As parts of Eastern Canada and the United States experience extreme winter weather conditions, we’re reminded of the importance of winter safety. The recent blizzard of 2015 hit certain areas particularly hard, with several feet of snow, cancelled flights, power outages, and halted transportation systems. Although we aren’t able to control the weather, we can certainly be prepared and know the best way to react to the cold conditions to ensure the safety of our families and employees.
Here’s a round up of ePACT blog articles to help you stay safe if you are experiencing a snowy winter.
Be Aware of Winter Hazards – During the cold winter months, there are many risks to take into consideration. This blog offers a review of these hazards that everyone should look out for including frostbite, hypothermia, snow and ice and fog.
Top 4 Tips for Shoveling Snow – Snow shoveling is important as it allows for increased safety and accessibility. However, there are numerous underlying risks you should be aware of when shoveling snow. Take a read through this article to stay safe during this activity.
Preparing for blizzards – If you are located in an area that experiences extreme cases of snowstorms and even blizzards, it’s important to know what to do. This blog offers helpful tips when it comes to dealing with blizzards.
East Coast Winter storm – Now that the snow and cold temperatures are here, it’s important to remember that new hazards are present. Use these pointers to stay safe in the winter conditions, especially if your family is looking forward to a day out in the snow!
Safety Preparedness Tips for your Business – What can your business do to ensure you are prepared for cold winter conditions? This blog discusses some common winter situations that could impact your business operations and some suggestions to help you prepare for them.
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