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How To Maintain A Safe Environment With Fireworks

showtimefireworks13 Oct 2022 Others

Our easy checklist on how to maintain a safe environment with fireworks. Ensure that the fireworks you are buying are Category 2 and 3 also known as consumer fireworks.

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Buying the Environmental Friendly Fireworks:

Only buy fireworks from a legitimate retailer

Inform your neighbours and be aware of their concerns e.g. pets, livestock, etc

Ensure that the fireworks you are buying are Category 2 and 3 also known as consumer fireworks in order to comply with British Standards (BS 7114).

Read the instructions during daylight hours

One person – clearly identified – should be responsible for the fireworks

Things you’ll need:

Torch for checking product instructions

Bucket of water

Gloves and eye protection

Bucket of soft earth to stick fireworks in

Appropriate support for wheels and fountains, and proper launchers for rockets

 

The day of the display:

Try to avoid setting off noisy fireworks during the late hours of the evening and never after 11 pm.

Don’t drink alcohol if you are responsible for setting off the fireworks

Light fireworks at arm’s length

Stand well back and keep spectators at least 25 metres away from the display

Never go back to a lit firework

Never put fireworks in your pocket or throw them

Supervise children at all times

Store fireworks in a metal box and keep it closed between use

Keep pets indoors or in a different location if possible

 

After the display:

Leave all used fireworks for at least 15 minutes after firing to cool down

Use gloves or tongs to collect spent fireworks

 

When using sparklers:

Unsuitable for children under five

Light one at a time

Wear gloves at all times when lit

Put used sparklers hot end down into a bucket of sand or water

Conclusion

We at Showtime fireworks have plenty of fireworks for sale in the UK in our online fireworks shop with some of the UK’s leading brands including the award winning 2022 ‘Brand of the Year’ – Vivid Pyrotechnics – plus brands like Klasek Pyrotechnics (Dum Bum), Celtic Fireworks, Hallmark Fireworks, Cube, Jonathans, Firework King, Brothers, Black cat and more. Showtime Fireworks is one of the UK's largest fireworks retailers. We serve thousands of customers each year through our website, showroom, and store. We spend a lot of time each year making sure that the fireworks we sell are the best available to the public and we pride ourselves on our commitment to customer service, which you can see in the feedback we receive from our customers. Showtime Fireworks also provides spectacular professional fireworks for many wedding venues across the UK and corporate big screens.

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