The Fourth of July is here, which means fireworks season is also here.
Fireworks can be very dangerous if not used properly.
An average of 18,500 fires are caused by fireworks each year, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Such fires cause an average of three deaths, 40 injuries and $43 million in direct property damage.
In 2017, 53% of fireworks-related injuries were burns. The most common injuries were to the hands and fingers at an estimated 31%, followed by head, face and ears at 22%.
Children younger than 15 accounted for 36% of fireworks-related injuries.
If you’re going to be setting off fireworks this summer, here are some important tips you need to heed.
As you know, Pokémon Go is a hot new game being played by countless people. There have been mixed reviews on this augmented reality game from concerns about safety to praises about increasing physical activity. I posted this video to give you a very detailed description about what your children are involved in, and I believe it is important to have a discussion with them about the possible dangers to look out for while playing a game like this.