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    A Guide to Snow Removal, Snow Melting Mats & Facility Maintenance

     

    Wheelchairs and Snow Removal: What You Need to Know

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Nov 10, 2016 8:29:00 AM

    Traveling from place to place during the winter season is difficult for everyone, but those who rely on a wheelchair to get around have additional challenges due to traction problems and the lack of control caused by snowy or icy conditions.

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2.2 million people in the United States use a wheelchair for mobility. Couple this statistic with an increasingly aging population, and you can see why making your facility safe for wheelchair users is essential to proper management of your facility.

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    Topics: Handicap Accessible

    The Impact of ADA Snow Removal Regulations at Your Facility

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jun 29, 2015 2:10:00 PM

    Efficiently managing industrial facilities is a task that is never so challenging as in the midst of the winter season. Snow and ice removal must be handled in a fast, effective manner that keeps your building constantly accessible to all. Not only must your premises be safe and functional, they must also fully comply with the high standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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    Topics: Commercial Property Management, Facility Management, Handicap Accessible