If the temperature falls to or below zero degrees celsius then our winter gritting services swing into action across our client sites both inside and outside of normal working hours. Our teams grit everything from car parks, entrances, footpaths and roads. Our costs are based on the area to be treated
From an organisation’s point of view, it makes sense to develop a winter maintenance plan to ensure everything is in place before colder climates set in. Sorting your Winter gritting services and snow clearance requirements during summer means one less thing on your ‘to do’ list later on in the year.
As an employer there is a clear duty of care. Employers must ensure their employees, and anyone else who could be affected by their work (such as visitors, members of the public, patients etc), are kept safe from harm and that their health is not at risk. This means slips and trips risks must be controlled to ensure people do not slip, trip and/or fall.
B38 Group utilises the services of the Met Office to closely monitor the weather conditions across the UK and we work in partnership with the Met Office’s daily Weather Forecasting System. We use the services of a bespoke Winter Warning system enabling our customers to have full visibility of services activated for their sites but also avoids the expense of surplus gritting as we monitor weather conditions not just temperatures.
Information management is critical and staff are equipped with tablets featuring the latest Winter Warning software that tracks and reports on each gritting visit then reports directly back to the helpdesk and therefore our client in real time. All information can be provided to our client to show due diligence.
We operate on our clients’ behalf a significant fleet comprising of 18 tonne and 7.5 tonne gritting lorries, flat-bed trucks, adapted transit vans and tractors which are on standby every day of the gritting season.
On standby over the whole winter period, our managed winter gritting services draw on the experience of experts in the field of winter works. We ensure that our clients reduce their own liabilities and ensure that buildings have safe access for both people and vehicles during the winter period – a legal occupation for all businesses.
We offer a value for money competitive snow clearance service across the UK. We clear everything from walkways, roads, car-parks and loading areas ensuring that safe access routes are established for people and vehicles. This service minimises the risk of slips, falls and accidents and ensures that our clients always comply with their legal duty of care.