Share this with FacebookShare this with TwitterShare this with LinkedInEmail this pagePrint this page KSHB: Emergency Room Doctor Urges Caution with Handling Fireworks Over Fourth of July July 3, 2023 Last year, more than 11,000 people went to emergency departments in the U.S. due to fireworks-related injuries.KSHB talked to Dr. Aaron Kaus, an emergency medicine physician at Saint Luke's, about fireworks safety over Fourth of July celebrations. Related Content Jul. 1, 2022 Health News You Can Use: Fireworks Injuries and Safety Tips Dr. Rioux-Forker, hand surgeon at Saint Luke’s Health System, talks about common fireworks injuries and the best ways to stay safe while celebrating the Fourth of July. Jul. 2, 2022 KMBC: Hand Surgeon Offers Fireworks Safety Tips Ahead of July 4th KMBC talked to Dr. Dana Rioux-Forker about things to keep in mind if you or your family plan to handle fireworks. Jun. 30, 2021 KSHB: Emergency Room doctor stresses importance of firework safety ahead of Independence Day KSHB talked to Dr. Marc Larsen about what many firework injuries have in common.