De-icing Outdoor Walking Surfaces

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Keeping outdoor walking surfaces—such as parking lots and sidewalks—clear of ice (de-icing) in the winter is crucial practice, both at the workplace and at home. Not only does ice removal offer aesthetic benefits, but it can also help keep you, your co-workers and the general public protected from the risk of slips and trips.

With this in mind, here’s how you can play your part in promoting effective and safe de-icing measures this winter.

De-icing Best Practices

Utilize the following guidance to ensure proper ice removal:

Winter Weather Precautions

While de-icing outdoor walking surfaces, it’s vital to protect yourself from winter weather risks. Be sure to implement the following safety precautions during ice removal:

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