Of all occupations, plumbers are the ones most likely to encounter strange and outlandish things on the job. After all, they go from house to house investigating nooks and crannies that most often go unnoticed and ignored – and what they find isn’t always pretty.
[post_page_title]Setting the break[/post_page_title]
If you break a bone, it’s pretty likely that you’ll be given a cast to keep your injured limb still while the bone knits together and heals. That seems to be the principle that this person was working under when they wrapped a broken pipe with a cast – perhaps forgetting that plastic doesn’t have quite the healing factor that bone does.
This might work as a quick fix, but they shouldn’t expect a full recovery.