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Fireworks Safety Links

We are members of, and support groups such as American Pyrotechnics Association, National Council on Fireworks Safety, and the American Fireworks Standards Laboratory. You’ll find tips for enjoying fireworks safely on their website. Also see the tips and video below.

www.americanpyro.com 
fireworkssafety.org
www.afsl.org

Backyard Fireworks Tips

If your state does allow fireworks, remember that even legal fireworks can cause injury if they’re not used properly. Consider the following tips when planning your fireworks fun:

  • Store fireworks in a cool, dry place
  • Always read and follow the directions on the label
  • Always have an adult present when handling fireworks
  • Never give fireworks to young children, even sparklers!
  • Use fireworks outdoors in a safe, non-wooden area
  • Having a working garden hose or bucket of water handy
  • Keep everyone a safe distance away from fireworks
  • Light only one firework at a time
  • Never re-ignite a firework that doesn’t light the first time or one that has finished its display
  • Never carry fireworks in your pocket
  • Don’t throw fireworks at another person
  • Keep pets indoors and away from fireworks
  • Never shoot fireworks in metal or glass containers
  • Keep spectators at a safe distance
  • Always wear safety glasses when igniting fireworks

Fireworks Safety Videos

Fireworks Safety – Choosing the Proper Location
Fireworks Safety
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