even before the new year’s eve, it has given the first serious accidents with fireworks. A 14-Year-olds in Hamburg was demolished in the Explosion of Firecrackers three fingers.
In Bavaria, a man lost in Tinkering with firecrackers also three Finger. Severe burns suffered by an 18-Year-old in Ottersberg in lower Saxony, which was followed with two friends to a YouTube guide on how to Böllerbau. 60 percent of his skin burned. Is a fellow of the third friend was slightly injured,.
every year, the emergency rooms are to new year’s eve. Doctors treat not only the Amateur pyrotechnician after accidents, but also a lot of random victims. Missiles can be fired from the Hand, firecrackers thrown out of the window, imported explosive powerful pyrotechnics from abroad used, dud again ignited. “The male experimentation there are no limits,” said Angela Kijewski, spokeswoman for the Accident hospital Berlin (UKB).
Very often children are the victims. Their share among the new year’s eve injuries with eye and ear damage have increased in recent years, said the chief doctor of the emergency Department of the Virchow-Klinikum of the Charité hospital in Berlin, Tobias Lindner. Thus, for example, hit-throws, which lead to explosions close to the face or the ear.
German eye clinics have reported around new year’s eve of the previous two years, respectively, far more than 800 eye injuries because of fireworks, such as the German ophthalmological society announced. Also, the fact that people do not survive the start to the new year, in Germany, again and again, in Brandenburg alone, there were last new year’s eve with two fireworks-Dead. “The serious injuries happen almost exclusively with illegal firecrackers, the so-called Poland, firecrackers, or handmade fireworks,” said Kijewski.
Lindner finds that fireworks are already alone due to targeted attacks on rescue workers as in the previous year in Berlin in the hands of a wide Public. “You should focus on beautiful fireworks, which will be made available to the Public, so that the common experience.”