Posted on Jan 15, 2009 | Comments 0
Gardening has now become most popular activity for everyone and because of its benefits every one of you just love and enjoy gardening, as it can offer relaxation to stressful mind.
However, beside of its wonderful benefits, there are certain risks involved in gardening.
So, to avoid undesired health problems and minimize the risks, you have to follow certain safety measures while gardening.
- Protect yourself from harmful sunrays
- Wear garden gloves
- Place garden tools in appropriate places
- Keep pets and children away from garden
Always wear sunscreen lotions and avoid your time in garden in peak hours of sun. Early mornings and late afternoons are perfect timings for gardening. Cover your body completely as possible as you can while gardening.
It is always suggested to wear garden gloves while working in gardens, particularly if your skin is sensitive to chemical exposure, soil, insect stings or other skin irritants. Use rubber or leather gloves and ensure that they don’t have any holes or punctures before wearing.
This can help you to prevent injuries with sharp edges. Be sure that you have placed garden rake in exact position so that it won’t hit your body when its handle hurts. Ensure that your garden tools are in good condition and doesn’t cause any serious injury while using.
Small kids and pets could harm themselves with exposure to chemicals or other sharp tools in your garden. So, always remember to keep your pets and children away from gardening task.
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