Shop Accident Statistics And Woodworking Safety
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Every year, hospitals see injuries caused by woodworking tools in the emergency room.This includes professionals and hobbyists, students and homeowners.The types of injuries vary, as there are more ways to make mistakes in a woodshop than there are ways to plan ahead for them - precisely why they're called accidents! In 2011, the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) database published statistics concerning injuries related to woodshop machinery.
The information was submitted by a number of local hospitals and projected to determine a likely overall average of injuries across the country.Therefore, the numbers may be a little low with the consideration of how many people don't go to the emergency room for a wound that isn't life threatening.
The numbers certainly don't include the 'near miss' accidents that nearly every woodworker has seen.They do include injuries not related to use of machinery, such as a hurt back from trying to move a piece.
TABLE SAW: ESTIMATED 39,750 ANNUAL INJURIES In most modern woodshops, the table saw is the centerpiece of the room and the most used tool.It's not surprising, therefore, that the table saw causes more injuries than other woodshop equipment.
The NEISS study shows a total of...