s talk about lenses. Edge offers a choice of high-tech lenses that is unrivaled in the industry. Polarized lenses that eliminate glare. Silver mirror lenses that reflect more light, ideal for bright-light conditions. Lenses with an anti-fog coating that truly repels fog and steam – moisture literally rolls off the lens, maintaining clear vision at all times.
But how about Edge’s Blue Light Filter Lens? It turns out that blue light has a shorter wave length than other light, and when it enters your eye, it focuses too far in front of your retina, causing a blue blur that reduces sharpness of focus and causes eyestrain. But this lens filters out the right amount of blue light, resulting in brighter, sharper vision and greater depth perception - a first for safety glasses.
Here’s another fantastic high-tech lens offered by Edge – the G-15 Lens, first engineered by the U.S. Air Force. The G-15 lens maximizes the transmission of green and yellow light. The result: contrast and image definition are boosted, even in low-light conditions. The G-15 lens also creates a noticeable cooling sensation on the eyes for greater comfort. Edge Eyewear was the first company ever to offer a G-15 lens in safety eyewear.
Here’s one more lens from Edge that manipulates the transmission of light – the Aqua Precision Lens. The Aqua Precision coating was first developed by NASA for astronaut helmet visors and spacecraft windows.
The Aqua Precision lens effectively blocks the transmission of infrared light while greatly reducing excess blue and red light at opposite ends of the spectrum. The result is greater contrast and clarity, especially in the brightest light conditions. Hey, astronaut helmet visors! Pretty cool, huh? And again, Edge Eyewear was the first company ever to offer the Aqua Precision lens coating.
For an even greater in-depth look at Edge Eyewear Advanced Technology, Click Here.
But all this technology would be meaningless without great styling. People care about how they look, and if the glasses are ugly or out of style, few people will wear them, regardless of how fantastic the technology is. The folks at Edge Eyewear recognize this, and they have spent as much time and energy creating great-looking eyewear as they have on the science of light transmission.
I can’t begin to describe all the great styles in eyewear design available from Edge Eyewear here in this blog. But I invite you to visit eSafetyStore.com to check out the Full Line of Fabulous Edge Eyewear. Click Here to go directly to the Edge Eyewear section of eSafetyStore.
Let’s Wrap This Up
So what are we talking about here? We’re talking about the wisdom of a willingness to pay more to get the very best. We’re talking about getting what you pay for. Edge Eyewear may cost more than other brands, but what price do you put on your vision? Is it smart to buy cheap safety glasses that will fail when you need them most, when your vision is threatened? Or do you want to invest in eyewear that will protect your eyes in the most dangerous situations, eyewear that offers breakthrough technologies in lens science, eyewear that offers cutting-edge design in styling that will set you apart from ordinary workers, designs that will allow you to make a statement about who you are and what you believe in.
In the end, I guess that’s up to you.
Lacrosse® Utah Brogue Premium Rubber Overshoes with Chevron Soles
Winter’s coming. All that slush and snow and ice are determined to ruin your best shoes.
Protect your shoes with Utah Brogue Premium Rubber Overshoes from Lacrosse, on sale now at a great price at eSafetyStore.com!
Utah Brogue Overshoes are made of ZXT™ ozone/tear-resistant premium rubber, which won’t tear, rip out or degrade. They’re highly flexible and feature a nylon net lining, so they slip on easily and provide 100% waterproof protection for your shoes.
Ordinary overshoes sometimes aren’t tall enough, so slush can splash over the tops and get down inside your shoes. I hate that! But Utah Brogues are a full 14″ tall, so they’ll keep slush from coming in over the top and getting down inside your shoes. In fact, you can wade through water a foot deep and not get your feet wet!
A diamond cleated chevron outsole provides excellent traction on slippery surfaces, or walking through deep snow. Put your pantlegs down into the overshoes, then use the adjustable top strap to snug up the top of the overshoe to protect the bottom 14″ of your pants. That’s a good idea!
Out with the old, in with the new! We’re getting rid of a bunch of great products to make room for new stuff, so we’re pricing these products to sell quickly! So check out eSafetyStore.com for more great clearance sale deals. Spot the RED BLOWOUT TAG and SAVE!
Warm winter gloves are as important as good warm winter footwear when it comes to outdoor work. Think about it…once those fingers get cold you’re absolutely miserable and those digits take a long time to warm back up. And if your fingers get both cold and wet on the jobsite because your winter work gloves stink, well, you might as well pack up and go home.
Black Stallion Fuzzy Hand Max2 Gloves make sure that cold and wet never happen. That’s because the gloves feature a waterproof inner barrier lining, which keeps dampness from snow or rain on the outside of the glove. The back of the glove is made from a soft polar fleece that feels like a Snuggie for your hand. Seriously, the fleece back is so soft and warm that you’ll want to wear the gloves every day. (Honestly, the awesome polar fleece is loved by everyone here at eSafetyStore.)
