Diwali, the festival of lights is here! Diwali means delicious food, rangoli, lights, and a display of colourful fireworks. Are you looking forward for the festivities and family time? As you get busy in the celebrations it is also important to take some safety precautions. Many accidents take place during Diwali.
Did you know? These dazzling fireworks lead to thousands of emergency room visits each year during Diwali. They may cause serious injuries, some of which are irreversible. Firecrackers cause noise pollution as well as air pollution and they are best avoided. However, some families continue to burst firecrackers for their children. Here are a few ways to celebrate Diwali in a healthy and safe manner. As a responsible parent and citizen, you must ensure that everyone enjoys the festivities wholeheartedly and safely:
Here are a few safety tips recommended while handling firecrackers:
This Diwali let us celebrate the festivities with care and caution towards the environment, towards other people as well towards pets also.
Here are some additional safety tips:
1. Lamps/diyas: These can lead to accidental fires. Follow these safety rules:
2. Clothing: Dress right for Diwali as well as while lighting firecrackers. Here are a few tips:
3. Food safety: Make sure that all your meals are prepared hygienically and are safe to eat. Here is what you can do:
4. Infants and elders: The noise pollution and the extreme smoke during Diwali may harm the elderly, pregnant women as well as infants. Follow these health tips:
In case of any untoward incident, please visit our Centre for Accident and Emergency. Call us on 022-30919191 for any assistance. Please find below link for more details:
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