Firework safety
Firework safety

Each 4th of July, thousands of people are injured while using consumer fireworks. Follow these tips to stay safe:

  • Obey all local laws regarding the use of fireworks.
  • Read the cautionary labels and descriptions before igniting.
  • Wear safety glasses when shooting fireworks.
  • Use outside in a clear area away from buildings and vehicles.
  • Never relight a “dud” firework.
  • Always have a bucket of water and charged water hose nearby.
  • Dispose of spent fireworks by wetting them down and placing in a metal trash can away from any building or combustible materials until the next day.

See more tips here.

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