June 28, 2016

Canada Day and fireworks go hand in hand. What better way to celebrate the independence of our nation than by lighting up the skies above it? But, as is the case with any form of explosives or flammable objects, there are certain risks that come into play that need to be addressed.

The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to let professionals handle the lighting and fireworks displays. If you’re inclined to marvel at multi-coloured blasts of stars and sparkles dashing across the sky, attend a pre-planned display. Keeping a safe distance between yourself and the fireworks’ launch point serves to keep you and your family protected, but it also ensures that the only ones handling the dangerous elements are those who are trained and have professional experience.

That said, if you do end up purchasing fireworks for personal use, take care when purchasing them. Trust only reliable sources that adhere to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) safety standards....

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