8 Tips to Safely Maintain Your Business Workplace This Winter

8 Tips to Safely Maintain Your Business Workplace This Winter

When freezing temperatures occur and the white stuff starts falling, commercial property owners face many challenges. Keeping a commercial property safe is a job many commercial property managers  dread this time of year.

Experienced property managers understand the need to implement risk-management in order to avoid costly law suits and to protect their tenants. It is wise to assess property needs and repairs well before winter arrives.

Snow and ice present some serious hazards that can be mitigated when properly handled. Not only will it protect your tenants and visitors, but it will protect your property. Preventing caustic substances from entering your building will protect flooring and lessen the chances of slips and falls.

Harvey Hanna and Associates, a Delaware Commercial Development Company, creates plans for all of its commercial properties in order to provide safety and comfort to its building’s tenants and visitor. Check out our winter safety tips below.

8 Winter Safety Tips:

 

1. Monitor Your Space Heaters– Portable space heaters are a safety hazard. Be sure to educate employees about safe space heater practices, such as keeping space heaters out of high traffic areas and to avoid sharing the outlet withy other electrical devices.

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10 Tip to Safely Maintain Your Business Space This Winter

10 Tip to Safely Maintain Your Business Space This Winter

 

With the holiday season in full swing, the cold weather has arrived and so will the fun stuff it brings to the Delaware area this time of year. After last winter’s record snow falls, you might think we’re due a break. Well according to the Farmer’s Almanac that’s not to be. They predict that we’re in for another cold, wet and snowy winter.

Now is the time to prepare your business for what lies ahead. Maintaining and providing a safe work environment is just one of your many worries, so here’s a quick checklist to help you get back to business, as usual.

Top 10 Tips to Safely Maintain Your Business Space This Winter:

  1. Schedule Fire Drills & Build an Evacuation Plan – Any fire is dangerous. Knowing what to do is key to surviving a fire emergency. Conducting routine fire drills will give you and your co-workers the knowledge and confidence to escape safely. Fire extinguishers should be routinely checked. To schedule your fire drill today, please feel free to call our Operations and Maintenance Department today at 302-323-9300 Ext. 18.
  2. Monitor Your Space Heaters –

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