After a blizzard and hazardous weather conditions, it is important to always exert proper safety while shoveling snow. Each year the number of shoveling related injuries are acceding in numbers. Multiple injuries to the back and spinal cord can occur while shoveling heavy snow. Stretching your muscles before a strenuous lifting job can be crucial in preventing numerous injuries. Here are some quick tips that can protect your heart, lower back, shoulders, wrist and even your skin.