Tri Akaradecha, Phuket Vice Governor, warned people to play firework carefully during the Chinese New Year Festival. He also mentioned that before playing the firework, everybody should read the instruction thoroughly and strongly play follows the instruction. All fireworks should not be kept in the shirt or pants pockets because when there is a friction between them, it may cause the explosion. The fireworks should be kept in the dark and airy place far from sunlight and flame to prevent explosion.
Furthermore, it’s very dangerous to play firework near the electricity line, residences, fuel stations, fuel tank, inflammable material and windy area. In the area of firework playing should be sand or water tanks, if fire or explosion happen, this can help to stop the fire. Parents should not allow their children to play firework alone and teach them to make a sign before burning the firework. If the burned firework doesn’t explode, wait 10 – 15 minutes before burn it again. The firework must not be thrown into the crowded area and people should not stand too close to the burning firework since it may cause serious injure.
After finishing firework playing, people should inspect if the playing area is already cleared. If someone be injured by the firework, assist him follow the fire first aid procedure or take him to the hospital immediately.