The waterproof lining and soft polar fleece back make the Fuzzy Hand Max2 a great winter glove, but wait…there’s more. The premium grain pigskin palm is soft but extremely durable, and it features PVC grip patches on the palm and fingertips. A storm cuff keeps out bad things like wind and snow. And MultiBlend insulation is the proverbial icing on the cake, it ensures warmth for those valuable fingers of yours.
Winter workwear isn’t really worth wearing if it doesn’t keep you warm. Put on a pair of Black Stallion Fuzzy Hand winter gloves before you head to your next jobsite and we think your hands will be just fine.
if you wear size 4x, 5x or 6x, you’ll Save BIG on the 8-in-1 ANSI Class 3 winter Bomber Jacket from polar work tuff!
You know, being a distributor like us, it’s all guess work. We make our best guess about how many jackets we’ll sell, and what sizes, and then we acquire that stock and put it in our warehouse. Well, when it came to the 8-in-1 ANSI Class 3 Winter Bomber Jacket in large sizes – 4X, 5X and 6X – we just guessed wrong!
So now we’re left with a whole bunch of these big-sized 8-in-1 Winter Bomber Jackets, and frankly, we’re sick of looking at them! So we’ve decided to blow them outta here, and we’ve priced them to sell! For once, big guys get a break!
This is a fantastic jacket at full price. At the sale price, it’s simply unbelievable. It’s called an 8-in-1 bomber jacket because it can be worn eight different ways. It’s like those Transformer movies. You can transform this jacket into eight different jackets and vests, depending on what the weather is like.
1. It comes as a warm, waterproof, high-visibility ANSI Class 3 High Visibility Bomber Jacket with a heavy fleece liner that’s also a Class 3 jacket.
2. On warmer days, remove the inner fleece liner’s sleeves (they zip off).
3. If you’re still too warm, remove the whole fleece liner for a lighter weight Class 3 jacket.
4. Remove the outer jacket’s sleeves (they zip off too!) to expose the fleece sleeves for a lightweight jacket that’s still Class 3.
5. Remove the sleeves of both the outer and inner jackets to create a warm, fleece-insulated Class 2 vest.
6. Zip off the outer jacket sleeves and remove the fleece liner entirely for a lightweight Class 2 vest.
7. Wear the liner on its own as a Class 3 fleece jacket.
8. Zip off the liner’s sleeves for a Class 2 fleece vest.
That’s eight ways to wear this jacket, but actually, there is even more, because the jacket comes with a detachable hood that can be snapped onto either the outer jacket or the inner fleece jacket or left off entirely, so that’s four more ways! You’ll never need another hi vis jacket or vest!
The outer jacket is made of heavy-duty, 100% polyester. It has a dual cell phone/ID chest pocket with a clear outer ID pocket and a hook-and-loop flap closure, side slash pockets with black zippers, a dual pen pocket on the left sleeve, and microphone/radio tabs on both shoulders.
The Fleece Liner Jacket has two side slash pockets with gray zippers.
The 8-in-1 ANSI Class 3 Winter Bomber Jacket is available in Fluorescent Orange and Fluorescent Yellow, both with bright silver reflective stripes. Both the outer and inner jacket meet ANSI/ISEA 107-2010 Class 3 standards when worn with sleeves and ANSI/ISEA 107-2010 Class 2 standards when worn as a Vest.
Regular price is $88.00, but now you can buy this jacket at eSafetyStore.com for only $65.00! When you check out and go to your shopping cart, just be sure to enter BOMBER in the “Enter Coupon/Promo Code Here” box to receive your savings! But remember, this sale price is for the 8-in-1 ANSI Class 3 Winter Bomber Jacket in sizes 4X, 5X and 6X only.
**While Supplies Last***
NOTE: BE SURE TO MEASURE YOUR CHEST – these run smaller because of the fleece liner. Give yourself extra room and size UP!
Here’s a great high-visibility sweatshirt from Polar WorkTuff. It’s made of 100% polyester in a bright green/yellow color (some call it lime), with 2″ silver reflective stripes around the torso, up over the shoulders and two around each sleeve. It meets the ANSI Class 3 standard, so it’s among the most visible of all the high-visibility garments you can buy.
I like it because it’s a heavier-weight sweatshirt than most I’ve seen. This gives it a feeling of higher quality, and it’s sure to be one of the warmest sweatshirts out there.
It comes with a drawstring hood, but the hood is attached with snaps, so you can remove it if you want. You can have the “hoodie” look, or you can wear it just as a sweatshirt with no hood. I like having choices.
It’s also got a high-quality zipper down the front and two front slash pockets for keeping your hands warm. Knit ribbed cuffs on the sleeves and a knit ribbed waistband further reinforce the feeling of quality.
It’s machine washable, and it will remain ANSI compliant for up to 25 washings if you follow the care instructions on the label.
Check it out at eSafetyStore.com.