Michael Hazell

NFPA warns about the dangers of consumer fireworks

Blog Post created by Michael Hazell Employee on Jul 2, 2012

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, NFPA reminds you that every year, thousands of people are treated in U.S. emergency rooms because of incidents involving consumer fireworks. Many times, these injuries are extremely painful and require long-term recovery – using consumer fireworks is simply not worth the risk.

http://nfpa.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8351b9f3453ef016767c33534970b-piRead NFPA's latest fireworks report which explores fire and injury dangers related to consumer fireworks. Did you know that the risk of fireworks injury was highest for children ages 5-14 with more than twice the risk for the general population?

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