The British Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has published an updated guide on
giving your own firework display: How to run and fire it safely,
The updated guidance on organising public firework displays safely was required
given the significant changes in the laws¹ governing the supply, possession,
transport, storage and use of fireworks that may now have an effect on the way
displays are organised.
The booklet is aimed at organisers - such as sports clubs, parish councils and
parent/teacher associations - who intend to launch the fireworks themselves,
rather than contract specialist display operators, but have no specialist
knowledge. It advises on:
Further information on the safe storage and use of fireworks, which includes
links to a risk assessment tool designed to help organise a display, is
available from the HSE website.
AplusA-online.de - Source: Health & Safety Executive