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Halloween Safety 101

Theresa Grant
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Look out for the witches, ghouls, and goblins that will be roaming the streets on Halloween. While the holiday brings lots of spooky tricks and treats, it’s also a time to keep little monsters safe while having fun. So, what can you do to be cautious and still enjoy the festivities? Just follow a handful of quick safety tips to help the children have a Happy Halloween. 

10 Safety Tips  

  1. Choose a costume that’s bright-colored, safety hazard-free, and fire resistant. 

  1. Use non-toxic make-up and avoid masks that block vision. 

  1. Provide adult supervision and keep trick-or-treaters within sight. 

  1. Walk on sidewalks, If possible. 

  1. Look before crossing driveways, alleys, and streets + watch for cars that are turning or backing up. 

  1. Children should never go inside a home for candy. 

  1. Avoid collecting homemade treats from strangers. 

  1. Carry a flashlight or glow stick to help drivers see trick-or-treaters. 

  1. Inspect candy for choking hazards + dispose of any that’s not individually wrapped.  

  1. Wash hands or use sanitizer before eating any goodies. 


The thrill of Halloween often factors into unwanted accidents or injuries as excited kids run from door-to-door. So, follow the safety tips, use caution, and enjoy the magic of that one scary day of the year when it’s fun to get spooked. Boo! 

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Theresa Grant

Communications Associate


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