Proper fireworks safety can make the difference between an amazing, memorable celebration for you and your family or a tragic accident. According to the National Fire Protection Association, fireworks injure thousands of people each year and can cause fires that lead to substantial property damage and even death. And while fireworks can be dangerous for anyone, the risk of injury is even higher for children.
Skip the close calls and emergencies with these fireworks safety tips from the experts at ServiceMaster Restore® – and make it a safe and enjoyable celebration for everyone.
With some common sense and a few basic tips, you can help keep yourself and your loved ones safe. Consider these rules your starting point for handling fireworks responsibly:
Firework Safety for Kids
The little guys are going to be excited when the fireworks come out, so help them enjoy the experience safely. Talk to them about the rules and explain clearly that fireworks can pose a real injury and fire risk. Reassure any youngsters that you're in charge and it's going to be fun and safe, but only if they follow some rules:
Pet Fireworks Safety
It's tempting to invite your furry friends to the celebration, but it's best for them to be somewhere secure and out of harm's way. Keep them safe with these easy tips:
This year's celebration can be another great one as long as you follow these common-sense rules and safety practices when it comes to handling fireworks. Always seek immediate medical attention in the event of an injury, and if your property suffers smoke or fire damage, the professionals at ServiceMaster Restore® are standing by 24/7/365 to help. Contact us to learn how our restoration experts can help you get your home back to normal as quickly as possible, with best-in-class capabilities backed by decades of industry experience.