FIREWORKS SAFETY +
Safety is our main concern. And as fireworks
professionals we enjoy the magnificent splendor and
beauty of a great fireworks display but also respect
fireworks for their inherent risks. We always handle them in a
safe manner abiding by some common sense guidelines.
We want you to do the same.
- Never let children handle
Only adults should handle and light fireworks.
Fireworks burn VERY hot, potentially causing severe
burns, and are intended to be handled only by
- Do not consume alcohol
while handling or lighting fireworks
Alcohol impairs your senses, judgement, and reaction
time. Impairment leads to accidents, injuries,
death. Be a responsible adult ~
don't consume alcohol and handle fireworks.
- Have a fire
extinguisher or a source of water near by
Should the need arise, keep a fire extinguisher,
water hose, or a bucket of water near by to douse
Appoint another responsible adult as a spotter to
alert you to any emergency that me arise and be
ready with the water source.
Keep a First Aid Kit nearby.
Keep a First Aid Kit neaby for treatment of
Light only one
firework at a time
Light only one firework at a time.
Don't try and
relight a "dud."
Never try and relight a "dud" or any firework that
has failed to ignite or gone out. Let the item
stand for at least twenty minutes and then immerse
it in water overnight. Then properly dispose
of the item.
not throw burned out sparklers on the ground
The hot debris left over from the sparkler can burn
someone if they step on it.
Always wear proper clothing whenever you use
This includes cotton or denim clothing, long pants,
eye protetion, covered shoes, and (if necessary) ear
Keep fireworks away from open flames.
Keep fireworks away from open flames, including
cigarettes. Never smoke around fireworks.
Never throw or toss fireworks at another person or
Never carry fireworks in your pocket.
- Use fireworks only
Never use fireworks indoors.
- Use fireworks in
an open space that is clear of spectators,
buildings, vehicles, debris and flammable materials
Keep spectators a safe distance away from the
display. We recommend at least 35 feet for
fountains and other ground items and 300 feet for
- Follow the law.
Follow your State and Local laws regarding the use
of consumer fireworks. Use only fireworks
permitted by law in your State or local
- Read all warning
labels carefully and follow any written instructions
Be sure to carefully read item labels to make sure
you understand the product's performance and
potential hazards prior to ignition.
- Light fireworks on
a hard, level surface
A hard level surface will help insure the stability
of the items you are lighting. Grass is not
generally a good surface to use as it may allow
items to tip or fall over. If you must light
fireworks on a grass surface then place a large,
flat, wooden board down first as a shooting surface.
- Keep body parts
clear of fireworks
Never place any body part over the top of a firework
product. Never look into a firework tube to
see if the item has fired. Never hold a
firework item in your hands. When lighting a
firework item, ignite the fuse and then step away to
a safe distance.
- Protect your eyes.
Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses to
protect your eyes. Anyone lighting or in close
proximity to the fireworks need to wear eye
- Windy conditions.
Never light fireworks in heavy wind conditions.
Keep spectators safe by having the prevailing winds
blowing away from them.
- Respect your
Always keep your neighbors in mind and inform them
when you will be lighting fireworks. Better
yet, invite them over to enjoy the show!
- Use common sense.
Kaboom Enterprises LLC wants you and your family and
friends to enjoy the beauty and excitement of the
fantastic fireworks we offer. But more
importantly, we want you all to remain safe. Don't
let a wonderful scene turn into a nightmare by ignoring
these simple "common sense" safety guidelines.