FIREWORK CODE

ALWAYS FOLLOW THE FIREWORK CODE

  • Do not buy fireworks from UNLICENCED retailers.
    These fireworks may be unsafe and illegal.

  • Only buy fireworks that comply with current safety standards. *

  • Always keep fireworks in a closed box.
    Take them out one at a time and close the box.

  • Never put fireworks in your pocket.

  • Be considerate. Let your neighbours know you will be having a display, especially
    if they are elderly or they have pets or children.

  • Avoid setting fireworks off late at night, particularly if it is a school-night.

  • Ensure your pets are safe.

  • Carefully follow the instructions on EACH firework.

  • Never go back to a lit firework unless the instructions advise otherwise.

  • Never throw fireworks; it is dangerous.

  • Light fireworks one at a time, at the end of the fuse, and at arm’s length.

  • Light sparklers one at a time and wear suitable gloves, even when lighting them.

  • Never give sparklers to a child under the age of 5.

  • Never throw spent fireworks on a bonfire.

STAY SAFE, BE CONSIDERATE, AND DON’T BECOME A NUISANCE.