88% of French tinker, and almost half of them under 35. For this hobby that can be sometimes dangerous, they do not take care. Warning !
Paint, wallpaper, change outlet, door replacement tiles ... The French DIY enthusiasts, but they do not realize that this hobby can represent certain risks and minimal protection is needed .
Used very little security accessories
A survey by monechelle.fr shows that the French are poor security when students repaint a room, pierce a hole, touch the electric wire ...
• 83% do not wear helmets when important work.
• 80% do not protect against noise by wearing an anti-noise headphones. However, a drill has a noise level of 80 decibels, and 110 decibels chainsaw. However, the risk of hearing damage occurs from 80 decibels.
• 63% do not wear a mask when doing grinding work involving a lot of dust
• 46% never cut lecourant when changing a bulb, yet there is a real risk of electrocution.
DIY accidents do happen to others. Each year, about 300,000 people go to emergency lasuite a DIY accident. Protecting yourself is a real priority.
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