Like everyone, many Lodges spend the winter digging out from snow storms. Shoveling snow can provide an opportunity for exercise, help out less-able community members, and build camaraderie among the members. All the same, snow removal can also be risky for members, volunteers and your organization.
Shoveling snow yourself can pose health risks and hiring snow removers comes with added risks to your Lodge. The next time it snows, make sure to follow these snow shoveling safety tips to minimize your risk of a claim.
Snow Shoveling Risks
It’s important to remember that snow is heavy — a fact that’s easy to forget after a nice long summer. Just one inch of snow weighs between 0.3 to 4.8 pounds per square foot, depending on how wet and […]