Keep your kids safe from fireworks fun this Fourth of July

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fireworksThere is little doubt that your family will encounter fireworks this Fourth of July. Whether it be bottle rockets in the back yard, sparklers at a picnic or a full fledged fireworks show for the family, be sure to check out these fireworks safety tips from the National Council on Fireworks Safety before the Fourth arrives.

Nancy Blogin, president of the National Council on Fireworks Safety, notes that consumer fireworks are safer than ever before thanks to testing in China, through the American Fireworks Standards Laboratory and other testing programs, and rigorous enforcement of federal fireworks regulations by the CPSC. But Nancy notes that fireworks related accidents do occur each year, and most could be eliminated if some basic safety steps had been taken.

Read on for fireworks safety tips.


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