[Infographic] The Crazy Statistics of Fireworks and the 4th of July

[Infographic] The Crazy Statistics of Fireworks and the 4th of July

Stay Safe this July 4th by Avoiding these Injury Trends

By Gavin Chance

Don’t become a statistic - stay safe this July 4th! In an effort to help you prepare for this holiday and avoid the most common accidents, we’ve researched fireworks injury data from the past five years. This is what we found:

  • 72% of fireworks accidents occur at home
  • Men are twice as likely to become injured as women
  • 27.9% of injuries happen to children, ages 0-10 years old

Click-to-Tweet: Did you know? 72% of fireworks accidents occur at home, 11.75% occur in public, and 11% at a sporting event.

Interested in learning more, such as the most common diagnoses and where most injuries occur? Check out our infographic, below.

We’ve summarized our fireworks research in a compelling infographic. Feel free to download, share, and put these suggestions into practice this summer.

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Infographic by Gavin Chance, Senior GIS Analyst for Stratasan

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