Firework safety

The Firework Code

Follow these guidelines to stay safe at your firework display.

Fireworks buying guide

What to consider when buying fireworks, including safe storage and avoiding damaged items.

'A firework exploded in my face'

Andy's home firework display ended in serious injury when two rockets blew up in his face.

Planning a safe firework display

A checklist for a safe home firework display, including essential equipment and safe disposal advice.

'Fireworks put an end to my dream'

Jake Thompson's dream of becoming a graphic designer was ruined when he was injured by a firework.

Fireworks: the facts

Facts about the potential risks of misusing fireworks, including the dangers of sparklers.

Services near you

Find addresses, phone numbers and websites for services near you

First aid

What to do if someone is injured in an accident