Fireworks injuries are all too common around the July 4 holiday. The majority of these injuries are to the hand, arm and fingers, many times resulting in an amputation. The hand surgeons of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand encourage you to be safe while using fireworks this year to avoid a serious injury that could change your life.
Here’s how to use fireworks safely:
To learn more about hand safety or to find a hand surgeon near you, visit www.HandCare.org.