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DIY: Don't Injure Yourself this EasterPosted on 18/03/2013

DIY: Don't Injure Yourself this Easter

With the long Easter weekend approaching, a number of people across the UK might look to completing home improvement work on their property or in their garden.

DIY and gardening enthusiasts should take extra care and prepare themselves for the possibility of minor accidents before commencing the improvement work.

Measures recommended in a past NHS campaigns to prepare people for Easter DIY work include ensuring when the local GP surgery is open over the break, restocking the medicine cupboards and making sure a first aid kit is on hand.

Investing in safety equipment such as safety boots of safety gloves could also help to prevent little injuries that might be sustained through accidents.

Easter weekend sees the NHS 24 line experience an increase in calls due to decorating, repairing or restoring accidents. It is therefore advisable to make sure every possible step is taken to reduce these injuries.

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