Slatington, PA (WorkersCompensation.com) – On June 30, 2017, an ignition malfunction at a Pennsylvania fireworks company badly injured a female employee at Celebration Fireworks in Slatington, PA.
And while the injury was life-threatening, incidents like that are rare in the pyrotechnics industry, said Julie Heckman, executive director of the American Pyrotechnics Association (APA).
“The US manufacturers (are at) less than five percent of the commercial fireworks in the world ...
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