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Working in the garden involves a lot of tools and physical effort. Keep yourself safe and injury-free while working in your yard. This is a guide about garden safety tips.


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October 1, 2009

Gardening may seem like a low-key leisure activity, but it involves a lot of tools and at times, a lot of physical effort. Each year hundreds of thousands of people visit the emergency room for gardening related injuries. Don't be one of them. Here are some tips to keep yourself safe and injury-free while working in your yard and garden.

Avoid Over-Exposure (Sun and Heat)

Reduce Muscle Fatigue

Precautions for Mowers, Trimmers, Chippers, and Other Power Tools

Prevent Falls

Handle Poisons Carefully


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October 1, 20090 found this helpful

Great tips, especially the part about following the sun so you can work in the shade. I'm also big on drawing things out on paper so you can do it right the first time and avoid unnecessary transplanting. Here's more on planning a garden:

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