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7 Steps That Make Fireworks Safe

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You want to hear the bang of holiday fireworks, not feel it. And yet every year, thousands of unfortunate revelers do. In fact, the latest report on fireworks from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) revealed that there were two fireworks-related deaths and an estimated 9,000 hospital-emergency-room-treated, fireworks-related injuries in 2009—67 percent of them occurring right about now, in the one-month period surrounding the Fourth of July.

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Ralph Apel, a fireworks exec and president of the National Council on Fireworks Safety, a nonprofit organization founded by the fireworks industry, offers these tips on how you can keep your family and guests safe, and produce a great, Independence Day display:

fourth of july fireworks

7 Steps That Make Fireworks Safe

Rodale News
Source logo

You want to hear the bang of holiday fireworks, not feel it. And yet every year, thousands of unfortunate revelers do. In fact, the latest report on fireworks from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) revealed that there were two fireworks-related deaths and an estimated 9,000 hospital-emergency-room-treated, fireworks-related injuries in 2009—67 percent of them occurring right about now, in the one-month period surrounding the Fourth of July.

More: Don't Make These 7 Fourth of July Pet Mistakes

Ralph Apel, a fireworks exec and president of the National Council on Fireworks Safety, a nonprofit organization founded by the fireworks industry, offers these tips on how you can keep your family and guests safe, and produce a great, Independence Day display:

fourth of july fireworks