And unintentional falls. Slipping in the shower and tripping actually is more dangerous than lawn mowers. Who knew?
To dig up these results, LawnStarter pulled the data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, which tracks ER visits for injuries associated with consumer products.
Average number of deaths per year caused by:
- Sharks, alligators, and bears: 1 each
- Snake bites: 6
- Lawn mowers: 90
- Deer: 200
- Unintentional falls: 36,338
For the full report, please visit: https://www.lawnstarter.com/blog/studies/yard-work-and-lawn-mower-injuries/