You’re on thin ice if you don’t know the dangers of winter drowning. Think safety before you hit the ice!
When Arctic blasts cause ice to form over lakes and ponds, hardy souls throughout the land gather on the frozen surfaces to enjoy hockey, ice skating, snowmobiling and ice fishing. But how do you know when the ice is thick enough to safely venture on it? That’s one of the most common questions every winter because weak or thin ice is extremely dangerous, as evidenced by the recent drowning tragedy of two teenage boys in New Jersey falling through partially frozen ponds. To help you stay safe, Security Specialists has laid out how to test ice thickness and handle yourself on a frozen body of water to prevent drowning.
If You Get Into Trouble On The Ice And You’re Alone:
If You Are On The Ice With Others:
Any activity on ice comes with a risk. By following these common-sense tips, you and your family can safely enjoy winter wonderland and avoid the dangers of drowning.
All of us at Security Specialists Want You To Stay Safe This Winter!