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Upkeeping Your Premises For Employee Safety

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preparation for blizzards

Injuries and accidents in the winter season are common. While we cannot control snow and weather we can take a few precautions to keep ourselves safe from the winter woes.

Snow and ice get collected on the roof, icicles can damage your building therefore, you must have all preparation for blizzards. 

Even after all the preparation for blizzards, finding the best ice melt, and other supplies can be challenging. 

Check your plans frequently to make sure they’re still up to date. Here are some tips:

1. Prepare For The Storm

 If you have employees who drive down to your office, then it’s critical to be prepared for the storm. Inspect the vehicles before being used to ensure that they are in good functioning order. The inspection should cover tires, oil, brakes, visibility systems, the engine, the cooling system, the exhaust system, environmentally friendly deicer, and the electrical system.

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Drivers should also have an emergency kit with blankets, a cell phone or two-way radio, a windshield scraper and snow brush, a flashlight with extra batteries, a shovel, extra winter clothing, a tow chain, matches, traction aids like sand or cat litter, emergency flares, jumper cables, snacks, water, and road maps.

2. Gather All The Required Tools And Equipment

Before temperatures drop below freezing and the first snowflake falls, you should begin winter preparations such as stocking up on and gathering needed tools, supplies, and equipment. 

3. Parking Lots Maintenance

Sidewalk maintenance is different from general parking lot maintenance. However, the two surfaces are frequently distinct. Parking lots are often asphalt or gravel, with untreated cement or clay block sidewalks. A good dosage of environmentally friendly deicer may be applied to icy patches in a parking lot. 

4. Add Traction

Traction Magic gives rapid traction on ice for tires and excellent footing for individuals attempting to push a car out of snow and ice. It’s made up of a mixture of volcanic rock and seven additional minerals.

Businesses can use it around entry and exit points to keep their visitors and employees safe. It can be used on driveways and sidewalks by homeowners as well. 

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This product will give you immediate traction in snow without harming your surfaces. Unlike rock salt and other chlorides, it has no harmful effect on concrete, asphalt, and wood. It is entirely non-corrosive.

5. Coverage For Slips And Falls

Suits for slip and fall injuries are costly and time-consuming. Employee injuries might potentially reduce your company’s production. Employees, customers, and non-employees should all be covered by business liability insurance. 

Additionally, workers’ compensation insurance will safeguard the health and safety of your employees.

6. Continual Upkeep Of The Premises

All floors and pathways are regularly maintained. Installation and replacement of adequate lighting should be done as needed. You can prepare your facility for the winter, from snow removal equipment to training to state-of-the-art snow melting mats, and avoid slip and fall accident lawsuits during snowy or icy conditions.

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Conclusion

You’ll have to make significant purchases and potentially think about the best possible product for your employee’s safety in winter.

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