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Protecting Children from Firework-Related Injuries, Burns

June 20, 2022

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Read time:

5-15 mins
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Presented by Michigan Medicine

Many summer celebrations include fireworks, but some parents might be overlooking burn and injury risks for children. A new poll from the U-M Health C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital suggests that parents don’t consistently cover all safety precautions, finding that only one in five parents polled said children sat at least 100 feet away from aerial fireworks. Experts from Michigan Medicine review the findings and share safety tips to help protect children from firework injuries.

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