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Fireworks Safety

Ooooooooooh! Aaaaaaaaaaah! Summer is in full swing, which means Fourth of July fireworks aren’t far away. While driving this past weekend, I was astonished by the number of billboards advertising fireworks. Little did I know, consumer firework consumption has increased by 920 percent since 1976. When it comes to my family and I, I’ve always left fireworks to the professionals since this is the best way to stay safe. It is estimated there are nearly 10,000 firework-related injuries requiring emergency room visits every year. Common sense dictates many of the firework safety precautions. Here is a nice safety test to review before using fireworks:

Questions: http://www.fireworkssafety.org/test.pdf

Answers: http://www.fireworkssafety.org/answers.pdf

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