05 October 2022
Employing the services of a proactive and flexible gritting services provider avoids unnecessary site visits
Employing the services of a proactive and flexible gritting services provider avoids unnecessary site visits.
Winter gritting works best when it is responsive to hour by hour, postcode specific local weather conditions. Grit too early, or too late, and the effort will be wasted. However, there are different levels of service available. You can choose to employ a reactive or proactive approach to gritting and rock salt spreading.
Reactive gritting is carried out at night to minimise disruption and ensure that the site is safe, clear and ready to use when morning arrives.
Planned gritting is carried out on a set programme with a pre-agreed number of visits.
Your gritting services contractor will work with you to provide a flexible service offering.
· Weather forecasting – Met Office prediction service
· Reactive gritting
· Planned gritting
· Snow clearing
· Grit and salt bins and management
· Site information and reporting
A flexible approach to gritting services will ensure the safe movement of people and traffic on your site continues through icy weather with precise ground temperature monitoring to keep you ahead of the weather.