Fall on the Ice? Here are Some Suggestions that Might Help Your Back: Orthopaedics: UI Health Topics. Just because ol'man winter is on his way out doesn't mean he isn't holding on in icy patches. So hold on yourself! I've seen too many broken bones this season!
Beyond the gutter ice back up issue, you have to make some basic assumptions. Anything less than a couple of feet of snow is likely to not crush your roof like a tin can.