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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...

2013-01-13 17:01:30

Long Island snow plowing company, Longo's Landscaping, recently prepped for winter work. St. James, NY (PRWEB) January 13, 2013 As the beauty of summer fades, replaced with the crisp and cool fall months, winter hides gently behind falls breeze.  With it will come a typical long island winter: Snow, heavy winds and a deep freeze.  However, Longo's of Long Island, now a popular Long Island Snow Removal Company, will not be hibernating.  Rather, they will turn to those...

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,...

2012-12-06 12:20:24

MANCHESTER, December 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- COLDER than average months in October and November are already driving sales at workplace equipment supplier Slingsby's purpose built salt facility as increasing numbers of businesses choose to prepare early for winter. Met Office figures show that 2012 has been one of the coldest years since 1996 and several inches of snow have already fallen across parts of the UK. Now bookmakers are slashing odds on a white Christmas and say...

2012-11-19 16:20:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the winter and holiday travel seasons approach, PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch today announced that the department has 5,400 operators and more than 2,250 trucks ready for winter weather, and encouraged motorists to join in preparations for the season. "PennDOT's primary goal during winter weather is keeping our nearly 40,000 miles of roadway passable, which means they won't necessarily be free of ice and snow during storms,"...

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...

2012-02-13 08:00:00

The Rotobec Horizon Loader completes Rotobec´s line of loaders with a larger lift capacity. It is used in various applications, including waste removal and the loading and unloading of logs and rail ties. (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 The Rotobec Horizon loader has a larger lift capacity than the Rotobec Elite loader. It is used in various applications including rail, for loading and unloading loose ties and rail segments. It can also be equipped with a grapple saw as an option for...

2012-01-17 22:00:00

Rotobec now manufactures a variety of attachments that are designed for railway maintenance ad tie handling applications. Our attachments include rail segment and loose tie handling grapples, custom loaders for OTR applications, loaders with saws for rail line disaster cleanup and custom attachments to meet the needs of rail contractors. (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 Rotobec is pleased to announce new rail tie and rail handling attachments. RAILROAD INDUSTRY ATTACHMENTS Heavy-Duty Tie Bundle...

2012-01-04 12:00:00

Orthopaedic surgeons offer tips to ensure safe shoveling, snow blower use ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 4, 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 2010, more than 148,000 people were treated in hospital emergency rooms, doctors' offices,...

2011-12-23 08:00:00

Dr. Andrew Peretz with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group Says It's Time To Take Simple Steps To Protect Your Back Carmel, NY (PRWEB) December 23, 2011 “We don't typically see snow-shoveling injuries in October,” says Dr. Andrew Peretz of Somers Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Group, “but this hasn't been a typical year.” When a freak storm hit the Northeast before Halloween, millions of people retrieved shovels from the depths of the...