Posts tagged cold weather
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!
Just last Friday I was writing about ice traction cleats and the snowstorm bearing down on us in Wisconsin. Now, it’s 50 degrees and sunny outside.
Mother Nature’s indecision makes life difficult for those of us in the safety apparel business. We at EsafetyStore have had to shift our focus from ice traction cleats and reflective bomber jackets to hi vis windbreakers and reflective t-shirts in a matter of days. And it may be about time for Cold Weather Workwear to put the hi vis insulated jackets in storage, and bring out our warm weather outdoor work gear, like hard hat sun shades and sunscreen (both of which would be handy today).
We know a lot about the safety industry, but we aren’t meteorologists. We have to keep our eye on the forecast to make sure what’s on our sites is relevant. The strangest winter in recent memory has made it difficult for workers to choose the right outdoor workwear from day to day. I’m guessing that at some point soon hi vis rainwear will be en vogue. But I could be wrong. Mother Nature may have another surprise for us.
Snow in May? Let’s hope not.
A long length ensures ample coverage, and a combination of fleece and quilt-lining keeps the wearer warm in moderately cold temperatures. A comfortable medium weight water- and weather-resistant coat for uncomfortable work conditions.
Available at eSafetyStore.com
- 2” silver reflective stripes on the arms and torso.
- Upper half of the lining is comfortable black polyester fleece, while the lower half is quilted black nylon. Arms are quilted, which allows for easy arm entry and removal.
- Zipper front closure with snap storm flap, elastic wrists with hook-and-loop adjustments, and a stand-up collar with stowaway hood all help keep out the cold.
- Features two outside slash pockets (one of which is a through-pocket for easy access to an inside pocket), two inside chest pockets, and one inside lower pocket with a hook-and-loop closure.
- Glove/utility rings above each slash pocket allow for convenient personal storage.
- Machine washable (maintains its level of visibility for up to 25 washings).
- Downloadable spec sheet.
- Meets ANSI/ISEA 107-2004 Class 3 standards.
We at EsafetyStore and ColdWeatherWorkwear see a lot of new products every day. New hi vis jackets, new safety vests, the latest and greatest wool work socks. But sometimes our staff is struck but a safety product or piece of cold weather gear that rises above “average” and actually achieves the status of “cool”.
Enter the Richlu Aviator Winter Cap.
There are two of us in the office that have already claimed one of these beauties. Cotton duck on the outside, with awesome faux fur, gives the Aviator Cap a tough retro look, and the 3M Thinsulate lining makes them toasty warm. Perfect for a trip to Lambeau (we’re based in Wisconsin…Go Pack!), while shoveling snow (there’s sure to be some on the way), as a trusted piece of cold weather apparel on the outdoor jobsite, or in the office (the ear flaps fold down to effectively drown out the ramblings of an annoying co-worker). This Safety Genie plans to use his while skiing the slopes of Utah in the winter (the flaps may come in handy on a long chairlift ride with a stranger).
Impressing us isn’t easy, but Richlu has done it with the Aviator Cap. You don’t see us lining up to buy mesh safety vest out of our inventory, but we’re fighting in the storeroom to get our hands on this hip winter cap first.
Seirus is well-respected when it comes to gloves, hat liners, and other winter gear. Personally, the good folks at Seirus help keep me warm when I’m hitting the slopes, and their balaclavas are some of the best around.
Seirus also deserves mad props for being clever. Soundtouch gloves are a true case of necessity being the mother of invention. These nifty winter gloves have special material on the thumb and forefinger that let you operate a touchscreen (like on an iPhone, iPad, or other SmartPhone). Now, on the level of innovation breakthroughs this obviously doesn’t rank up there with Edison’s creation of the lightbulb, or the glorious creation of the first cheeseburger, but it’s still pretty cool. And I’ve got to think that it won’t take long for gloves with this capability to be commonplace.
How do they work? The top-secret material somehow transfers electrical current from your fingertips. I’m afraid I can’t really explain it much more, but check out this “How Stuff Works” post about touchscreens for more info on how they operate.
We recently added three Soundtouch gloves to our winter workwear lines at EsafetyStore and ColdWeatherWorkwear, because like Seirus, we’re trying to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to cool new stuff in safety apparel and everyday workwear.
It’s still 60 degrees outside, but we’ve been thinking a lot about the cold lately. It’s not that we especially dig the arctic freeze, but now’s the time for cold weather workers to gear up for another season of fighting the elements. One of the favorite items of the Safety Genie is the Baffin Polar Safety Derrick Extreme Boot. There’s not just ONE reason why I dig the boot. Just look at it.
Insulated footwear doesn’t get any cooler. It’s got reflective stripes, a multilayered sole, and a cool barrel lock at the top to keep out ice and snow. And oh yeah, it’s rated to -148°F. That’s right, -148!! If you need a boot for temps colder than that, then you’re working on Mars (at night).
I read a blog posting by an oil field worker on the Bakken oilfield in Willison, North Dakota yesterday. It warned prospective workers to spend a little extra to buy quality cold weather workwear before heading to North Dakota. Baffin is definitely in that mold.