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The firework code

The firework code

  • Only buy fireworks that meet BS 7114, from a reputable retailer
  • Keep them in a closed, fireproof box
  • Only take out one at a time and replace the lid
  • Follow the specific instructions on each firework, using a torch
  • Light the firework at arm's length, with a taper, never a match or lighter
  • Stand well back
  • Never go back to a firework once it is lit
  • Never put fireworks in a pocket
  • Never throw fireworks
  • Always supervise children around fireworks
  • Light sparklers one at a time and wear gloves
  • Don't give sparklers to children under five years
  • Keep pets indoors

Produced by the Consumer Safety Unit of the Department of Trade and Industry.

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