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TAG: Kevin Gilbride

Snow schism

December 18, 2015By
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SIMA’s new Glossary of Terms highlights a rift between the snow industry’s two associations. When a 52-year-old woman in Passaic, N.J., slipped and fell in her employer’s parking lot in 2011, the snow management company responsible for the property found itself in an unfortunate, financially-damaging situation. Last month, a jury awarded the woman $2.25 million, according to, finding Greg... read more

SQA accredited by ANAB to issue SN 9001 certifications

December 9, 2013By

Smithers Quality Assessments (SQA), based in Akron, Ohio, became the first certification body to be accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) to certify professional snow and ice management companies to the SN 9001 Quality Management Systems standard. “As snow removal contractors prepare for the winter season in North America, we are ready to offer certification to the SN... read more