Fireworks can be extremely fun or they can be extremely dangerous. Over the next month or so, more than 5,000 people are likely to get hurt because of them. You don’t have to be one of these people. Learn what you can about fireworks safety in this infographic and be sure to enjoy your 4th of July.
There are over 213 million pounds of fireworks sold every year, and each firework is a display of precision and scientific creativity. This infographic from Ghergich & Co. outlines the innards of a firework, including the bursting charge, the stars, and the black powder-all precisely mixed to give audiences everywhere an unforgettable light show.
What’s a July 4th (Independence Day) celebration without some colorful fireworks exploding in the sky? HR Block’s latest infographic takes a closer look at the less glamorous side of fireworks — from the dollars that go up in smoke to the fingers and other body parts that are injured. Happy Fourth and please, light responsibly!