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. Read more »Share on Facebook
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 DTIShare on Facebook
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 Read more »Share on Facebook
you’re going to be in charge of fireworks at home this year, please take a few minutes to read through the following guidelines. Your planning and your actions could help prevent an injury. Read more »Share on Facebook
The British Pyrotechnists’ Association and the EIG have jointly prepared and circulated a fact sheet, with advice on firework types, storage, firework displays and containing useful contact details.
The guide is available as follows
- A printed copy is available to Local Authorities FREE of CHARGE on application to either BPA or EIG
- A text only version is available on this site for ease of viewing and printing. You will need a copy of Acrobat reader if it is not already installed on your system, available from www.adobe.com
BERR have made available all the publicity material, teachers notes and leaflets for free download from their site.Share on Facebook