According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, an average of 11,500 people go to the emergency room every year for snow shovelling injuries . . . and there’s an average of 100 DEATHS.
The main reasons people go to the ER are: Soft tissue injuries . . . cuts . . . fractures . . . and heart issues.
Those heart issues are also the ones that are most likely to be fatal . . . a combination of tough physical activity and cold weather raises the risk of having a heart attack.