Biffa has trialled various footwear aids at other depots during snow and icy conditions. When the ground is completely covered in snow and ice the aids do help, but if the snow and ice is patchy the footwear aids lose their grip and become a slip hazard.
Many manufacturers of footwear aids recommend removing them when you reach a section of concrete, tarmac or mud. Unfortunately this makes them impractical for the crews to wear, as they would have to regularly stop to remove the aids from their shoes or risk slipping on the surfaces not covered with snow and ice.
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Tandridge District Council
8 Station Road East
Oxted RH8 0BT
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