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Best Practices Checklist

Best Practices Checklist

This tool can be used by anyone who is seeking to hire snow & ice management services, and by snow removal contractors themselves, to assess the various attributes that make up a professional, quality snow management operation. It is also valuable for insurance agents and underwriters when documenting the level of professionalism/sophistication of a snow removal company.
The checklist provides an easy-to-use checkbox format, one page in length, focusing on five core areas.

Before you access the page to download the checklist, please fill out the fields below and agree to the terms of use. Please email any questions to


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Terms of Agreement

The Best Practices Checklist is provided as a general reference for the snow and ice management industry, designed to help all industry stakeholders communicate more effectively. Any use of this checklist does not indicate an endorsement of any business or person by SIMA.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no SIMA volunteer, contributor, or employee shall be responsible or liable for any direct, indirect, punitive or other losses or damages under any contract or tort (including, without limitation, negligence and strict liability).

At no time should any organization adapt or copy the items contained in the Best Practices Checklist and claim them as their own, or sell or redistribute them without express written permission by an authorized staff member of the Snow & Ice Management Association.

By agreeing to these terms and providing an email address, you also agree to opt-in to best practices guidelines updates and emails related to SIMA and Snow Business events/products. Monthly e-news and occasional product-specific emails, offers and promotions from key industry suppliers will also be included. We will not share your email or personal/business address to entities for marketing purposes. All emails will come from SIMA and Snow Business. You can opt-out of the emails at any time.

By implementing, referencing, or in any other way utilizing terms within this document, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless SIMA from and against any claim, action or demand.
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