Posts Tagged ‘Fireworks Safety’

At-Home Firework Safety Tips, from Orthopaedic Surgeons

As community parades and hometown Independence Day celebrations take new form this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is reminding Americans to celebrate safely and take caution when handling fireworks.

From small-scale poppers and handheld sparklers to larger firework displays, at-home…

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Caution: It’s Time for Fireworks

It’s fireworks time again in the U.S.A. Millions will enjoy their colorful gunpowder treats of choice. Most will survive the experience in one piece, but emergency rooms will see no shortage of business.

To ensure that you stay out of the ER this year, the National Council…

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Fireworks Safety Tips

We all love a good fireworks display on July 4th. Whether it’s a big, booming public display or a few Roman candles in the backyard, nothing screams “Independence” quite like a few brightly-colored explosions.

However, we all need to be careful: 230 people on average go the emergency…

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