Lawn Mowers: Read this safety guide to avoid a tetanus

Every year, emergency room doctors treat 84,000 people for lawn mower accidents. To avoid a visit to the ER, follow these tips and prevent mower accidents. Here are seven mower-safety tips from Underwriters Laboratories, a not-for-profit product safety testing company. 1. Read your lawn mower’s owner’s manual and know how to stop the machine instantly in […]

Prevent Garden Injuries: Wear Gloves

Weeds aren’t the only ones in danger when you’re tirelessly doing garden chores. Gardening can turn dangerous without proper precaution—and repetitive motion may result in tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome. The English Society of Hand Therapists offers tips to prevent serious and long-term injuries in the garden and it always stems from no gloves Wear […]