Fire­work Safety tips


To help ev­ery­one en­joy a fun, in­jury-free hol­i­day here are some tips to keep ev­ery­one safe when us­ing fire­works. • Obey all lo­cal laws re­gard­ing the use of fire­works. • A re­spon­si­ble adult should su­per­vise all fire­work ac­tiv­i­ties. Chil­dren should not use fire­works. • Al­co­hol and fire­works don’t mix. Save your al­co­hol for af­ter the show. • Light one fire­work at a time and then quickly move away, never re­light a ‘dud’. • Use fire­works out­doors in a clear area, and ONLY in per­mit­ted ar­eas of the City; away from build­ings, ve­hi­cles and dry grass or pas­tures. Please take note that ar­eas of ar­eas of your city where fire­works are re­stricted. • Al­ways have a bucket of wa­ter nearby. Don’t For­get About Pet Safety • Don’t bring your pets to a fire­works dis­play, not even a small one. • Shield your pets from the sound by putting them in an in­te­rior room of the house. • Make sure your pet has iden­ti­fi­ca­tion in case it runs off. • NEVER shoot fire­works of any kind near pets.

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