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


    Make Sure These 4 Items are in Your Commercial Snow Removal Contract

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Nov 3, 2016 7:41:00 AM

    Commercial managers appreciate the importance of fast, efficient, and professional snow removal from their premises. Snow build-up causes delays, foot and vehicle traffic build-up, property damage, and pedestrian accidents that could lead to costly lawsuits. Slip and fall accidents are among the most common liabilities that commercial properties have to contend with.

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    Topics: Insurance, Snow Removal Contractor

    How Much Will a Slip and Fall Injury Cost You?

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jul 25, 2016 7:00:00 AM

    Facility managers are often charged with making critical decisions regarding liability protection that will affect their facilities’ bottom line. While preventative measures to guard against lawsuits can seem to take a huge bite out of profits, it is nevertheless essential for those in charge of safety and maintenance to understand how even one slip and fall injury due to snowy or icy conditions can result in a significant business loss. It is incumbent upon those tasked with facility maintenance decisions to monitor these risks and take appropriate action to prevent these injuries.

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    Topics: Winter Safety, Insurance, Slip and Fall

    Matt Peterson on Risk Management, Insurance, and the Snow and Ice Removal Industry

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jul 20, 2016 7:00:00 AM

    In this interview with Matt Peterson, President of Mills Insurance Group and Snow Removal Insurance Brokerage, we’ll discuss risk management and insurance for the snow and ice management industry.

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    Topics: Snow Removal, Facility Management, Insurance, Ice

    Commercial Property Insurance: What You Need to be Covered for Winter

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Nov 3, 2015 4:30:00 AM

    Facility maintenance during winter involves a multitude of tiny details along with the major task of snow and ice removal from facility grounds. Yet, one of the ways to protect your company's property in the cold season is to upgrade your commercial property insurance to make sure it covers all of the dangers that winter presents. Some of the most important points of coverage for your commercial building during the winter include the following:

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    Topics: Commercial Property Management, Facility Management, Winter, Facilities Maintenance, Insurance

    Six Insurance Lessons For Facility Managers from Last Winter

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Oct 20, 2015 4:30:00 AM

    Bracing for the effects of significant snowfall is a critical responsibility of every facility manager. This doesn’t just include how to best prepare the property physically, but also monetarily. Here are six insurance lessons learned from the 2014-2015 season.

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    Topics: Commercial Property Management, Facility Management, Winter, Liability, Insurance