These notes are intended for those organisers who are mounting firework displays for the general public. It contains important information about your responsibilities to the public and your staff.It will only take 10 minutes to read but could make the difference between a successful event and a tragedy. Planning a Large Firework Display – Information from the DTI – Read more
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Before they explode read the code!
|1||Light sparklers one at atime and wear gloves|
|2||Never give sparklers to a child under 5|
|3||Buy faireworks marked BS 7114|
|4||Keep fireworks in a closed box|
|5||Follow the instructions on each firework|
|6||Light them at arm’s length using a taper|
|7||Stand well back|
|8||Never go back to a lit firework|
|9||Never put fireworks in your pocket|
|10||Never throw fireworks|
|11||Keep pets indoors|
Extracts taken from BERR leaflet
Supplies of all posters and leaflets can be obtained from BIS (Business Industry & Skills), BERR (Department for Business Enterprise & Regulatory Reform) formally known as DTI
KEEP SPARKLERS IN SAFE HANDS.
SPARKLERS INJURED MORE PEOPLE THAN ANY OTHER FIREWORKS IN 1997.
MANY OF THE VICTIMS WERE CHILDREN UNDER FIVE.
Follow our easy checklist to keep your child safe this year Safety Check List – Read more