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How to react with a light gardening injury ?

There are Sunday gardeners who occasionally mow the lawn and pull some weeds. There are experienced gardeners who prune and redesign groves and flowerbeds.... lire la suite

How to react with a light gardening injury ?

There are Sunday gardeners who occasionally mow the lawn and pull some weeds. There are experienced gardeners who prune and redesign groves and flowerbeds. And in between, there are all those who maintain their garden with more or less technique.

What do all these gardeners have in common? They can hurt themselves if they don't follow a few safety instructions. Of course, it is possible to get injured even if one has been careful. 

You are lost in the face of a cut, a light bulb and all the other little annoyances that are common. And small injuries should not be taken lightly either.

That's why we explain in this video what to do if you get slightly injured while gardening.

What are the tips in case of small injuries?  

In this video, we explain what to do if you get slightly injured while tinkering. 

Here are some tips: 

If you cut yourself slightly, clean the wound with soap and water, disinfect it and put a bandage on it to protect it. 

For a blister, don't succumb to the temptation to pierce it and put a blister bandage on directly. 

if your blister is pierced, disinfect it before putting on a blister bandage.

for a splinter, after cleaning the wound, remove without pressing the splinter using tweezers that have been disinfected beforehand. Once removed, apply an antiseptic compress to the wound.

My wound is more serious, what should I do? 

In the event of an accident and if you are seriously injured, contact the emergency services immediately by calling 15 or 112. A video on how to react in case of DIY injuries is available to inform you of the steps to follow while waiting for help. 

The best prevention to avoid injuries is to make sure you have the right outfit, so watch the video: what is the right gardening outfit?  For those who are more cautious and those who would like to be more cautious, watch also our video to avoid accidents: how to garden safely?