Pollution free Diwali, brings everywhere Khush-hali
- Always have an adult supervise fireworks activities, especially with sparklers.
- Back up to a safe distance immediately after lighting fireworks.
- Never point or throw fireworks at another person.
- Keep a bucket of water or a garden hose handy in case of fire and to douse used fireworks before discarding in trash.
- Never allow young children to play or ignite fireworks.
- Never carry fireworks in a pocket or shoot them off in metal or glass containers.
- Never try to re-light or pick up fireworks that have not ignited fully.
- Never place a part of your body directly over a firework device when lighting.
- Make sure fireworks are legal in your area before buying or using them.
- Storing fireworks can be tricky. If stored improperly, they could lose their charge, weaken, or even prematurely ignite.
- Store fireworks in a cool, dry, dark location. Any sort of humidity or water that comes in to contact with the fireworks can cause damage.
- Keep stored fireworks away from potential heat sources such as light bulbs, furnaces, engines and other combustible materials.
- Store fireworks out of reach of children and pets.
When Accidents Occur
- Know basic first aid burn treatment techniques before lighting fireworks.
- Keep a first aid kit near the lighting area.
- If clothing catches on fire, remove it promptly.
- Have a telephone nearby and be prepared to call for emergency assistance if necessary.
- Do not rub eyes that have been injured by fireworks; instead, cover the eye and seek professional assistance.
We usually use candles to light the agarbathis (used for lighting the wick of crackers ) and sparklers, there are some precautions that have to be followed:
1-The candle should be placed far away from where the crackers are used.
2-Do not place crackers or any inflammable articles near the candle.
3- Should be fixed firmly to the ground.
4-Place them in an area where there are at least 3 feet between the candle and any surface above it.
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