Don't Fall For Winter
Posted On January 23, 2018 by Nanda Chinniah
THAW/FREEZE CYCLES WILL RETURN AS THE SEASON CHANGES LEADING TO TREACHEROUS CONDITIONS. SERIOUS INJURIES FROM FALLS TAKE UP A LARGE PERCENTAGE OF ADMISSION SPACE IN ALBERTA HOSPITALS.
"CHILDREN AGED 1 TO 9 & THE ELDERLY OFTEN SUFFER SERIOUS INJURIES TO THE HEAD HIP & LIMBS"
FEW SIMPLE STEPS THAT CAN BE TAKEN
• Apply sand/gravel mixture on your sidewalks. Some municipalities provide gravel for free pick up. Call
your local municipality or check its website.
• Walk in small steps to prevent the initial slip, after which it is difficult to regain stability.