PENNSYLVANIA, USA — As the holiday approaches, Geisinger is raising awareness about fireworks safety.
Each year, the Geisinger Janet Weis Children's Hospital admits at least three to four children with firework-related injuries. In comparison, the hospital's emergency departments see many more, according to a spokesperson.
The agency also reports men to account for 70% of firework-related injuries. Most are burns to the hands or face.
Practice good fireworks safety with tips from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
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