The best way to protect your family is to not use fireworks at home. Attend public displays and leave the lighting to the professionals. Here are a few tips to help bring in Independence Day with a bang—and without injury.
- Always follow directions on all fireworks.
- Never give fireworks to small children or leave older kids unsupervised.
- Always have water handy. When you’re finished, soak the used fireworks.
- Never shoot fireworks in metal or glass containers.
Learn about what to do if you or a loved one does sustain a serious burn by reading the three things you should do immediately after a burn injury.