The National Council on Fireworks Safety

Promoting safe and responsible use of consumer fireworks

National Council on Fireworks Safety Recommends “Common Sense” Safety Tips for New Yorkers

Using consumer fireworks on New Years is a tradition.  And it can be safe if a few common sense rules are followed, says Nancy Blogin, the President of the National Council on Fireworks Safety. Consumer fireworks go through vigorous third party testing in China before being shipped to the United States.  But she notes, consumers using legal fireworks must know how to use the fireworks before they ignite them. For many people in New York, when legal to do so in their respective jurisdictions, they will use sparkling devices for the very first time so it is important that they take the time to read the cautionary labeling and use common sense. 

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National Council on Fireworks Safety Offers Tips for Responsible New Year’s Celebrations

New Year’s Eve is a wonderful time to celebrate the start of a new year.  And fireworks are a wonderful way of celebrating.  In 2013, there were reports of injuries caused by consumers taking fireworks apart and modifying them, and of children being hurt by having unsupervised access to consumer fireworks. There were also reports of shooters of fireworks being impaired by alcohol.
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National Council on Fireworks Safety Urges Consumers to Practice Safe and Responsible Use of Consumer Fireworks During Their Fourth of July Festivities

Washington, D.C.   Using consumer fireworks on our nation’s birthday is as traditional as cookouts and parades.  And it is equally safe if a few common sense rules are followed, says Nancy Blogin, President of National Council on Fireworks Safety. “We want consumers to be safe from beginning to end when enjoying their fireworks. We want there to be a safe place to shoot, to have a designated shooter that takes responsibility for the show and to have the fireworks disposed of properly.”
 

 

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