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Staying Safe in the “Big Freeze”

January 8, 2010

If you must enter out in the icy weather please ensure the following safety precautions:

  • Wrap up, wear layers and
  • Bulky coat.
  • Wear boots with non skid soles.
  • Wear a brightly coloured scarf or hat or reflective gear to ensure you are visible to motorists.
  • Take a walking stick with you and ensure the rubber tip is not worn out.
  • Avoid shortcuts and stay on main well lit footpaths.
  • Keep hands out of pockets and this decreases your centre of gravity and balance.
  • Watch were you are going.
  • Walk slowly and don’t rush.

Remember you can contact the HSE information line if you are experiencing difficulties 1850 241850.


Attn: Members of the Cork division

Due to adverse weather conditions the scheduled meeting of the ISCP Cork division on Monday 8th January has been cancelled. The next meeting of the Cork division will be on Monday 8th February @11am in Connolly Hall.



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