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Snow & Ice Management Standard Glossary of Terms

Snow & Ice Management Standard Glossary of Terms

The snow & ice industry is hindered by miscommunication and the threat of slip and fall litigation. Insurance providers, facilities management professionals, and snow contractors must come together to create Common Ground - shared risk, clarity in service expectations and quality communication.

The glossary defines key terms used in the procuring, selling, planning, implementing, and legal defense of professional snow & ice management services in North America.

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The Snow & Ice Management Standard Glossary of Terms 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 glossary does not indicate an endorsement of any business or person by SIMA.

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