14 Dec 2021

The winter season is upon us, which means it’s critical to think about cold weather dangers like hypothermia, frostbite, cold stress, trench foot, and chilblains. Making sure your team knows the signs and symptoms of cold stress is a pivotal responsibility. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health offers this handy guide to cold stress to make it easy to share essential information: Protect Yourself from Cold Stress. 

Quest Safety has partnered with Protective Industrial Products (PIP) to offer cold weather work gear to keep your team safe from these dangers, and Quest is offering a winter promotion right now with special pricing. Remember, supply chain issues are impacting all businesses right now, so get your order in today so you get your cold weather work gear in time for the season.

Below, you’ll find a list of our highest-recommended cold weather work gear from PIP, as well as information about the signs and symptoms of cold stress.

Essential Cold Weather Work Gear from Protective Industrial Products

BOSS Therm Heated Vest

The BOSS Therm Heated Vest is designed to be worn as a base layer over a shirt or any thermal garment. Each battery charge provides 8+ hours of warmth, and the vest is machine washable for convenience with these additional features:

  • 3 Heat Settings so you can choose your preferred temperature range.
  • Rechargeable battery with a multi-step safety system to ensure protection from short circuits.
  • Active fit with two-way locking velcro for a secure, comfortable, and adjustable fit.
  • Wireless remote to conveniently control heat settings.

You can find the PIP Winter Catalog here.

PIP offers a full range of cold weather work gear to keep your team safe and reduce the rate of cold stress injuries. Check out the full catalog to view:                            

  • Winter Jackets                                                                       
  • Sweatshirts
  • Overalls/Pants
  • Rainwear
  • Winter Caps
  • Balaclavas
  • Hard Hat Tube Liners
  • Winter Liners
  • Winter Gloves/Sleeves
  • Hand Warmers

Cold Weather Work Gear Helps Keep Your Team Safe from Cold Stress

Check out the Quest Safety Knowledge Center to learn everything you need to know about the signs and symptoms of cold stress, including checklists and other quick reference guides to share with your team. Winter weather has already begun in many areas, so now is the time to brush up on cold weather safety tips. Check out Quest’s Knowledge Center for resources like:

  • Winter Safety Preparation Checklists
  • Safety Guides for Avoiding Cold Stress
  • 1-2-3s of Winter Driving
  • Winter PPE Tips
  • Signs, Symptoms, Treatments for Winter Hazards

Protect Your Team with Cold Weather Work Gear from Quest Safety and PIP

Cold weather dangers are serious, so now is the time to ensure your team is protected. Side effects from hypothermia, for example, can cause severe health problems, and cold weather can even increase the risk of a heart attack. Take advantage of Quest’s special winter weather pricing promotion to get everything your team needs for a safe, healthy, and productive winter season.

Keep in mind that supply chain issues are a factor right now, so get your orders in as soon as possible to ensure you have your cold weather work gear on time — contact your territory manager today. If you’re not a current customer, you can find many of the products here.

Construction workers caution sign in the snow.

Winter Will Be Here Before We Know It!
Check Out Our Winter Safety Tips Page.

Back when we were kids, winter was great! Building snowmen, snowball fights, possible snow-days off, and holidays around the corner. When you are an adult working outside every day there is a lot more to consider. At Quest, we want to do everything possible to help you protect yourself and your workers.

Our goal is to provide you with articles, videos, checklists, toolbox talk worksheets, and infographics to make your work easier. Winter considerations are more than just making your workers more comfortable outside. We know you want your workers to be comfortable but there are also business considerations at play here also. By implementing smart winter safety practices you also

  • Adhere to OSHA regulations
  • Keep productivity up (who can be productive when dressed like Ralphie’s brother in A Christmas Story?)
  • Reduce sick time and incident reports

Our Winter Safety Page provides you with five weeks of checklists, assessments, infographics, videos,
toolbox talks, and articles to ensure you and your workers stay safe, healthy, and productive this winter.

If you have any questions or need additional information please contact your Quest Territory Manager or email us!

Stay safe!