With the summer monthsfading and winter months approaching, the outdoor home improvements are put aside for another year, many individuals begin to look at internal home improvements. Nevertheless, there’s still a growing number of visits to A & E from people with DIY related injuries. And although we can’t address them all, the following infographic from the team at Westfarm Windows, shows some of the most popular DIY injuries and advice on how to avoid them.
It doesn’t take too much to injure yourself when tackling DIY jobs around the house, but prevention is certainly better than cure. Did you know that booze plays it part in as much as 30% of DIY injuries? So if you plan on having a beer on the day of your intended DIY, at least wait until the task is finished and enjoy the fruits of your labour with a beer afterwards.
Many injuries could be prevented with the correct prep work and safety measures, like wearing safety eyewear, securing step ladders in place and wearing the right clothing. Take a look at the infographic below for more valuable guidance on avoiding DIY injuries.2017-11-30