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Fireworks & 4th of July Safety

FIREWORK SAFET ON THE 4TH OF JULY * 91,400 FIREWORK INJURIES IN THE LAST 10 YEARS * 8,700 INJURIES IN 2012 * 15% 46% 23% 20/ * UNDER AGE 20 * AGE 20-24 * AGE 25-44 16% AGE 45-64 OF FIREWORK RELATED INJURIES OCCUR BETWEEN 60% JUNE 22ND-JULY22ND 20,000 FIRES CAUSED EACH YEAR * MOST DANGEROUS FIREWORKS * 12% 23 8% SPARKLERS FIRECRACKERS BOTTLE ROCKETS ****** **** 40% OF INJURIES ARE CAUSED BY ILLEGAL FIREWORKS ****** BODY PARTS 600 EYE INJURIES IN 2012 MANY RESULTED IN LOSS OF VISION MOST INJURED DUE TO FIREWORKS 12% EYES 19% HEAD/FACE/EAR 1% ARMS 41% 15% TORSO HANDS/FINGERS 13% LEGS * SAFETY TIPS MAKE SURE FIREWORKS ARE NEVER RELIGHT OR HANDLE LEGAL IN YOUR AREA FIRST MALFUNCTIONING FIREWORKS :)'. NEVER ALLOW CHILDREN TO USE FIREWORKS OUTSIDE IN PLAY OR IGNITE FIREWORKS A SAFE NON-WOODEN AREA AVOID BUYING FIREWORKS KEEP PETS INDOORS AND PACKAGED IN BROWN PAPER AWAY FROM FIREWORKS ALWAYS KEEP WATER HANDY WHEN DEALING WITH FIREWORKS DON'T DON'T KEEP FIREWORKS IN YOUR POCKETS X DON'T THROW THEM AT PEOPLE BLOW IT! x DON'T PLACE ANY BODY PARTS DIRECTLY OVER A DEVICE WHEN LIGHTING A FUSE DO HAVE DO KEEP EVERYONE A SAFE DISTANCE AWAY FUN! DO READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS FIRST DO WEAR SAFETY GLASSES OR MATERIALS SOURCES: HTTP://WWW.STATISTICBRAIN.COM/FIREWORK-STATISTICS/ HTTP://BLOG.USA.GOV/POST/26499127736/FIREWORK-INJURY-STATS-AND-SAFETY-TIPS DESIGN BY HTTP://WWW.AMERICANPYRO.COM/ASSETS/DOCS/STATE LAWS/CA13.PDF Highrank HTTP://WWW.CPSC.GOV/GLOBAL/RESEARCH-AND-STATISTICS/INJURY-STATISTICS/FUEL- LIGHTERS-AND-FIREWORKS/FIREWORKS_REPORT_2012.PDF websites inc.

Fireworks & 4th of July Safety

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