Mais que 8,000 people needed hospital treatment after trying their hands at DIY during the lockdowns.
E 5,600 of these were seen because of a mishap with a power tool.
enquanto isso, mais que 2,700 were treated for injuries caused by more traditional tools, such as hammers or saws.
E 349 people who injured themselves with a lawnmower needed treatment.
Other popular lockdown activities proved equally hazardous for many.
Mais do que 5,300 people had to be seen in hospital after falling from playground equipment.
The average age of these patients was nine and a half — but dozens were over the age of 30. And eight were over 90, according to NHS Digital figures for 2020-21.
Many bought pets for company when they found themselves spending more time at home.
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Mas 7,386 people had to be admitted to hospitals after being bitten or struck by a dog.
Rat bites contributed to 47 admissions and 60 people were seen after getting too close to a venomous spider.
Four people needed treatment after being stung by a scorpion — and one 90-year-old woman was seen after being bitten by a crocodile or alligator.
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