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How to Prevent Fires Caused by Fireworks

Fireworks come with many risks if not used properly, including injury and fires. Many of these dangers can be avoided by taking appropriate steps to prepare for emergencies and using fireworks safely. Always follow directions and safety recommendations closely, and read these tips to learn what else you can do to prevent firework-related accidents. Make a Plan Have a plan for how to handle your fireworks. Use them only in a clear space away from buildings, trees, or other flammable
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Common Fourth of July Accidents

Summer is upon us, and many families are starting to prepare to celebrate Independence Day. While fireworks, swimming, and BBQs can be fun, there also is a risk for accidents to occur. This 4th of July, avoid injury by learning about the most common injuries sustained in the celebrations. Auto Accidents Independence Day often brings increased traffic as people travel to celebrate the holiday with friends or family, set out on vacation, or take advantage of the holiday to take
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The Worst Workplace Explosions in U.S. History

While there are many different types of workplaces in the United States, some are considerably more dangerous than others – especially those with an increased risk of fires or explosions. The construction, manufacturing, and oil and gas industries are examples of workplaces in which this threat is always present. Here are some of the top workplace explosion in our nation’s history. Centralia Mining Disaster of 1947 In 1947, a coal mine in Centralia, Illinois exploded, resulting in the death of
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