7 Safety Tips for Trick or Treaters

  1. All masks should allow full vision to the wearer
    a. Eye holes need to be totally visible so the person inside has full range of vision
    b. This prevents potential accidents from walking into the street and not seeing the approaching car to knocking other trick or treaters down in an effort to get to the next door.
  2. Keep costumes trip-proof
    a. No long dresses that could become a tripping hazard.
    b. No baggy clothes that could fall down and trip the wearer as well as embarrass them
  3. If nighttime trick or treating carry a flashlight, glow stick, or wear reflective clothing
    a. Enables the trick or treater to be seen.
    b. Flashlights and glow sticks enable the user to see clearly in the dark.
  4. Do not eat candy while trick-or-treating
    a. Do not split attention from surroundings to unwrap/eat candy
    b. Inspect all candy for signs of tampering (pinholes, re-wrapping, foreign objects.)
  5. Stay in Areas you know
  6. Smaller children should be accompanied by an adult or responsible older sibling
  7. Do not go in a house your don’t know

Remember the 3 best things about Halloween. . . .

  1. Wear a really great costume
  2. Be safe while out trick or treating
  3. Have fun and get lots of candy!

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