Useful tips when walking on snow or ice

2024-01-18 2024-01-18T13:52:04Z
ندى ماهر عبدربه
ندى ماهر عبدربه
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Arabia Weather - When temperatures are low and snow or ice covers the roads and paths, walking becomes a matter that requires caution and following some tips to ensure your safety. In this article, we will take a look at some useful tips when walking on snow or ice, and we will review how to avoid slips and falls. We offer strategies for maintaining stability while navigating these difficult weather conditions.

Useful tips when walking on snow or ice

  • Give yourself enough time

Don't rush and give yourself extra time to move in difficult conditions.

  • Be careful on the roads

Traffic may be slow in snowy conditions, so avoid rushing.

  • Wear appropriate shoes

Choose shoes that provide traction on snow and ice, such as boots made of rubber and neoprene.

  • Use anti-slip products

Rely on abrasive soles or cleats to provide traction when walking.

  • Be careful when going up and down

Follow safety procedures when ascending or descending vehicles or stairs.

  • Stay stable

Use handrails for support and keep your center of gravity over your legs.

  • Walk carefully

Walk slowly, and stay away from places covered in ice.

  • Avoid distraction while walking

Be careful not to get distracted and direct your attention forward while walking.

  • Fall safely

If you fall, follow safe fall techniques and avoid using your hands to support yourself.

  • Use your body for balance

Bend your back slightly and walk with flat feet to maintain balance.

By following these tips you can reduce the risk of slips and falls, ensure a safe hiking trip in cold weather and always be sure to keep yourself and others safe while enjoying the winter weather.

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Sources:

ehs.iastate.edu

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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