Cold Weather: Slips, Trips, and Falls

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This Tech Tip was originally published as the January 2016 “Safety Pins” by Philip E. Spiezio, Safety Officer, Washington County Office of the Safety Officer

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Cold weather brings many risks and hazards with it. An increased risk of slipping and falling is just one of those risks. Injuries from slips, trips and falls are one of the most common causes of injuries.

Here are a few tips that may help you or somebody you know avoid an injury from the result of a slip, trip or fall.

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