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Freezing temperatures, snow, ice and freezing rain can create hazardous working conditions and impact your operations. Consider how poor road conditions can limit facility access, threaten workforce safety and disrupt your supply chain. Imagine the impact of water damage to equipment and supplies from frozen pipes that burst.


Proper winter hazard preparation will help protect your employees and assets, and is an essential part of your business resiliency program. Use these tools to help understand winter’s weather risks and be prepared.


Contact your local CNA Risk Control representative if you have questions about these tools or need help to prepare your organization for the hazards of winter.


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Checklist for Winter Weather


Consider these actions to minimize impacts/losses to a business before, during and after winter events.

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Snow and Ice Maintenance Considerations


Ensure your plan and supplies are in place before snow hits and temperatures drop.

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Snow Loading and Roof Collapse Preparation


As winter approaches, businesses often neglect to plan for roof collapses, one of the most serious winter threats.

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Winter Driving


Driving under any weather conditions always presents a variety of perils, however, snow, sleet and ice in the winter months deliver hazards that require extra care and attention