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4th of July Fireworks Safety More fires are reported on July 4 than any other day of the year. On a typical Fourth of July, fireworks account for two out of five of all reported fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Each year, fireworks cause on average 1,300 structure fires, 300 vehicle fires and nearly 17,000 other fires resulting in thousands of injuries. The National Safety Council advises everyone to stay away from all consumer fireworks and to only enjoy fireworks at a public display conducted by professionals. Follow these safety tips when using fireworks: Never allow young children to play with...

Fireworks Safety The 4th of July is quickly approaching. OSHA is reminding the pyrotechnics industry to be cautious, focusing on protecting their team from the hazards of creation, storage, shipping and selling fireworks. Here are some tips to keep you and your family safe this holiday weekend; Secure firework facilities Be aware of your surroundings - keep exits accessible and free of debris Know emergency procedures Note the location of fire extinguisher and how to operate Always keep fireworks in view Dispose of fireworks properly Remove loose powder quickly Do not smoke around fireworks (50ft) If you are a company putting on a...