The Window Chick Blog

How to Remove Snow from  Rooftops Safely

Posted by Susan Ring Dec 3, 2018 6:48:47 PM

In 2015, New England was pounded by snow. The buildup caused hundreds of roofs to collapse, resulting thousands of dollars in damage, not to mention injuries. Removing snow from a roof can be very dangerous not only to the people involved, but to the roof structure as well.

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Topics: fall protection, protection, shoveling, winter

How to Keep Your Building Safe For Winter

Posted by Susan Ring Oct 25, 2018 2:50:13 PM

Fall has fully made its presence known, and besides the beauty of the season, we know that it also means winter is coming. Once the freezing, cold, snowy weather begins, it can be a very trying time for owners and managers to keep their buildings safe. Here are a few suggestions that you can do now to make sure that you're structure is safe and prepared for winter.Contact Us

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Topics: personal fall protection, winter

Snow Removal Safety with Roof Railing Rentals

Posted by admin Nov 8, 2016 11:37:18 AM

Most people with a height phobia actually fear the possibility of falling rather than height itself--and with good reason. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, “Falls are the second leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide [with] 37.3 million falls severe enough to require medical attention” (September 2016). Just last winter, several Boston-area businesses faced legal action following fall-related deaths. Couple these statistics with those concerning preventable snow-related fall injuries (16 OSHA-investigated cases in the past decade), and it is clear that this particular phobia is well substantiated.

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Topics: safety, News, roof, shoveling, snow, winter

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