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Winter Maintenance School

Keep your knowledge fresh so you and your crew can fully attain standards for winter maintenance while efficiently using resources.

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Can You Answer any or all of The Questions Below?

What is the Dew Point and why do I need to understand it?
What is the difference between Anti-Icing, De-Icing and Prewetting?
What tools are becoming available and more affordable that can assist in my Winter Operations?
How do my decisions affect the environment?
Why is it important to check the weather reports, how often and how do I read them?

Are You Making These Expensive Mistakes?

Do you get surprised by changing weather conditions?
Are you still doing the exact same thing you were doing 30 years ago?
Are chemicals costs going up with no increase in levels of service?
Are your road classifications up to date?
“Course was very informative and it covered all of the important information involved in winter operations. Instructor was thorough and very effective. Overall, very well done.”
City of London

Here's what you'll learn

Our professional instructors will teach you:

Maintenance Standards / Levels of Service
Weather Basics
Ice Formation
Salt & Sand Fundamentals
Anti-icing and De-icing
Record Keeping
Best Practices
Pre & Post Season Preparation
Advances in Winter Maintenance Technology
Managing Blowing Snow and Other Challenges
Plowing Techniques
Snow & Ice Control on Gravel Roads
Winter Patrolling Basics

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Why Take This Course

In the winter, one road can experience a multitude of driving conditions all at the same time.  There could be whiteout conditions in one area, while another is clear but icy, and a third portion could be drifting over.  It is vital that supervisors and patrollers know what impact the weather has on their roads at all times.  Just because the sun is shining does not mean the salters/sanders should not be out.  And in today’s ecologically sensitive environment, how much salt and/or sand should be laid down is another key aspect that must be fully understood.

There are a whole host of topics associated with winter maintenance that must be fully understood in order to provide safe and efficient service – without comprehensive training, supervisors’ and patrollers’ knowledge and abilities will be severely limited, thereby negating any positive impact they were meant to provide.

If you are an experienced winter road maintenance supervisor, you know that snow/ice control involves much more than plowing and applying salt/sand.  As the knowledgeable ‘go to’ person your operators expect guidance about all staffing, equipment and material decisions required to meet municipal and provincial standards. This course is for you!  This two-day interactive course is packed with useful information necessary for good decision making throughout your winter operations

Who Is This For?

This two day, informational, discussion-based training session has been designed for supervisors, senior operators, area maintenance contractors and fleet managers. If Winter Maintenance is new to you or if you are highly experienced you will find value in this course.

A FIT FOR EVERY NEED

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