Fireworks Safety

Remember Fireworks Safety

  • Handle and discharge trick and novelty devices only under adult supervision.
  • Appoint 1 adult to be in charge.This person should know the hazards of each type of firework being used.
  • Carefully read and follow the label directions on the trick and novelty device packaging.
  • Light only 1 sparkler at a time and hold it away from your body and others.
  • Sparkler wires, which can burn up to 1,800ºF degrees, should immediately be placed in a bucket of water to avoid injury as they remain hot for a few minutes after burnout.
  • If someone gets burned, run cool water over the wound for 2 or 3 minutes and seek medical attention when necessary.