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Weather Impacts on Accidents Caused by Ice or Snow in US

Weather Impacts on Accidents Caused by Ice or Snow in US

Weather conditions are constantly changing. They can impact drivers, vehicles, roads, and even agencies. This paper explores how weather affects roads, traffic flow, and operationaldecisions. Weather Impacts on Safety On average, there are approximately 5,891,00...

Can you sue a business if you slip on ice?

Can you sue a business if you slip on ice?

When Can I Sue if I Slip and Fall on Ice? If you are injured due to a slip and fall accident, it’s important to understand what types of cases you could file against the property owners or businesses involved. In general, there are three different ways that a person...

Risks of snow accidents

Risks of snow accidents

The risks of snow accidents are significant, and often times the most common type of accident is a car crash. The following are six reasons why you should be aware of the dangers associated with snow driving: 1. Snow can dramatically increase your chances of getting...

Black Ice, what is?

Black Ice, what is?

Black ice is a type of ice that is very thin and can form on surfaces when there is little or no snow or ice present. It can be dangerous because it is easy to slip on, and can cause injuries if someone falls on it. Black ice can also lead to accidents if drivers...

Be aware of black ice!

Be aware of black ice!

Slips, trips, and falls cost American businesses over $11 billion per year according to Bic Magazine. OSHA reported in its 2015 report on Walking/Working Surfaces that “slips, trips, and falls constitute the majority of general industry accidents. They cause 15% of...

Safety Guidelines for Snow Blower Operation

Safety Guidelines for Snow Blower Operation

A study at the University of Arkansas analyzed over 30,000 snowblower accidents from 2002 to 2008. Can you suggest the main reason the accident happened? Yes, clogged machine. In wet snow conditions, snow blowers often get clogged, and unclog them with...

Snow Plowing Best Practices for Commercial Properties

Snow Plowing Best Practices for Commercial Properties

When we think of snow plowing services, the first thing that comes to mind is a big truck with a blade scraping roads, driveways, and parking lots. But did you know there is much more to that? To start, each snowfall is unique and requires the snow removal company to...

Deicing & Salting? What are they and when to use each?

Deicing & Salting? What are they and when to use each?

There are so many terminologies, and they are used interchangeably, not to say incorrectly, season-in and season-out. So we’ll bring order to chaos. Let’s start by defining deicing. Deicing is the term using to describe the process of removing snow, ice, or frost from...

Snow Stacking: A Matter of Planning

Snow Stacking: A Matter of Planning

Snow Stacking is the standard way of storing snow during the winter. An alternative way is to haul the snow away, but that’s an expensive alternative we’ll talk about in another post. So, if it’s the standard way, it’s a straightforward process. Wrong! Snow stacking...