Fundamentals of Anti-Icing & Liquids
Build a trained workforce employing the use of liquids and solids in an effective anti-icing strategy.
The commercial snow management industry plays a critical role in protecting the public and keeping businesses running. That’s a tall order, but you’re not alone. Engage with professionals from across North America, including contractors, facilities managers, and suppliers.
SIMA is here to help. Our mission? Empowering snow & ice management professionals for success.
Need to hire a service provider?
The snow and ice management industry provides an essential service for the safety of your property, your employees and your customers. So choosing the right provider is key. You can lean on SIMA to help connect you to qualified snow management professionals.
Seek out professionals
Source professional, reliable snow contractors who have the commitment and resources to get it done on time and on budget. Use our directory to find snow providers in your service area.
Be an educated buyer
Snow is a difficult service to purchase, and there are a number of pitfalls to avoid. Not to worry - resources are available to help you become more adept at navigating the challenges.
Align with standards
SIMA’s Standard Practice for Procuring & Planning Snow Services is designed to keep sites open, reduce environmental impact and manage the threat of slip and falls.
Protect your company
Obtaining insurance for your snow business can be tough … and expensive. Connecting with insurance providers, understanding complex contract language and endorsements, and leveraging best practices for risk management and documentation will be the keys to success.
Creating common ground
SIMA’s long-term vision is to create common ground among all commercial snow management stakeholders using best practices. From better RFP practices, to sustainable salt management, to snow planning and operations, we offer these practices to help connect, educate and benchmark.
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Salt use and the environment
Environmentally conscious snow management requires commitment, education and collaboration. To get this done, we need snow contractors, their customers and subject matter experts to work together for a common cause.
Snow & Ice Management
This book tackles all the pitfalls, challenges, opportunities and trends in commercial snow management. It's an essential resource for running a successful snow business.
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Develop your workforce
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