Some Quick Safety Tips for Walking
1. Obey pedestrian safety laws and use caution- walk against traffic, use crosswalks.
2. Be alert to approaching traffic- don’t listen to personal radio headsets.
3. Practice personal safety- avoid isolated routes, carry personal id, trust your
personal intuition, walk with a friend.
4. Wear appropriate clothing for the weather – dress in layers, remember rain gear.
5. Hydrate! Drink lots of water before, during and after your walk.
6. Wear sunscreen!
7. Wear comfortable shoes – keep a pair of dress shoes at the office.
8. Listen to your body and start slowly.
9. Think about your walk in 3 parts. Warm up/stretch – beginning, brisk pace –
middle, cool down – end.
10. Have fun!