On average, there are about 300,000 finger injuries every year. Typically, these injuries are caused by opening or closing doors. In most scenarios, the injured party is a small child. Kids love to run around and explore. However, sometimes accidents can occur. This was the case for five-year old Kristen Hearn who experienced this traumatic event at her elementary school. Kristen had been recently acting as door holder for her class. Excited, Kristen was holding the door when her middle finger got caught in between the door. The tip of her finger was severed. Her teacher and school nurse were able to help by ensuring she remained calm while they contacted professional medical officials. Fortunately for Kristen, doctors were able to reattach the finger.
There are plenty of stories similar to this one with worse endings. In Kristen’s case, the school’s insurance had not yet picked up the medical bill leaving Kristen and her parents in a precarious financial predicament and putting the school in a bad light. With settlements ranging over $700,000 for finger injuries, using a door protector can save any injuries from occurring and avoiding large medical bills whether it’s in the home, school, or the workplace.
Finger Safe is a great option to help prevent door finger injuries. Our technology allows the guard to fit between the door and the frame and prevent it from squishing and mutilate fingers. The small compact build of the Finger Safe is the perfect way to protect your fingers while maintaining the mold and aesthetics of the door.
With Finger Safe products, you can have the peace of mind that your doors will not severe or mutilate any fingers. Installation is simple and easy to do! Finger Safe is also extremely affordable. For less than $60, you can get yours today. Prevent accidents like Kristen’s and get a Finger Safe today!