January 7, 2015 | by Valerie Michel Buck
Cold weather can bring more than just a white Christmas. It also brings a number of hazards which can cause slips and falls. Here are some ways to avoid slips and falls.
Wearing proper footwear is an easy way to prevent slipping.
Parking and walking on flat surfaces can help prevent slipping. Avoid parking or walking on an angle if possible.
Textured surfaces may harbor ice without making it too slippery for the person walking on it.
Walking near handrails indicates you are on a walking path but may also save you in case you do slip and fall.
Bring Extra Shoes if Needed
If you have to wear dress shoes, bring a good pair of outdoor shoes to change into.
Walk slowly and pay attention to the areas around you.
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