Safety Tips for Enjoying Fireworks Injury Free

People are at risk of losing a finger or having other debilitating injuries while using fireworks. Follow these safety tips to help avoid injury to your hands, arms or even face. Always follow the precautions on the packaging and/or consider watching a professional fireworks display instead of lighting them on your own.

  • Check if fireworks are legal in your area
  • Don’t use or purchase illegal fireworks
  • Adults should light fireworks – not children
  • Never handle fireworks if you have drugs or alcohol in your system
  • Wear safety eyewear
  • Never relight a firework
  • Have water available in case of a fire
  • Soak used fireworks in water before throwing in the trash
  • Seek immediate medical care if you’re injured
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