Stock up on essential emergency supplies that will help you during extreme winter weather. In addition to the basic supplies like batteries and flashlights, you'll need snow removal supplies, like ice melt, snow blowers, snow shovels, and even portable heaters. HD Supply has thousands of products to help you prepare for winter storms.
Staying warm and indoors is most important during severe winter weather, but your facility may suffer the effects of the cold. Have plenty of warm blankets, and use portable heaters as needed. Pipe insulation can help prevent water pipes from freezing, saving you from major damage and repair costs.
According to OSHA, during a winter storm warning or a blizzard warning you should:
Once the storm has passed, you may need to do some cleanup and repairs on your property. Check your foundation and roof for any damage and use roof repair products to seal and patch any trouble spots. Use snow removal tools to clear walkways of snow and ice. Be aware that collected snow will melt, and you may have an issue with mud around your property. Use entry mats to help avoid slippery conditions.