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Did you lose your tear & teach from a past issue of Snow Business, or maybe you're looking to print more copies? You can find and download them here, including the revamped format for 2020 that includes Spanish & English! Scroll down to access the most current versions of this great training resource. Older versions are available at

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Special thanks to our Tear & Teach sponsors - Fisher, SnowEx, and Western.


Dec 2020

Clearing snow in parking garages requires extra care and precision.



Oct 2020

Use these reminders when preparing your winter equipment for transport.


Sept Tear & Teach

Sept 2020

Educate team members on keeping the crew safe this winter.


Tear & Teach June 2020

June 2020

Operators driving equipment with salt spreaders or liquid spray systems must adhere to best practices for safe backing.


T&T April- Safe Driving

April 2020

Even when you are not plowing, that heavy piece of equipment mounted on the front of your truck changes how your vehicle performs.


Tear & Teach: Headlamps

Feb 2020

Ensuring that your snowplow’s headlamps are aimed correctly is important to achieve optimal visibility during plowing operations.



Dec 2019

Be prepared to safely perform in the field by knowing how to identify hazards, dress for success and when to speak up if you feel unsafe.

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sidewalk safety

Oct 2019

Winter snowfall is our ally as snow and ice professionals, but Mother Nature’s fury can test the limits of your team and their machines.

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Tear&Teach-Spill Events

Sept 2019

What’s your game plan for cleaning up an oil spill when a hydraulic line on your plow fails? The best way to manage the incident is to be prepared.

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August 2019

Stakes are useful visual reminders of hidden dangers and obstructions, especially when color coded.

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June 2019

During snow removal operations, make sure you follow best practices to ensure efficient operations.

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Tear and teach- post season

April 2019

The review process helps companies identify needed changes that can improve the bottom line and make your company more competitive.

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A Guide to Eutectic vs. Effective Temperatures

February 2019

When it comes to using deicing chemicals, success depends on science and experience. 

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