Winter Health

Infographic: Snow Shoveling Safety

In many parts of Canada, we brag about how high our snowbanks are, such as, “The snowbanks are so high in Toronto that I can finally clean out the eaves troughs without a ladder.” 🙂

However, the folks from the beautiful Canadian province of Nova Scotia, know their snow, and apparently they have plenty of safe snow shoveling techniques to share because of it. Take it from the Nova Scotia Health Authority when it comes to how to select a quality snow shovel, how fast and heavy you should scoop, and be sure to take it easy as shoveling can be strenuous on the body and the heart…