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Bonfire night 2012 PDF Print E-mail

Bonfire night is fast approaching. By following a few guidelines you can ensure this event is safe and trouble free by following the below firework code:

Fireworks code safety advice:

  • Stand well back
  • Keep pets indoors
  • Keep fireworks in a closed box
  • Only buy fireworks marked BS 7114
  • Light at arm's length, using a taper
  • Follow the instructions on each firework
  • Never give sparklers to a child under five
  • Don't drink alcohol if setting off fireworks
  • Always supervise children around fireworks
  • Never put fireworks in your pocket or throw them
  • Never go near a firework that has been lit - even if it hasn't gone off it could still explode.

Information on the retailer/ consumer rights on fireworks.