Winter Safety

Oh, snow! Winter is here. ❄️

As we shift into a new season of winter weather it is important to keep safety top of mind. Follow these tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe. 

Municipal Matter - Winter safety
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Follow these tips to help you stay safe:

  1. Drive with caution. Leave extra time to get to your destination. Turn on your headlights on, avoid high speeds and leave lots of space between you and the vehicle ahead of you. 
  2. Shovel your walkways or ask for help! As a Cochrane homeowner, you are responsible for shoveling your walkways to ensure that there are no slips and falls on your property. If you are unable to, reach out to a neighbour, friend or contact local companies to do the job.
  3. Wear warm winter clothing. Dress in layers and have proper winter shoes or boots, hats, and gloves to help you stay warm, dry, and slip-free. 
  4. Prepare an emergency kit. You never know when a winter storm may hit, whether you're out on the road or at home, it’s important to be prepared. Pack a bag with candles, water, blankets, matches, first aid kit and any other emergency supplies.