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Document ID (ISN)106678
CIS number 07-682
ISBN(s) 0-7176-6196-2
Year 2006
Convention or series no. HSG 123
Health and Safety Executive
Title Working together on firework displays - A guide to safety for firework display organisers and operators
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 3rd ed., 2006. iv, 20p. Illus. 25 ref. Price: GBP 9.50.
Abstract This guide is an updated version of the document indexed under CIS 01-529 and takes account of significant changes in the statutory controls relating to the supply, possession, transport, keeping and use of fireworks. It gives advice on safety for outdoor firework displays operated by a competent display operator. Contents: display organization; selecting a display operator; site selection and layout; contact with the police, the fire service, the local authority and other local groups; provision of site facilities; care of fireworks before the display; crowd safety; emergency plans; safety of bonfires; setting up and firing the fireworks; clearing up after the display; legal requirements.
Descriptors (primary) entertainment services; pyrotechnical products; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) choice of location; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; safety guides; fire protection; neighbourhood populations; legislation; personal protective equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Entertainment services and sports