Nearly two-thousand U.S. children visit the emergency room each 4th of July weekend after being injured by fireworks. Many of those injuries come from firework displays that parents believe are relatively harmless. But, with the explosive power fireworks can have the results can be serious or even fatal burns.
|Fireworks Displays And Safety Tips|
University Medical Center Emergency Physician, Dr. Michael Chamales says the simple use of good judgement can save you from a trip to the emergency room. "With Cherry Bombs and M-60's and that sort of stuff, I've seen people lose fingers. I've seen people get very severe burns on their hands, and of course their face and their eyes." said Dr. Chamales.
To help you celebrate safely this 4th of July, you should follow these safety tips: