WORKPLACE safety experts are urging local businesses to prepare for the winter months.

Darwen based safety clothing and equipment supplier Arco have created a expert guide for business winter weather needs.

The guide, which including advice against flooding, effective salting and how to be weather warning aware, will be available to download on the company website.

Martin Gordon, Store Manager said: “As the big chill approaches, we want to make sure our customers in Darwen are in the know when it comes to protecting their businesses against extreme weather.

"We have a comprehensive range of solutions available at the Darwen trade counter to keep workplaces both safe and open throughout periods of extreme weather, and the experienced Arco team are on hand in store to provide expert advice for all winter-related requirements.”

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