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Preventing slips, trips and falls this winter season

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Mountaineer News published an article on keeping safe during the winter season.

Preventing slips, trips and falls this winter season

Winter is officially upon us with freezing temperatures and snow that may cause walking surfaces to become slippery on campus. Environmental Health and Safety encourages all students, faculty, staff and visitors to wear the appropriate footwear and be watchful of areas that could create a slip, trip or fall hazard. For the safety of everyone, we encourage you to read, and share these winter walking tip sheets for injury prevention, awareness and guidance.

You should also read their article on proper footwear and walking on ice and snow.