Jeffrey L. Tedder

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The Scoop to Avoiding Injury when Clearing Snow and Ice

Source: AAOS

While 2019 predictions call for warmer-than-average temperatures this winter for much of the United States, the risk of injury from snow and ice remains the same. Cold-weather conditions bring hazards that can be downright dangerous for those trying to clear walkways, paths and other areas. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is urging all those involved in snow removal and winter-weather cleanup to take precautions and focus on safety.

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