The winter can be a dangerous time to be out walking. Slipping on the snow and ice can lead to a big fall and injuries.
CBS 2’s Tanya Rivero offers these tips to staying safe on the ice, and what to do should you happen to fall.
STAYING SAFE ON THE ICE
Wear proper shoes
Take small steps
Keep both hands free
IF YOU BEGIN TO FALL:
Drop what you’re carrying
Break fall with thigh, hip, and shoulder
Bend head forward
The best piece of advice is to watch where you are walking. Following these simple tips should help you to stay safe and prevent injuries.