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Firework injuries data year, 1995

Firework injuries data year, 1995

(consumer safety research).

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Published by Consumer Safety Unit, Departmentof Trade and Industry in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fireworks -- Accidents -- Great Britain -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title: Consumer safety research.

    Other titlesConsumer safety research.
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Consumer Safety Unit.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18363933M

      CLEVELAND, Ohio — A year-old man is in critical condition after fireworks exploded in his face, officials said. The incident happened about . 5 Date and time of injuries Nearly seventy-two percent of all reported injuries in occurred from July 1–7, and percent of all fireworks injuries in occurred on July 4 (Figure 5). Seven firework-related injury were reported between Sept. 12 and Dec. 31, Twenty-two firework-related injuries were reported between Jan. 1 and J

    Facts About Fireworks Injuries—Continued Keep These Fireworks-Related Injuries in Mind > A year-old male’s brother stacked multiple-tube devices on top of each other and ignited them. The cubes fell over and started shooting in all directions. A firework exploded and went into his right eye. Backyard use of fireworks and related injuries are increasing nationwide, according to industry and government data, and researchers say thousands of children each year are among the victims.

    Scope. This code shall apply to the following: (1) Construction, handling, and use of fireworks and equipment intended for outdoor fireworks display (2) Operation of the display (See , Fireworks Display.) This code shall not apply to the following: (1)*Manufacture, transportation, or storage of fireworks at a manufacturing facility (2) Testing of fireworks under the.   On average, the US sees fireworks-related deaths per calendar year, and anot injuries, over the past decade and a half, according to data .


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Firework injuries data year, 1995 Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fireworks are responsible for thousands of fires and injuries each year. Share this video. Fireworks fire & injury facts. Fireworks started an estima fires inincluding 1, structure fires, vehicle fires, outside and other fires.

These fires caused five deaths, 46 civilian injuries, and $ million in direct. In the UK, the number of firework-related injuries peaks during Halloween and Guy Fawkes Night. In Denmark, over a year period from – to –, there were patients of firecracker-related injuries during 2 days of New Year.

Injuries caused by fireworks are a Cited by: 7. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that persons in the United States are treated in emergency departments each year for fireworks-related injuries (1). Of all fireworks-related injuries, 70%% occur during a day period that surrounds the July 4th holiday (June July 23) (2).

Between years and in the United States, an estima patients presented to a hospital for a firework-related injury. [4] In (the most recent data available), approximat injuries were treated in EDs. The American Pyrotechnics Association (APA) estimates that the total firework consumption in was million pounds and total firework revenue for to be over $ million dollars.

1 The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimated that (95% confidence interval of –) fireworks related injuries were treated Cited by: 1. The hospital theatre books were also searched using the above criteria and the patient notes were then examined to exclude non-firework related injuries.

The notes of those patients who had sustained a firework injury were then scrutinised and the same information as was collected in the prospective study was gathered. More than 9, people were treated for fireworks-related injuries last year, according to the US Consumer Product Safety 62 percent of those injuries.

More than 9, people were treated for fireworks-related injuries last year, according to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. Nearly 62 percent of those injuries happened during a one-month study period between J and J Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day.

Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain. On average, people go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday. Firework Industry Statistics Data Pounds of fireworks purchased each year in the U.S.lbs Annual display fireworks revenue $, Annual consumer fireworks revenue $, Total annual fireworks industry revenue.

A substantial percentage of injuries sustained by firework injuries involve thermal injuries to the skin and soft tissues. In a large study of firework trauma (Wang et al. ), burn injuries were reported in approximately 66 % of patients injured by fireworks, most commonly involving the hands and fingers ( %), head.

Injuries associated with fireworks were sustained most frequently by year olds (%). Of all injuries related to fireworks, % were to males.

Over a third of the injuries (%) occurred between the hours of 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. The injuries peaked in the days surrounding Halloween (%), Victoria Day (%) and Canada Day (%). Thousands end up in hospital due to bonfire and firework injuries, data reveals. National. with 20 to year-olds accounting for more than a third of hospital spells.

From the year thoughfireworks related injuries have dropped f to 9, However, at the same time, fireworks usage has more than tripled from million pounds in to million pounds in !. Profile and management of the firework-injured hand 49 Lighting gunpowder on the ground, a lack of adult supervision, placing of a lit firework placed in metal or glass container and the malfunction of fireworks are further examples of risk factors that result in firework-related injuries.9 It has been suggested that blast injuries to the hand require an.

Fireworks are used worldwide to celebrate popular events (e.g. festivals, official celebrations, weddings). The festival of lights (Diwali) is celebrated with fireworks in India (), but Diwali may lead to anguish due to firework-related India, an increasing number of organizations have raised awareness about the proper use and danger of fireworks ().

simultaneously at the National Firework Championships in Plymouth. Injuries caused by accidents with fireworks (Audience – any) Fireworks cause hundreds of avoidable injuries every year. In the six years between and (the last year for which statistics were collected) 6, people were hurt and required hospital treatment.

The types of injuries were a face wound caused by a mortar, an eye injury caused by an unknown firework and an eye globe rupture from a mortar that caused permanent damage.

Last year, the Pioneer Press reported four people with fireworks-related injuries at Regions over the holiday. Related Articles Elk River couple charged with. between, and (at a significance level of).

However, there were significant differences between and each of the years There were also significant differences between and the years Table 1 Estimated Fireworks-Related Injuries, by Year Year June July 23 Entire Year 6, 8.

In (most recent statistics available), the fireworks-related injury rate has fallen by 88% setting a year low Nationally, there were an estimated 8, people treated for firework-related injuries indown f in according to the U.S.

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).A total of 38 cases of fireworks related injuries from Hospital USM over a 5-year period from to during Hari Raya festival were analysed. The majority (%) of the patients were. Although large-scale fireworks disasters are rare, suffering a firework injury at home is more common.

An estimated average of 9, fireworks injuries occur each year, with an average of four deaths per year. Below, you’ll find information on the dangers associated with fireworks, a number of safety tips, and a look at how liability works in.