Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul stars in new fireworks safety PSA

The Consumer Reports Product Safety Commission reports about 12,000 emergency room visits and 11 deaths caused by mishandling fireworks. They're trying to bring that number down with a new PSA featuring New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul.


Last Fourth of July, Pierre-Paul lost his index finger and severely injured his right hand in a fireworks incident at his off-season home in Florida.

WATCH: Fireworks PSA staring Pierre-Paul debuts exclusively on GMA


In the PSA that debuted Thursday on 'Good Morning America', Pierre-Paul says to 'keep fireworks away from kids' and to 'leave fireworks to the professionals'.

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