risk management: tip of the week

Emergency Supplies for Winter Storms

Winter is coming to your self-storage facility. Are your emergency supplies stocked and ready for use? Before the first storm arrives, take the time to assemble the equipment and supplies that you may need so they are on hand and ready for use if needed.

Items to consider include a snow blower, rock salt or ice melt and disposable cups, a salt spreader, sand, snow shovels, lock de-icer, jumper cables, a first aid kit, emergency supplies of water and nonperishable food, flashlights, battery-powered radio, batteries, hand and power tools, portable pumps and hoses, and plastic covers and tarps. It is also an excellent idea to store a copy of important documents in an off-site location such as insurance policy numbers and contact information for employees, customers and vendors.

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Make it a safe day!

Mike Schofield
President & CEO