Fireworks incidents, 2002
- EDS explains the data. // Fire Chief;Mar2003, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p12
Presents an explanation of statistics about 2002 fire incidents reported by the hour in the U.S., as compiled by Essential Data Solutions. Data collection and compilation process.
- Misconceptions about fireworks. // USA Today Magazine;May94, Vol. 122 Issue 2588, p11
Reports on misconceptions about fireworks according to the American Academy of Opthalmology. Fireworks as cause of only few serious injuiries; Fifteen second as the average burning time for a fuse; Safety of hand-held sparklers for children; Safety of making homemade fireworks; Spectators as...
- Fewer fireworks injuries in 1996. // Professional Safety;Sep97, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p1
States that according to a report released by National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) there is a decrease in fireworks-related injuries in United States hospital emergency rooms. Comparison of the decline in 1997 to the decline in 1995; Comments from Doctor John Hall, assistant vice...
- A review of banned fireworks. Graham, Gary L. // St. Clair Journal;6/29/2011, Vol. 6 Issue 28, pA5
The author shares some facts regarding the injuries that happen from fireworks and reminds the O'Fallon, Illinois residents on the types of fireworks that can be used in the city.
- Tragic week leaves two teens dead. Rupkalvis, David // Graham Leader;7/8/2012, Vol. 136 Issue 94, p1A
The article informs that two persons lost their lives in separate incidents in Young County, Texas including a 17-year-boy who lost his life in a traffic accident and a 19-year-old boy who died from fireworks explosion.
- For fireworks safety, a brightening record. Savoye, Craig // Christian Science Monitor;7/3/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 153, p2
Reports on the decline in injuries related to fireworks in the United States since the industry tightened operations with warning labels and regulations for producers and sellers.
- It's A Booming Business. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;6/28/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 26, p1
Reports on the sales growth of the fireworks industry in Grand Rapids, Michigan in June 2004. Fireworks that can only be purchased by Michigan residents; Source of sales of the industry; Efforts of firework makers to reduce injuries from fireworks.
- Fireworks hurt -- especially the eyes. // New York Amsterdam News;7/3/2003, Vol. 94 Issue 27, p15
There is no safe way for nonprofessionals to use fireworks, advises Prevent Blindness America. Fireworks accounted for approximately 11,000 injuries treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms in the year 2000. If a fireworks accident does occur, the Medical Society of the State of New York...
- Fireworks injury: temporal bone penetration and a wooden intra-cranial foreign body. Mulla, A. Al; Purva, M.; Behbehani, A. // Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh;Aug2001, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p1
We describe a case of a teenager sitting in a car, who was struck by a fireworks missile. The unusual presentation of a large wooden foreign body penetrating through the temporal bone and lodging in the brain is detailed. The management is discussed.