Fireworks Safety Instructions
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TYPE F.1 FIREWORKS ARE FOR SALE TO PERSONS 18+ YEARS OF AGE IN CANADA
Follow the Safety Instructions outlined below to ensure a safe Family Fireworks Display:
Bury or Brace Aerial Fireworks
- ALWAYS BURY OR BRACE AERIAL FIREWORKS--unless the instructions on the label indicate otherwise. For example, do NOT ignite Fireworks Cakes on the Ground without securing them: they can tip over and shoot sideways, causing serious injury to persons nearby.
- BURY aerial Fireworks to half their length in a pail filled with earth or sand; or
- BRACE aerial Fireworks by placing bricks, sandbags or other heavy objects on both sides of them.
Be a Good Neigbour!
- Notify your neighbours when you are going to shoot Fireworks. Some of them may have pets to protect. Others may be alarmed if they do not expect the noise.
- ALWAYS clean up your fireworks debris, particularly any that lands on someone's property other than your own.
Store & Transport Fireworks Safety
- Store Fireworks in a cool, dry place and out of the reach of children.
- When transporting Fireworks, do not leave them sitting in direct sunlight: keep them in your trunk or in a cardboard box in the passanger compartment of your vehicle.
- Never smoke while loading, transporting or unloading fireworks.
Age 18+ or direct adult supervision
- People under 18 years of age who use Fireworks be supervised directly by an adult.
Select a safe Firing Stage
- Choose a wide, clear site away from all obstacles.
- Refer to the safety instrucitons on each label for minimum safe distances from spectators.
- Shoot from private property, with the permission of the property owner.
Do not fire in windy conditions
- Do not shoot Fireworks in winds above 30km/hr
Follow instructions on product packaging
- Read the instructions printed on each firework label so you understand how to use each item safely.
- Plan your setup and the order of firing in advance.
Do not hold Fireworks in your hand
- NEVER try to light a Firework in your hand or to hold it during use, unless the manufacturer's instructions specifically indicate that the item is meant to be handheld
Ignite Fireworks safely
- Always light the fireworks fuse at its tip.
- Light fuse at arms length and stand clear.
- Consider using an Igniter Stick or a Remote Firing System for optiimum safety.
Keep water on hand: for extinguishing & disposal
- Keep water on hand in case any of your spent Fireworks smolders or catches fire.
- Dispose of used Fireworks (including debris) in a pail of water. Let soak for 24-48 hours and then throw away with your normal trash.
Always wear Safety Glasses
- Safety glasses or goggles are highty recommended for individuals lighting Fireworks and those in close proximity to the Fireworks stage.
Use caution if you have a dud Firework
- Wait at least 30 minutes before approaching a Firework that did not go off.
- Never try to relight a firework that did not go off.
- Never try to fix a firework that is defective.
- Do NOT throw dud Fireworks into a campfire: unused powder can explode!
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