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  • American Pyrotechnics Association (APA). The APA is a leading trade association of the pyrotechnics industry. The association supports and promotes safety standards for all aspects of pyrotechnics. Its diverse membership includes regulated and licensed manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, importers and suppliers of pyrotechnics, and professional public display companies.
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating scientifically-based consensus codes and standards, research, training and education.
    • Fireworks
    • Find an NFPA Code and Standard. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). List of current NFPA codes and standards with links to full online text version. NFPA serves as the world's leading advocate of fire prevention and is an authoritative source on public safety.
  • Pyrotechnics Guild International (PGI). The PGI is an independent worldwide nonprofit organization of amateur and professional fireworks enthusiasts. Its educational and scientific purposes are to promote the safe and responsible display and use of pyrotechnics and fireworks, the display of public and private fireworks, the production and sale of high quality fireworks and to channel the creative energies of talented people into the design, production and display of high quality fireworks.
  • Journal of Pyrotechnics. This organization publishes a technical journal on pyrotechnics, including fireworks, pyrotechnic special effects, propellants and rocketry, and civilian pyrotechnics. Articles encompass reports on research, reviews, and tutorials. The Journal is published twice a year.
Other Resources
  • How to Plan for Workplace Emergencies and Evacuations (PDF). OSHA Publication 3088, (Revised 2001). Designed to help the employer plan for the possibility that company employees could be forced to evacuate when least expected. The best protection is to expect the unexpected and develop a well thought-out emergency action plan as a guide when immediate action is necessary.
  • Planning and Responding to Workplace Emergencies. (April 2004). OSHA Fact Sheet. Recommends reviewing plans with employees when initially put in place and re-evaluation and amendment of the plan periodically whenever the plan itself, or employee responsibilities, change.
  • Emergency Exit Routes. (2003). OSHA Fact Sheet. Answers questions about exit routes.
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