Tips to Prevent Slips and Falls This Winter

Tips to Prevent Slips and Falls This WinterIce sends thousands sliding, slipping and falling each year. And unfortunately, many of those falls result in serious injury. You can’t control the weather, but you may be able to keep ice from forming on your walkways. One innovative company, HeatTrak, manufactures outdoor mats that, when plugged into an electrical outlet, melt snow and ice at a rate of two inches per hour. Commonly used by businesses and university campuses, HeatTrak mats have recently become available to homeowners.