Skip to comments.Federally-Funded Study Finds Firework Injuries Occur Most Around 4th of July
Posted on 07/06/2012 12:58:18 PM PDT by kevcol
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission a federally-funded organization conducted a special survey last year from June 17- July 17 and found that 65 percent of all fireworks injuries occurred within the month of the July 4th holiday.
The report also found that four people were killed
For thousands of consumers, last years 4th of July celebration ended with a visit to the emergency room, CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum said in a press release. CPSC wants you to understand the risks with legal and illegal fireworks, in order to prevent an injury, or worse, during this holiday.
(Excerpt) Read more at charlotte.cbslocal.com ...
Really, what did this cost me?
water is wet too...
I also heard that more people drowned while swimming as opposed to jogging. We need the government to fund a study to figure out why this is.
“within the month of the July 4th holiday”
These geniuses didn’t tell us what month the July 4th holiday is in? You would have thought they would have included that part.
Paging Captain Obvious!!!
I bet a similar number of Christmas Tree fires occur just before and after December 25th also.
We will have to wait until that study concludes, however.
I recently discovered that nail guns HURT!!
and venereal disease is usually passed on during sex...
In another study, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission concluded that the vast majority of Christmas tree fires occur in late December.
I wonder if a study would show that incidents of heat prostration increase in the summer months.
“... water is wet”
Ice is cold. (giggle, giggle)
....and most turkey-carving accidents happen around Thanksgiving.
Oh, my God.....
.....and heart attacks from shoveling snow in the winter
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