Common DIY Injuries & Steps To Prevent Them

Published On October 4, 2017 | By Donald Llanas | Safety & Security

With the summer months behind us in the UK and the garden furniture put away for another year, many home owners turn their focus on interior home improvements. Sadly, DIY injuries continue to happen from home owners attempting DIY projects on their own. Although we can’t cover all injury types we’ve found some of the most common ones are showcased in the infographic from Westfarm Windows, a Glasgow based upvc windows company.

DIY accidents are commonplace among your average property owner and while some are inevitable, there are plenty of measures you can take to reduce the risk of injury. Did you know that a growing number of DIY associated injuries are a result from drinking alcohol prior to tackling a DIY task? If you want to have a beer, make sure you reward yourself with one after the DIY project is complete.

Avoiding DIY injuries can be as simple as wearing the right clothing, wearing protective safety glasses and making sure all equipment is secure and in good working order. Check out at the infographic below for more practical advice on avoiding DIY accidents.


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