As winter begins to ramp up and the metro sees an increasing number of snowfall, we begin to see more ice collect on our roads and sidewalks.
Even small patches of ice can be dangerous, sparking head, hip and other bone-fracturing injuries. UNO Environmental Health and Safety encourages all students, faculty and staff to watch this precautionary video provided by the National Safety Council. The video explains how and why walking on icy surfaces is dangerous as well as proper safety precautions you should take to avoid injuries.
- Various icy conditions
- Techniques for walking on icy surfaces
- Choosing the safest route
- Proper footwear
- Getting in and out of vehicles
- Coming inside from snowy conditions
- username: UNOMav2019@safenebraska.org
- password: safety2019
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