Fireworks can cause serious burn and eye injuries, most of which occur in the weeks surrounding Independence Day. According to the National Fire Protection Association, the risk of fireworks is highest for young people between 5 and 9, followed by kids aged 10-19, so there is an immediate need to protect kids around fireworks. When it comes to fireworks on Independence Day, the safest choice is to leave them to the professionals. But if at-home fireworks are a part of your Independence Day traditions, please read these tips from Safe Kids to ensure that your kids remain safe and injury-free:
Read more on firework safety from SafeKids Worldwide and make sure to have fun safely this Fourth of July holiday!
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