Have a Safe and Happy July 4th Holiday

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Gearing up for the July 4th holiday likely means family picnics, being outside and enjoying a fireworks display. We’ve rounded up our best Independence Day tips and information in preparation for the upcoming holiday weekend. Check out ways to keep you and your family safe while enjoying America’s birthday celebration:

If you're planning your own fireworks display, read these fireworks safety tips. The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that sparklers can burn at 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit—that’s as hot as a blow torch! Sparklers, which cause nine percent of all fireworks burns and other injuries, are especially likely to injure children. 

Before your BBQ, read these grilling safety tips.

Planning on spending time on the water? Read boating best practices before you head out.

Read these Motorcycle Tips if the July 4th holiday will take you out on the open road.

Tips for keeping your family safe during the July 4th holiday weekend. We've pulled together tips about fireworks, sparklers and grilling as well as boating and riding your motorcycle during the busy holiday weekend. Have a safe and happy 4th! /blog/july-4th-megapost Erie Insurance