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Firework Safety
Celebratory Fireworks

If you are planning on having a fireworks display, always follow the Firework Code:


1. Only buy fireworks marked BS 7114


2. Do not drink alcohol if setting off fireworks


3. Keep fireworks in a closed box


4. Follow the instructions on each firework


5. Light them at arms length, using a taper


6. Stand well back


7. Never go near a firework that has been lit; even if it hasn´t gone off, it could still explode


8. Never put fireworks in your pocket or throw them


9. Always supervise children around fireworks


10. Light sparklers one at a time and wear gloves


11. Never give sparklers to a child under five


12. Keep pets indoors


13. Do not let off noisy fireworks after 11pm.

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