Winter Hazard Awareness Week 2015
Don’t let the beautiful fall days make you forget –
winter in Minnesota is on the way!
To help everyone get ready for the season, DPS-HSEM sponsors
Winter Hazard Awareness Week to inform and remind people in Minnesota
about the most common hazards associated with winter and some practical tips on
how to avoid them.
Each day of the week is focused on a specific
topic of discussion: Weather, Outdoor Safety, Indoor Safety, Fire Safety and
Citizens, local professionals and volunteers can use these
resources to engage their fellow citizens and local media to focus on these
hazards any time to help ensure everyone has a safe and warm winter season.
2015 WINTER HAZARD AWARENESS WEEK TOPICS
Winter Weather Overview
– Ice storms, blizzards, sub-zero temperatures, winter weather watches and warnings and wind-chill
Winter Fire Safety
– Winter and holiday fire safety, alternative heat sources, smoke detectors, cooking safety, candle and decorations
– auto safety, snowplows, road conditions, using 5-1-1, winter driving tips, car survival kits.