When people are on winter break, most want to go out and play in the snow, but who knew that the snow could be one's worst nightmare when stubbornness comes into play. Most people go out on an enjoyable snow-white day to sled down snowy hills and fling semi-hard snowballs at each other. No one would think that maybe sledding down the snowy hills could be so dangerous when they are having fun, and trying to show off. I certainly did not think that it was dangerous, but boy was I so wrong. Normally being a Los Angeles girl, going up to Big Bear is such an amazing experience, because down in the Los Angeles region it does not snow at all. However, I was not ready to face what was slowly going to change me in the mountains of California.
Once the snow started many people became stranded where they were at. Many people were stuck at work, school, and even in their vehicles. The people stuck in vehicles were the major portion of the death toll. Roadways became unpassable and alternate means of travel had to be acquired. Many people used snowmobiles to travel during this time. Snowmobiles became a huge asset to help get food and rescue people during the storm.
It is very important to stay on the trail during snowmobiling so then you don't hurt anything under or above the snow. If there is a baby pine tree growing then you run it over it with the track of the sled it could kill the tree. Maybe a farmer is planting winter rye and wants you to stay off from it so then this
In Pennsylvania there is a lot of cold weather and snow. When it is cold outside the pavement in the streets or on paths through friendly neighbor hoods crack. These cracks do not make the pavement un-ridable or drivable. Unfortunately, it doesn’t make it very unsafe for someone without expertise in riding in these conditions. The roads and and pathways need to be redone or refilled in many communities to offer a safer and more efficient way of exercising or even safer driving roads.
Although older adults fall more frequently than younger people, falls are not considered as a normal part of aging. Falls and fall related injuries among older adults are major Public Health concern and represent significant reasons of mortality and morbidity in older populations. Koski et al., (1998) defines “fall” as a sudden, unintended loss of balance leaving the individual in contact with the floor or another surface such as a step or chair. Each year, approximately 1 in 3 persons aged 65 years or older fall and more than 1.6 million older U.S. adults go to emergency departments for fall-related injuries (Hyuma et al., 2013). Injuries related to fall are associated with significant disability, reduced independence and mobility, and increased risk of injury deaths. According to National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (2008), the major primary
Extreme cold will result in freezing rivers and ice jams. When these thaw out it will result in flooding. No matter where the freezing takes place, the after effect will always cause flooding which will have adverse effects on crops and vegetation. Extreme cold can cause frostbite and hypothermia. Strong winds along with extreme cold makes the conditions feel a lot worst. The high winds take away bod heat, making the body feel cold a lot faster. According to the New York State Climate Office, extreme cold events in New York State occur regularly and are most common between October and March. The northern states are the areas that are most susceptible to extreme temperatures. This is an acceptable risk. Despite the cold temperatures, you still have many people that venture into the cold to fight the freezing conditions.
You should always keep in mind that the personal injury encompasses wide array of personal injuries. Your case would be considered under personal injury law only if you have sustained your injuries due to the negligence, omission or commission of some one. The case you will file would be a civil case and not a criminal case. The defendant would not be prosecuted and you will only receive only monetary compensation.
When it comes to playing in the snow, the 4-Runner comes ready for anything. It’s built rugged in order to conquer any terrain on and off your map. Toyota gave the 2016 4-Runner a heavy-duty body-on-frame construction that works perfectly while driving over half buried rocks that are found in high-elevation mountain roads.
As the seasons change and the temperatures start climbing, melting snow and spring rain showers can take their toll. Soon enough water can leak into the home and cause extensive damage, or the freeze and thaw cycles can put pressure on your driveway that leads to cracks. There's also the possibility of hail, which could destroy your siding, roof shingles, and even windows.
One reoccurring setback athletes obtain regularly, are injuries. Whether major or minor they open a window to more serious threats of damage. Athletes more commonly experience minor injuries, but a few unlucky athletes will experience a major injury causing their season or career to come to an abrupt end. Even though injury is not wished upon by an athlete, great benefits may emerge from these setbacks.
Of course this doesn’t apply if you are in Las Vegas but mostly for northern cities. When walking in the snow during the winter, make sure to wrap plastic grocery bags around your socks so they don’t get wet or of course you could wear boots. Wet socks can ultimately lead to pneumonia or foot fungus that will have you walking in pain with a limp if left untreated. Some homeless people can’t afford boots, so try to get free ones from the Salvation Army as they sometimes give out free winter clothes.
I went Jewel Lake for ice fishing few weeks ago with my friend and her family. There was some people doing ice fishing or skating. The hazards what I found are falling through the ice, hypothermia, windchill, and frostbite.
and public walk ways (Ditota, 2011) . When the roof of the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota collapsed in 2011 due to an abundance of snow, the Minnesota Vikings suffered over eighteen million dollars in damages and were fortunate that the incident occurred in the morning because no one was in the area to get hurt. (Associated Press, 2011)