With the constantly changing winter weather we have around South Georgian Bay, I thought I would share a good tip on how to walk on ice to avoid nasty falls (and trips to the emergency room)!

 

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You can minimize your risk of falling on the ice.  The Penguin walk helps remind us how to walk on ice.

  • 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

Source : http://www.klkntv.com/story/39830070/people-are-already-falling-on-the-ice-here-are-a-few-tips-to-avoid-falling

4 thoughts on “Winter Lessons: How to walk on ice

  1. Hey Sarg……. it’s Peter Penguin here ! Guess my agent told you I have back issue. Have been doing Mackenzie stuff, but its not moving, so I have an appt with Julie on Monday to start my healing with some traction. Geez Looeez, If it aint one thingie, it’s two thingies, eh? Have a good weekend Will be back shortly to your classes. PP

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  2. Bonnie, Do you mind if I forward this email to friends? I think it is brilliant. Please let me know. Thanks. Joan

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