Although winter weather can’t be avoided, you can reduce your company’s vulnerability to the cold season by taking action before and throughout the winter.
Climate change is a reality and its effects can be seen by an increased frequency and severity of natural catastrophes and weather extremes. Winter weather can cause damage and disruption to your business, even if snow and ice are uncommon in your area. Many storms are accompanied by dangerously low temperatures and sometimes by strong winds, ice, sleet, and freezing rain. Reduce your company’s vulnerability to a winter storm by taking action before and throughout the cold season.
Follow these best practices to prepare for winter weather and help minimize its impact on your facility, employees, and business continuity.
How to prepare your property and equipment for cold weather
Below are a few tips to help prepare your property and equipment in the event your area is hit with extreme cold weather conditions.
Prepare your walking surfaces
Protecting your building equipment
Prepare fire protection systems
Prepare roof areas
For more information on how you can prepare, plan for extreme cold weather email us at RiskEngineeringServices@chubb.com.