Preventing falls and other seasonal accidents now that winter is upon us

In winter, the snow and ice can turn pavements and road surfaces into skating rinks, increasing the risk of slips and injuries. At this time of year, the CERN infirmary sees more people coming in with problems after a fall. During these winter months, it’s important to wrap up well (wear warm shoes with a good grip, a hat, gloves, etc.), use the appropriate means of transport (public transport or a car fitted with winter tyres rather than a bike or motorbike) and take great care when travelling.

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