RoSPA Safer Fireworks


UK Sites

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is a registered charity which was established over 80 years ago.

Providing information, advice, resources and training, RoSPA is actively involved in the promotion of safety in all areas of life - at work, in the home, and on the roads, in schools, at leisure and on or near water.

RoSPA aims to campaign for change, influence opinion, contribute to debate, educate and inform - for the good of all.

HSE - Organising firework displays
Information and guidance on firework displays from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE)

DirectGov - firework safety
Contains legislation, information, resources

UK Fire Service - Fireworks and bonfire safety
Provides brief safety guidelines for children and adults

UK Fireworks Safety Website
Click here to return to the top of the page This is a educational website where resources can be downloaded to help fireworks users have a safe and enjoyable celebration. There is also information for teachers and enforcers on this site.

Welephant is the Fire Services mascot and he's here with his own web site for you to enjoy. Find out more about fire and firework safety and other related topics or just have fun - play Welephant's special 'stay safe' games and discover about fire safety in your home.

National Campaign for Firework Safety
The National Campaign for Firework Safety is the longest running full-time fireworks safety campaign in the world. Its members come from across all sections of the community and include politicians from all parties. They are concerned with firework laws and want regulations, based on safety, which will address the problems of fireworks.

British Pyrotechnists Association
British Pyrotechnics Association (BPA). The BPA, incorporating the Firework Maker's Guild was established in 1965 to promote the safe use of fireworks in the UK, and to represent the interests of its members in dealings with Government and other bodies. BPA membership is restricted to professional firework and pyrotechnic display companies who meet certain membership criteria.

Explosives Industry Group
The Explosives Industry Group (EIG) of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) exists to represent and inform its members on all topics of explosive legislation in the UK. The EIG is not a trade association, nor is it a professional body with professional examinations for membership - it is open to all. It exists to promote explosives safety, and to liaise with Government and other bodies in drafting and refining legislation and guidance for the Explosives Industry.

UK Firework Review
The world's biggest firework website for UK enthusiasts with over a quarter of a gigabyte of firework reviews, pictures and video. Established in 1999 they are the pioneers of impartial and useful information for UK firework enthusiasts!

Fun Facts about Fireworks from the BBC

Fireworks and pets

RSPCA - fireworks frighten animals
For advice on how to keep your pets safe during the fireworks season.

Blue Cross - fireworks and animals

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National Council on Fireworks Safety
The National Council on Fireworks Safety is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the safe enjoyment of fireworks in the United States.

Consumers Product Safety Commission - Fireworks Safety
Consumers Product Safety Commission page on firework safety.

American Pyrotechnics Association
The American Pyrotechnics Association is the premier trade association of the fireworks industry.

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