Posts for January, 2010

Happy New Year

  • January 6, 2010 6:33 pm

BPA Firers

  • January 6, 2010 5:43 pm

The BPA organise the Firework Firers training scheme in the UK.  For more details please visit the BPA website

Planning a Large Firework Display – Information from the DTI

  • January 6, 2010 5:29 pm

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.

The Firework Code

  • January 6, 2010 5:28 pm

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 […]

Safety Check List

  • January 6, 2010 5:27 pm

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

Planning a Back Garden Firework Display

  • January 6, 2010 5:27 pm

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.

BPA/EIG Firework Safety Handbook

  • January 6, 2010 5:02 pm

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 […]

Copies of all Fireworks safety Campaign literature

  • January 6, 2010 5:02 pm

BERR have made available all the publicity material, teachers notes and leaflets for free download from their site.

Firework Regulations – Guidance for Enforcers, Operators and Commerce – September 2004

  • January 6, 2010 5:01 pm

Click here to access the article

Explosives Industry Group

  • January 6, 2010 4:59 pm

The Explosive Industry Group of the CBI, which represents over 70 companies with an interest in explosives in the UK, has launched a new website. This website now contains the data from the old “Explosive Safety Management” CD.The site is an essential source of information for any Health and Safety professional with an interest in […]