Top 13 Halloween Safety TipsBy Robert Siciliano October 24, 2012 | 9:00 AMPosted in: Child Safety, Family
The fall is here and Halloween is right around the corner.
Fortunately for me I have two kids which means I’m going trick or treating and
eating 20lbs of chocolate on November 1st. Don’t worry I’ll give them a few pieces!
To prepare you and your family for a safe and secure
Halloween follow these child safety
tips from the Center for Disease Control:
Halloween safety tip is to avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or
with a trusted adult.
reflective tape to Halloween costumes and bags to help drivers see you.
treats for choking hazards and tampering before eating them. Limit the amount
of Halloween treats you eat.
flashlight while trick-or-treating to help you see and others see you. Always
WALK and don't run from house to house.
make-up in a small area first. Remove it before bedtime to prevent possible
skin and eye irritation.
ways before crossing the street. Use established crosswalks wherever possible.
risk for serious eye injury by not wearing decorative contact lenses.
Only walk on
sidewalks whenever possible, or on the far edge of the road facing traffic to
well-fitting masks, costumes, and shoes to avoid blocked vision, trips, and
factory-wrapped treats. For your child’s safety, avoid eating homemade treats
made by strangers.
only if you're with a trusted adult.
fires, never walk near
lit candles or luminaries. Be sure to wear flame-resistant costumes.
is a scary number) When I was a teen kids would be foolish and dangerous and
douse someone’s head with hair removal products. It’s dangerous, stupid and can cause
irreversible damage to the eyes, and is poisonous if ingested.
Robert Siciliano personal and home security specialist to Home Security Source discussing ADT Pulse on Fox News. Disclosures
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