Don’t Get Caught Slipping!

Is your workplace prepared for ice this winter? Here at City Wide, we know it’s your responsibility to keep your surfaces and roadways safe and clear, so we pride ourselves in managing services for you to give you peace of mind. By offering unique, high-performing solutions for all of your de-icing and anti-icing problems, we let you focus on other areas of need.

Why is it so important to have a workplace ice removal plan? Being proactive with a comprehensive strategy can help prevent winter slips, falls, and injuries. Hospital emergency rooms always have an increase in patients who have fallen after icy conditions. These injuries can range from a broken wrist or a sprained ankle to more severe fractures, internal injuries, and even life-threatening head trauma. Year after year, falls on icy walking surfaces are a leading cause of workplace injuries during the winter months. De-icing and anti-icing chemicals can help you ensure safe, snow-and-ice-free surfaces.

To better manage snow and ice, it’s helpful to understand the difference between de-icing and anti-icing. De-icing is the removal of snow, ice, and frost from affected surfaces via the application of ice-control products. Your assigned crew will perform de-icing after snow-removal operations to melt remaining snow and ice. Anti-icing, however, is the application of melting products to driving or walking surfaces to either help de-ice the surface, or as a preventative measure to lessen ice build-up and/or make it easier to remove. Anti-icing is useful because it creates safe winter conditions and is a cost-effective option. It’s important to know both methods since you cannot rely on one method for de-icing and anti-icing since each chemical and storm are different.

Whatever your de-icing or anti-icing challenge, we will save you time and enhance safety by providing a full suite of high-performing products and services to prevent snow and ice from bonding to parking lot and walkway surfaces. We deliver unique and highly-effective solutions that will give you peace of mind, knowing your surfaces are clear and free of danger. Don’t get caught slipping on the ice – now is the time to prepare for winter weather with City Wide!

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