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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

In the European part of Russia currently remains abnormally warm weather. In this regard, the ice on water bodies loose, fragile. Access to it is extremely dangerous.

According to Roshydromet and Rosvodresursy to the end of the week the presence of thin ice and almost its absence is observed to the North of the Central Federal district (Tver, Yaroslavl, Kostroma region)

Every year thin ice becomes the cause of death. This files most often among the dead are children who walk near the barely frozen bodies of water without supervision of parents, as well as fishermen, overlooking your own risk on the fragile and treacherous ice. One of the most frequent causes of tragedies on the water – the irresponsible behavior of people, including in the state of alcoholic intoxication, as well as overconfidence.

Employees GIMS EMERCOM of Russia is carried out daily preventive measures, ensure the safety of people in places of a mass exit on ice, on ice crossings, as well as organize temporary rescue posts in places of a congestion of people on the frozen waters.

A prerequisite for the safe stay of the person on the ice is matching the thickness of ice applied load: safe ice thickness for one person is not less than 7 cm

To avoid accidents you can, if you follow the rules and personal safety measures.

So, when passing through the river should be equipped ice crossings, strictly to comply with all signs installed in front of them. On both sides of the crossing are life-saving devices are installed barriers and booths with information about the rules of use of the crossing, on a high-speed mode, the maximum permitted mass of the vehicle means the minimum distance between the cars.

Forced transition of the reservoir is safest to stick to paved trails or the trails. It is impossible to check the strength of ice kick my feet and go out on the ice in the dark and in poor visibility.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and/or sentence structure will not be perfect.

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