pyrotechnics News

Facts About Fireworks: 11,000 Injuries, 4 Deaths in 2016

The Fourth of July means fireworks across America and that can mean thousands of injuries and trips to hospital emergency wards. An estimated 7,600 of the total 11,000 fireworks-related injuries in 2016 were treated in hospital emergency departments during the …

Fatal Explosion at ‘Texas’ Musical Venue Leads to OSHA Citations

Federal safety regulators have cited a performing arts employer after 21-year-old worker died following a pyrotechnics explosion at a musical venue in Canyon, Texas. Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation Inc. was cited for six serious violations as a result of the …

Specialty Insurance Group, Britton Gallagher Offer Pyrotechnics Program

Specialty Insurance Group (SIG), a member of the Everest Re Group Ltd., and independently operated insurance brokerage firm Britton Gallagher have together launched a new insurance, loss control and safety program for the pyrotechnics market. The strategic partnership with Britton …