National Statistics

Northern Ireland Firework Injury Statistics 2014: Summary Report

This statistical release gives details of the number of persons injured by fireworks in Northern Ireland during the Halloween period. The survey covers a four/five-week period and covers those injuries treated at A&E Departments and Minor Injuries Units

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Northern Ireland Firework Injury Statistics 2014: Summary Report

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The main purpose of this survey is to assess the effect of the legislative changes since 1996 and the impact of fireworks awareness, safety and enforcement campaigns delivered by the Department of Health, Social Services & Public Safety (DHSSPS) in partnership with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and in cooperation with the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and the Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS).

Published 18 December 2014