Halloween Safety Tips

(S) words, knives, and similar costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible. (A) void trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult. (F) asten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you. (E) xamine all treats for choking hazards and tampering before eating them. Limit the amount of treats you eat.
(H) old a flashlight while trick-or-treating to help you see and others see you. (A) lways test make-up in a small area first. Remove it before bedtime to prevent skin and eye irritation. (L) ook both ways before crossing the street. Use established crosswalks wherever possible. (L) ower your risk for serious eye injury by not wearing decorative contact lenses. (O) nly walk on sidewalks or on the far edge of the road facing traffic to stay safe. (W) ear well-fitting masks, costumes, and shoes to avoid blocked vision, trips, and falls. (E) at only factory-wrapped treats. Avoid eating homemade treats unless you know the cook well. (E) nter homes only if you're with a trusted adult. Otherwise, stay outside. (N) ever walk near lit candles or luminaries. Be sure to wear flame-resistant costumes.