Abstract: This study determined the management and safety practices of pyrotechnics manufacturers and dealers in the province of Bulacan towards the effective management and implementation of safety policies in the pyrotechnics industry. Specifically, it investigated the following sub-problems: 1. How can the profile of the respondent manufacturers and dealers of pyrotechnics can be described in terms of the following: Sources of technical and managerial skills, Sources of funding, Building ownership, Monthly rentals, Manufacturing period, Distribution period, Profits earned; 2. What are the management practices of the respondent manufacturers and dealers in terms of the following areas: Production and Dealership; 3.What common problems were encountered by the two groups of respondents and which of them has the greatest impact? 4.To what extent are the provisions of RA 7183 implemented by the respondents when grouped as follows: Manufacturer and Safety Policy Authority respondents, Dealer and Safety Policy Authority respondents, Dealer and Manufacturer respondents ; 5.Is there a significant difference on the extent of implementation of safety measures provided by the RA7193 when the respondents are grouped as follows: Dealer and Safety Policy Authority respondents and Dealer and Manufacturer respondents. This study employed the descriptive method of research, which investigated the management and safety practices of fireworks manufacturers and dealers and the safety policy authorities of Bocaue and Sta. Maria, Bulacan. The respondents of the study were the pyrotechnics manufacturers, the dealers and the DOH local employees of Bocaue and Sta. Maria Bulacan. The researcher used the survey questionnaire in order to gather data. The frequency distribution, percentage distribution, weighted mean and two mean t-test were used by the researcher for the statistical tool of the study. 1. Most of the manufacturers and dealers obtained their pyrotechnics materials and products on cash basis. 2.Invasion of cheap imported products was the greatest problem in the pyrotechnics business. 3.There were differences in the extent of implementation of the pyrotechnics manufacturers and dealers and safety policy authorities in relation to safety measures. 4.There was a significant difference in the extent of implementation of pyrotechnics dealers and safety policy authorities as to the extent of following the requirements for safety.
Keywords: Pyrotechnics, Safety Policy, Dealers, Manufacturers, Safety Policy Authorities