Tag Archives: Ice

Snow Blowers – Good for Snow, Bad for Hands

Every year individuals around the world suffer from amputations and other severe injuries, all by doing the same thing – using snow blowers incorrectly. Lots of people incorrectly assume that the auger, located at the intake end of the snow… read more

Walk Safe – It’s Slippery Outside!

Oh, the weather outside is frightful…­­­ Winter doesn’t just bring frightful weather, but also a substantial increase of injuries sustained via falls. In fact, ­slips and falls are some of the most frequent types of injuries that occur during these… read more

Don’t Let Snow and Ice Bring You Down – Literally!

It’s official – winter is here. And, with it comes snow and ice. While fun for skating, sledding, and snowman building, it’s also prime conditions for slips and falls – often resulting in foot and ankle injuries. In fact, the… read more