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2014-01-07 23:02:32

Many people rely on snow blowers to clear snow from driveways and sidewalks. But these machines can lead to injury or even death, so Amica Insurance is sharing safety tips. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 With winter now in full swing, many people will rely on snow blowers to clear snow from driveways and sidewalks. But these machines can lead to injury or even death, so Amica Insurance is sharing tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe. According to the U.S. Consumer Product...

2013-11-25 12:27:20

ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each winter, snow removal becomes a necessary to-do for millions of Americans. But back strains and other common snow removal injuries can turn this chore into a daunting task. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in 2012: -- More than 34,200 people were treated in hospital emergency rooms, doctors' offices, clinics and other medical settings for injuries sustained while shoveling snow....

2013-11-06 23:23:09

Only Snowblower to Provide Cord- and Gas-Free Operation Edison, N.J. (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Just charge it. Consumers looking for a convenient and powerful solution for snow removal – meet the latest in winter weather technology: Snow Joe iON – the first and only cordless and gas-free snow thrower on the market. It’s also easy-to-use and eco-friendly, providing homeowners in snowy areas with an ideal solution for the season. The Snow Joe iON is always ready to handle snow...

2013-10-25 12:24:49

AKRON, N.Y., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WoodMaxx Power Equipment is now offering 5 percent off the price of equipment for previous clients. Those who already own WoodMaxx Power Equipment can now purchase a new chipper shredder, snow blower, or wood chippers for an even more economical price. Wood chippers can be one of the most useful items for homeowners, businesses and landscaping companies. They can be used to turn leaves and other debris into mulch, branches into even-sized...

2013-08-09 12:23:12

AKRON, N.Y., Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WoodMaxx Power Equipment now offers two different types of snow blowers. Choose from PTO snow blower attachment, or a skid steer attachment. Each type of snow blower is available in two convenient sizes, allowing the customer to select the size that is ideal for their needs. Each type of WoodMaxx snow blower is designed to power snow with ease. The difference between the two types of snow blowers is which kind of machine they attach to. PTO...

2013-02-06 12:25:36

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year about 5,700 people in the United States visit an emergency room due to an overlooked seasonal health risk: snow blower-related injuries. These include fractured bones, cuts to skin and soft tissue, and serious bruises or sprains. In more than 10 percent of injuries, the snow blower amputates the user's hand, fingers or both. "Snow blower injuries tend to happen when someone stops paying attention for even a few seconds," said R. Michael...

2012-12-19 16:24:06

Orthopaedic surgeons offer tips to ensure safe shoveling, snow blower use ROSEMONT, Ill., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fallen snow must be cleared regularly to ensure pedestrian and driver safety. However, if done improperly, shoveling or snow blower use can cause serious injury to the back, shoulders, hands or feet. According to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission: In 2011, more than 125,000 people were treated in hospital emergency rooms, doctors' offices,...

2012-11-28 16:21:32

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG), the world's largest producer of gasoline powered engines for outdoor power equipment, is a recipient of Power Equipment Trade's Dealers Choice Award for its 750 Series(TM) and 950 Series(TM) snow engines, a well-known industry award that honors outdoor power equipment suppliers' for their innovative products and technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120529/CG15020LOGO) Dealers...

2012-11-12 08:30:41

CLEVELAND, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Digest editors have awarded three of Cub Cadet's premium quality snow throwers (snow blowers) a coveted Best Buy distinction. The Cub Cadet 221 LHP, 526 SWE and 528 SWE represent three of 10 gasoline-powered products highlighted. According to the publication, the Best Buy designation is only applied to those products that deliver exceptional value - a rating reserved for fewer than three percent of the competing models in any given product...

2012-09-20 02:22:37

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When the winter storms arrive later this year, two new engines from Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) will help homeowners clear their driveways and walkways of unwanted snow - even in temperatures as low as -20 degrees Fahrenheit. The new 750 Series(TM) and 950 Series(TM) engines for snow blowers deliver the power, performance and easy, dependable starting that homeowners demand in harsh winter months. (Logo:...