Tips on Avoiding DIY Accidents: Infographic on DIY Injuries

Now that summertime is behind us in the UK and the garden furniture in storage for another year, many home owners turn their attention to interior home improvements. Sadly, DIY injuries continue to happen from home owners attempting DIY tasks on their own. And while we cannot address them all, the following infographic from the team at, shows some of the most popular DIY injuries and advice on how to avoid them.

Do It Yourself injuries are frequent among your average home own          ers and while some are inevitable, there are loads of safety measures you can take to reduce the risk of injury. Did you know that an increasing number of DIY related accidents are a result from consuming alcohol before tackling a DIY task? So with that knowledge in mind, be sure to save the well-deserved beer until the job is complete.

Many injuries can be avoided with the correct preparation and safety precautions, like wearing safety goggles, securing ladders in place and wearing the appropriate clothes. The well investigated infographic below shows the data from some of the most popular injuries sustained while tackling a DIY project.

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