We maintain detailed weather records to protect our clients’ interests related to possible slip and fall incidents. 24-hour service with zero tolerance ice control capabilities is paramount for today’s snow fighting options. Our experienced team is prepared, proactive, and equipped to meet the demands of our Mid-Western winters. Our approach begins with advanced planning and management control systems which requires the right equipment and highly trained personnel. We implement a unique strategy developed for each individual property, including the assignment of required equipment, operators, sidewalk personnel, materials, and supervision.
Planning & Preparation
Communication is essential-
As a Professional snow & ice provider Snow Management Group will have a specific communication plan in place to keep all customers informed and up-to-date. This plan could include phone call trees to provide a layer of communication, onsite visits/updates, and text and email alerts. As a client it is a reasonable expectation is to work with a professional provider that has processes and systems in place for you to know when your property is going to be serviced.
Snow Response Plan-
Things to consider in relation to the weather and conditions include:
Every storm events needs a response plan. For example: A 2 inch midnight storm requires a different response than a 2 inch rush hour storm.
Blizzard conditions and long duration storms with heavy accumulation require a disaster response plan that includes power outages and increased resource capacity and multiple shift plans for people and equipment.
Many times, snow removal operators and laborers are required to work long and irregular hours similar to volunteer fire departments and other emergency response organizations that aren’t budgeted for ‘ready to go’ shift changes.
24/7 emergency response required.
Holiday emergency response required (Leaving the Thanksgiving table or leaving family on Christmas morning).
Impassible roads and traffic accidents
Adverse weather conditions including decreased visibility/subfreezing temperatures and ice storms causing power outages and dangerous driving conditions to your site.
Does your snow & ice management provider have a snow & ice response plan?
Snow Management Group is a prepared and professional snow & ice management providers, we will have a written process in place for responding to a variety of snow or ice events, ranging from average accumulations to blizzards and ice storms that require a disaster plan for power outages (no fuel will be available) and the need for increased resources and man power. We will have equipment ready, routes scheduled, and a dispatcher coordinating all equipment to necessary areas.
Experienced snow & ice management professionals such as SMG make weather planning a priority in the response planning process!