Skipping Ice Melt Can Be A Costly Mistake
file size 0.964974 mb
7/14/2010 - time 0:58
When a winter storm dumps heavy amounts of snow, cleaning professionals may decide to skip applying ice melt as long as parking lots and sidewalks are shoveled. But this can be a dangerous and costly mistake. Underneath the snow is a thin, but slippery layer of ice that needs to be removed with ice melter in order to prevent slip-and-fall accidents.
Ice melt also needs to be used during light snowfalls. Even a dusting of snow can lead to slippery conditions if it melts and later refreezes.
Falls are a huge liability for facilities and cleaning professionals. Many businesses are required by law to take action during a storm to prevent slips and falls. By doing nothing, companies and cleaning professionals can be held liable if there is an accident.
TIPS SELECTED FOR YOU
Inspect Marble Floors After Cleaning
Scrubbing Marble Floors
Picking Equipment And Chemicals For Cleaning Marble Floors
Post-construction Cleanup Of Marble Floors
Removing Tire Marks From Concrete
Steady Feedback Will Help Boost Cleaning Productivity
Restroom Specialists Can Handle More Cleaning Tasks
Backpack Vacuums Can Boost Janitor Productivity
Cleaning Productivity Best Practices
Disinfecting Touch Points To Prevent Ebola Spread