4 Work Day Safety Tips: When There’s Snow and Ice (For employers)
- Prevent slips, trips, and falls by clearing all walking surfaces of snow and ice, and spreading de-icer, as quickly as possible after a winter storm.
- Employers should consider options to avoid working on elevated heights; plan ahead for
safe snow removal of inclines, steps and ladders by clearing snow and ice from surfaces,
- When work on snow or ice is unavoidable, workers’ footwear should have good traction and
insulation. Water resistant boots or rubber over-shoes with good rubber treads may be a
- General workwear should be warm enough to prevent harmful exposure to cold
temperatures and include warm knit hats and gloves.
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