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Common DIY Accident & Advice on How To Avoid Them

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Now the summer weather is behind us and the outdoor home improvements are put aside for another year, lots of people begin to look at inside home improvements. Nevertheless, there’s still a growing number of visits to A & E from people with DIY related injuries. Although we can’t cover all injury types we’ve found some of the most common ones are shown in the infographic below from Glasgow based Westfarm Windows who specialise in double glazing windows.

DIY injuries are common among your average home owners and while some are inevitable, there are plenty of safety measures you can take to minimise the risk of injury. Did you know that alcohol plays it part in as much as 30% of DIY accidents? So, keeping that knowledge in mind, be sure to save the well-deserved beer until the project is complete.

Many accidents can be prevented with the correct planning and safety measures, like wearing safety glasses, securing ladders in place and wearing the right clothing. The well-researched infographic below shows the information from several of the most common injuries sustained while taking on a DIY project.

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