Winter Gritting Experts

This Week, You'll Wish Your Facility Had Our Gritting And De-icing

January 28, 2019

The week of January 28th to February 3rd, 2019 looks set to be the chilliest yet this winter with the GRITIT weather desk predicting widespread freezes on Tuesday, Wednesday and especially hazardous icy conditions nationwide on Thursday. Slips trips and falls due to the ice look set to be commonplace; contact us ASAP if you need our expertise this week for a winter plan that keeps you operational and gives you peace of mind over winter trip claims.

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Still No Winter Plan? Managers Now Risk Personal HSE Prosecution

January 25, 2019
 As featured in Facilities Management Journal, GRITIT warns that if you run a business or are responsible for employees, customers or visitors to a place of work, then you have a duty of care to keep sites safe during winter weather. No ifs, no buts. Even if no injury has occurred as a result of slips or trips in icy conditions, bosses are still at risk of prosecution under the new stricter enforcement of Health & Safety Executive (HSE) regulations.

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Mild January Comes To An End

January 16, 2019

After the mild start to this year, a blast of Arctic air with northerly winds is likely to bring colder temperatures to the British Isles for the second half of January, reports the GRITIT weather desk.

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Winter Storms Coming: Sudden Stratospheric Warming Event Confirmed

January 08, 2019

A sudden stratospheric warming (SSW) of the atmosphere refers to a quick jump in temperatures up high in our stratosphere, which usually leads to a bitterly cold snap and winter storms. At the time of writing, a major sudden stratospheric warming event is currently underway, and at GRITIT we're prepared for a significant cold snap in the second half of January.

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GRITIT Advent Winter Weather Facts

December 24, 2018

Our 24 advent facts of all you want to know about winter weather and tackling gritting and snow. 

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