How To Walk On Ice

With the wicked weather, many are already slipping on the ice this winter; here are a few tips to help minimize your risk of falling on the ice.  Remember to walk like a Penguin (even add the Bangles tune to it if need be).

  • Keep your weight forward and on your front foot
  • Keep your arms out by your side to help you balance
  • Walk flat-footed and take short shuffling steps
  • Wear footwear that provides traction
  • Step down, not out from curbs
  • Keeps your knees slightly bent
  • Walk on snow or grass if possible

3 Comments

  1. Lauren O’Donohue on December 13, 2019 at 10:31 am

    Good tips to keep in mind. Happy Holidays!

  2. Chris Davis on December 13, 2019 at 10:35 am

    Great tool for staying vertical. We will pass along to our patients and residents. Happy Holidays!

  3. Harish Ailani on December 14, 2019 at 7:01 pm

    Thanks for good tips .
    I would like to add wear nice hand gloves so if you in case slip your hands should protect you without any hand injury.Harish

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