Fireworks Safety for Families

Fireworks Safety for Families

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In this video interview, Angela Gartner, editor of Northeast Ohio Parent magazine, talks to Heather Trnka, Injury Prevention Coalition supervisor at Akron Children’s Hospital, about fireworks safety for families during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Find more resources here:

More fireworks safety tips from Akron Children’s Hospital

Fireworks safety tips and injury statistics from National Fire Protection Association

Fireworks injuries and safety stats from the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission

Facts & statistics from the American Burn Association

 

About the author

Angela Gartner is the editor at Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine. She previously served as editor for family and general interest magazines in the region. As a journalist, her articles and columns have appeared in newspapers and other publications including The News-Herald, Sun Newspapers as well as the Chicago Tribune. She grew up in Northeast Ohio and is a mom of two boys. The whole family is busy each weekend with sports and finding new happenings around the region. She loves reading books, being a board member at the Cleveland Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and taking the family dog, a Scottish Terrier named Jagger, on his walks.

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