Winter Safety Tips

The weather in Newfoundland and Labrador can be quite different and can change often, so it is important to be aware of the changing weather conditions and to be prepared, with safety in mind. Some summer months such as July and August can be hot and humid, often indicated by a humidex, whereas in the winter, between lower temperatures and wind there is a wind-chill. December to March are the coldest months with the most severe cold weather that can include snow, sleet, and even rain. Wind is a factor at any time of year.
The best way to make the most of the outdoors is to have knowledge on what to expect and how to prepare. Winter Safety document will explain why it is important to keep safety in mind during the winter season, plus provide advice and information on preparing for weather and snowy, slippery conditions for winter activities.