Burn injuries are the most common around the 4th of July holiday. Fireworks are a big part of 4th of July festivities and can be a ton of fun for the entire family. However, you must ensure you are being as safe as possible when handling fireworks. Take a look at these tips on how to stay safe this 4th of July!
How to Avoid Burn Injuries:
- Supervise children around fireworks at ALL times
- Keep your dogs in a safe place. Fireworks stress them out, and that can lead to injuries
- When lighting fireworks, always keep a bucket of water or fire extinguisher ready
- Make sure to stay away from dry grass when lighting fireworks