Walk Like a Penguin - Prevent Winter Trips, Slips and Falls!

Walk like a Penguin means to:

  • Feet wide
  • Knees bent
  • Arms out for balance
  • Take shorter steps
  • Wear gloves/mitts
  • Dress warm
  • Go slow!

Other Tips for Winter Safety

  • Use railings when walking up steps
  • Wear a good pair of boots while walking outdoors
  • Salt or sand walkways at your home or get someone to help you.
  • Check the weather before heading out and plan accordingly!


For Further Information

Call the Injury Prevention & Substance Use Program: (807) 625-5900

or toll-free 1-888-294-6630

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