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Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks, while commonly used for celebrations, pose significant dangers when handled by consumers, causing thousands of injuries and fires annually. This infographic has tips to stay safe and patriotic, alternatives like glow sticks, noise makers, outdoor movie nights, and crafts can be enjoyable options. Statistics show the high prevalence of fireworks-related injuries, particularly affecting children and often involving extremities or the head. Sparklers alone contribute to a considerable portion of emergency room visits due to fireworks injuries.

Hazard: Trauma
Emergency Management Stage: Preparedness (Prevention / Protection)

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