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Saturday, July 2, 2022

OSHA reminds fireworks/pyrotechnics industry to put worker safety first in advance of July 4 celebration

As Independence Day approaches, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration urges employers in the fireworks and pyrotechnics industry to be vigilant and protect workers from hazards while manufacturing, storing, transporting, displaying, and selling fireworks for public events.
In preparation for the July 4 holiday celebrations and firework displays, OSHA reminds employers to properly train workers and ensure appropriate measures are taken to prevent severe and fatal injuries.


OSHA's web page on the pyrotechnics industry addresses retail sales of fireworks and fireworks displays. The page provides information on common hazards and solutions found in both areas of the sector and downloadable safety posters for workplaces. It also includes a training video demonstrating best industry practices for retail sales and manufacturers based on National Fire Protection Association consensus standards.

Recommended Citation: Gelman, Jon L.,  OSHA reminds fireworks/pyrotechnics industry to put worker safety first in advance of July 4 celebration, Workers' Compensation Blog, July 2 2022), https://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/2022/07/osha-reminds-fireworkspyrotechnics.html


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Jon L. Gelman of Wayne, NJ, is the author of NJ Workers’ Compensation Law (Thomson-Reuters) and co-author of the national treatise, Modern Workers’ Compensation Law (Thomson-Reuters). For over five decades, the Law Offices of Jon L Gelman  1.973.696.7900  jon@gelmans.com  have represented injured workers and their families who have suffered occupational accidents and illnesses.


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