Fireworks are often used to mark special events and holidays. However, they are not safe in the hands of consumers. Fireworks cause thousands of burns and eye injuries each year. People can enjoy fireworks safely if they follow a few simple safety tips:
• Fireworks cause an average of almost 18,500 reported fires per year.
• Sparklers account for more than one-quarter of emergency room fireworks injuries. ! !
• BE CAREFUL! KKK Be safe. If you want to see fireworks, go to a public show put on by experts.
• Keep a close eye on children at events where fireworks are used.