Travel Directory
Asia Travel
Europe Travel
Africa Travel
Oceania Travel
South America
North America
Central America
Caribbean Travel
 
Travel to Asia Travel to Oceania travel africa travel europe Caribbean travel Travel to North America Travel to South America  

Fireworks claiming lives in Malta

Touristclick Malta Travel News
 

Fireworks claiming lives in Malta

by Courrier International

The paper is outraged by the frequency of deadly fireworks incidents in Malta.

"Last week's umpteenth fireworks factory explosion [November 15th, in Zurrieq], which cost the life of one man and left another in a critical condition, is as clear an example as one can get of our remarkable tendency to keep ducking our responsibilities towards the health and safety of the general public. In fact, the situation regarding pyrotechnics is clearly going from bad to worse.

The statistical incidence of fatal fireworks accidents in recent times ? six deaths in the past six months alone ? appears to indicate that safety standards at fireworks factories have deteriorated over time, instead of improving as one would have every reason to expect.

This is itself an indictment of the pyrotechnics situation in Malta ? which should by rights be considered unacceptable in any serious EU member state."

 

 
 
 
 
 
TouristClick Travel Guides © Copyright TouristClick Travel Directory, Inc., 2004-2007. All rights reserved.
Touristclick Privacy
 

Malta Travel news

here you can find an information from a local people, get advice from a local traveller, booking direct with a local hotel agent