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Jul022013

Fireworks Statistics and Safety

Many families plan to use fireworks this weekend. However many people don't realize the risks involved in using fireworks. Here are some fireworks injury statistics from cpsc.gov:

  • 200 people on average per day went to the emergency room with fireworks related injuries from June 17th to July 7th, 2011
  • 4 people died in 2011 because of illegal or homemade fireworks
  • Hands and fingers were the most injured part of the body
  • Sparklers caused the most injuries
  • Men were injured more than women

Here are some great tips for fireworks safety from safekids.org:

  1. The best way to protect your family is to not use any fireworks at home. Instead, attend public fireworks displays and leave the lighting to the professionals.
  2. Closely supervise children around fireworks at all times.
  3. Do not wear loose clothing while using fireworks.
  4. Never light fireworks indoors or near dry grass.
  5. Point fireworks away from homes, and keep away from brush, leaves and flammable substances.
  6. Always have a bucket of water and/or a fire extinguisher nearby. Know how to operate the fire extinguisher properly.

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