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Diwali Fireworks Safety Tips For Kids

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Hi all,

 

             Diwali is a time when the young and old play with fire and firecrackers. You’ll need to be careful and take some precautions to ensure that you enjoy a safe Deepavali festival.

 

            Here by some of safety tips (Do’s and Dont’s)for this diwali festival.

 

 

DO

 

1. Supervise children while they light fireworks

2. Make them light fireworks outside the house

3. Have them hold sparklers away from the body

4. Keep flower pots and chakras on even flat ground while lighting them

5. Have them light up rockets only on open ground

6. Ensure proper distance from the fireworks away at a distance while they are lighting them

7. Make sure they are wearing closed footwear and closefitting clothes of thick material instead of loose or flowing garments while lighting fireworks

8. Keep a water bucket and burn ointment or aloe vera gel handy

9. Check the area before igniting fireworks to ensure that no inflammable materials are near

10. Ensure they light only one firework at a time

11. Discard used fireworks in a bucket of water

 

 

DONT

 

 

1. Let them bend over fireworks while lighting them or approach them if in doubt about whether they are live or not

2. Let them light fireworks while holding them in hand

3. Let them keep extra fireworks in pockets

4. Let them wear Nylon clothes – cotton is safest while lighting crackers

5. Let them try to light used fireworks

6. Let them light firecrackers with a matchstick but rather a candle of agarbatti – this ensures sufficient distance between their hands and the cracker

7. Let them use fireworks indoors

8. Let them put fireworks into any container before lighting them up

9. Let them mix anything with the contents of fireworks or make fireworks at home

10. Let them ignite aerial fireworks where overhead obstruction trees wires etc. or even heavy wind exist

11. Let them throw or point fireworks at other people

 

 

               Finally Diwali is a family festival, it should be a source of joy for everyone including kids. But above thing looks like usual,  but it is important steps can ensure that the Festival of Lights does not bring darkness into your lives.

 

 

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