The House Rules accident shown on prime time TV was scary for all those involved but may have been prevented with a better understanding of how to handle glass correctly.

It is accidents like that highlight the real dangers that can occur when glass is involved.

House Rules Accident.

The contestant Andrew was attempting to place a large sheet of glass in a skip bin when the glass pane shattered.

The wound to his wrist was approximately 5cm in length and there was fears he had sliced through an artery.

Death resulting from bleeding out from a major artery can occur within 10 to 15 minutes.

Andrew was rushed into surgery where the surgeon discovered he had cut through a tendon and partially cut a nerve.

Luckily Andrew got through the surgery ok and there will not be any permanent damage.

For more information regarding the House Rules accident click here 

We will continue to post helpful tips and tricks regarding glass such as;

How to clean up broken glass in six easy steps

But we still recommend that you call us at True Blue Glass to come out and fix any damage that may have occurred.

We operate 24 hours seven days a week for any emergency repairs in the Brisbane, Gold Coast, Logan and Ipswich

Please call 07 3209 8774 or email if you would like a quote.