Stay Safe This Winter: Tips & Advice
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Stay Safe This Winter!

Rachel Olszewski
Rachel Olszewski

As the cold weather continues, we must be proactive when it comes to staying safe. From driving in the snow to walking on icy sidewalks, there are plenty of dangerous situations you may find yourself in this season. In order to help you stay safe and free of injury this winter, we’ve found some tips you may want to keep in mind.Helpful Tips from the CDCAccording to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are lots of ways we can protect ourselves in winter. Some of these tips include:

  • Keep a winter emergency kit in both your car and your home with supplies like blankets, a flashlight, and batteries
  • Prepare a stockpile of water and nonperishable, pre-cooked food in your home
  • Do not travel during periods of weather service advisories
  • Scatter sand, salt, or cat litter on icy sidewalks and driveways to melt ice and prevent falls Visit this site for ice melt that is safe for pets

Helpful Tips from Scartelli Olszewski

  • Keep a pair of snow boots in the car in case you have to walk to safety
  • Try to maintain a full or near full tank of gas in the car
  • Store extra windshield washer fluid in the car

Where to Go if You’ve Been HurtTo learn more about these tips and other advice on keeping safe during winter, visit this link. If you were the victim of a slip and fall, car accident, or other personal injury this winter, contact us today for a free consultation.

Rachel Olszewski
Rachel Olszewski

Rachel D. Olszewski, an attorney at Scartelli Olszewski, P.C., is a dedicated advocate for clients who have suffered unjust harm. Following the legacy of her esteemed family members, Rachel specializes in personal injury, medical malpractice, and criminal defense. She is actively involved in professional associations and serves on the board of the Luzerne County Bar Association Charitable Foundation. Rachel is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
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