Snow & Ice 2005
Sprint Snow Solutions
Aug 1, 2005 4:01 PM, Michael Coleman
During the harshest Kansas winters, the snow removal team at Sprint World Headquarters tackles the challenge like a Swiss Army knife. The team itself is a hybrid of in-house staff and outside vendor support that keeps the entire campus and its miles of paved areas clean and safe for traffic—both vehicular and pedestrian....
Sep 1, 2005 11:40 AM, By Christopher Gersib
You wouldn’t believe how many contractors push snow reluctantly,” reflects James Huston as he travels northeast on I-81, somewhere in rural Pennsylvania. “Snow removal is a tremendous opportunity, but most people don’t approach it right.”
Huston earns his living consulting with landscape and snow-removal contractors nationwide....
Oct 1, 2005 11:34 AM, Howard Riell
The great part about finding and keeping top-quality snow removal employees and subcontractors is that they’re looking for top-quality employers to work for.
Did someone say win-win?
The search has many facets; some less obvious than others. Operators with no shortage of people who want to work for them take out ads,...
Heating Things Up
Nov 1, 2005 12:18 PM, By Brian Stoops, Tyco Thermal Controls
Fifteen percent of all accidental deaths are related to slip-and-fall incidents. This number, which may surprise you, is second only to motor vehicle accidents. In fact, each year, more than a million people seek hospital treatment for slip-and-fall accidents. Of those million, 300,000 will suffer debilitating injuries and 12,000 will die. Moreover, many of these slip-and-fall accidents could easily have been avoided through simple proactive measures. In particular, in the wintertime, hazardous snow and ice conditions have been identified as a major cause of slip and falls....