Took a break from woodworking - hurt myself on the toilet

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Forum topic by JeffP posted 02-10-2016 12:27 PM 679 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-10-2016 12:27 PM

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Somebody put together an interesting and remarkable interactive graph of things that send people to the emergency room.

Spoiler alert…almost everything you do is apparently more dangerous than your woodworking…

Emergency room visits

-- Last week I finally got my $*i# together. Unfortunately, it was in my shop, so I will probably never find it again.

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#1 posted 02-10-2016 01:59 PM

Geeze, just scrolling the mouse up and down on that graph made me dizzy ! I better go see the Dr to make sure I’m gonna be ok


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#2 posted 02-10-2016 05:09 PM

So, more people are hospitalised by pillows than lawn mowers.

Not even safe to stay in bed :-(

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#3 posted 02-10-2016 07:54 PM

If you download the data (it’s in a spreadsheet format), there are some pretty entertaining injuries… and lots of room for interpretation on many. For example, kicking a toilet by accident and injuring a toe counts as a ‘toilet’ accident. As does ‘picking one up in the yard’ and cutting one’s finger on it. Same with pillows, such as “41YOF TOSSED A PILLOW ONTO A BED AND INJURED RIGHT SHOULDER, RIGHT SHOULDER SPRAIN”. It also shows how some people will go to the emergency room for some really stupid and non-critical injuries (scrapes, minor cuts, etc…).


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