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Preparing your business for harsh weather

A number of articles have appeared in the press saying this winter will be the coldest for years, yet research published by the BIFM and GRITIT revealed that more than 30 per cent of organisations fail to plan for the ...

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Winter Wrapped Up!

To help you prepare for the colder months we’ve got winter wrapped up with our comprehensive range of winter safety products. Turbocast 800 towable grit spreader can be used as a broadcast or drop spreader. Turbocast 800 will hold approximately ...

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Give winter the cold shoulder

After two very mild winters in a row, there’s a worry that some FMs might be getting complacent about preparing for the snow season. In this article Vicky Lopez, co-founder and director of De-ice gives her view on why this ...

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New Turbocast 800 Gritter for ice-free grounds

During the winter months, freezing temperatures can cause treacherous conditions underfoot. How will you keep your site safe? It may be time to consider the NEW Turbocast 800 Gritter from Glasdon. This compact unit has been designed to give controlled, ...

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Weather data is a vital FM tool

Precise weather information, especially in the winter months, is one of the most crucial data sources for keeping facilities safe for staff and visitors, according to Nikki Singh-Barmi, managing director of winter risk management specialist GRITIT. Speaking at the company’s ...

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FMs warned of their ‘Duty of Care’ during the winter months

With around 200 deaths and serious injuries caused through work-related driving incidents, and one in three road crashes involves a vehicle being driven for work, facilities managers (FMs) are being warned of their Duty of Care to ensure their people, from mobile ...

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Vacant property guide provides winter cold remedy for landlords

Vacant property specialists, VPS, has issued a guide to help landlords and owners of vacant commercial properties and homes to plan for the winter ahead. The ‘VPS Cold Weather Plan’ white paper which has extracted the expertise of VPS’ very ...

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Winter is a risky business

Winter risk experts GRITIT are warning that organisations are failing in their duty of care by not having a winter risk policy. Organisations must assess the risks to employees and customers through the effective planning, organisation, control, monitoring, and review of ...

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Winter is coming!

Think that dealing with winter weather and keeping business’s running smoothly during the snowy seasons is only relevant in November and December? Industry expert Vicky Lopez of De-Ice explains why this is not the case As one of the UK’s ...

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FMs warned to be ready for the coldest winter this century

A warning has been issued by GRITIT managing director Nikki Singh-Barmi that the extreme weather forecast for this winter, looks set to have massive health and safety and financial implications for businesses which are reactive and fail to put a bespoke ...

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