Safety tips

<b>Halloween safety tips</b><br>
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<li>Never allow children to trick or treat alone or without adult supervision.<br>
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<li>Trick or treat before dark and in familiar, well-lighted neighborhoods.<br>
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<li>Emphasize traffic and stranger safety. Never allow children to enter a house (or vehicle) while trick-or-treating.<br>
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<li>Carry a flashlight or make sure costumes are illuminated.<br>
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<li>Keep lighted jack-o-lanterns out of trick-or-treaters' path.<br>
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<li>Carefully check your child's candy bag. If in doubt about a particular treat, throw it out.<br>
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<li>Make sure costumes and masks fit well and allow adequate vision. Avoid sharp objects or accessories such as pointed wands or swords. Shoes should fit well and be suitable for outdoor walking.<br>
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<li>Avoid face-paint products or glitter that can irritate or damage children's skin or eyes. Avoid face products with very young children or those with allergies.<br>
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<i>Source:</i> American Red Cross

( Sun Sentinel/Joe Cavaretta / October 15, 2007 )

Halloween safety tips

  • Never allow children to trick or treat alone or without adult supervision.

  • Trick or treat before dark and in familiar, well-lighted neighborhoods.

  • Emphasize traffic and stranger safety. Never allow children to enter a house (or vehicle) while trick-or-treating.

  • Carry a flashlight or make sure costumes are illuminated.

  • Keep lighted jack-o-lanterns out of trick-or-treaters' path.

  • Carefully check your child's candy bag. If in doubt about a particular treat, throw it out.

  • Make sure costumes and masks fit well and allow adequate vision. Avoid sharp objects or accessories such as pointed wands or swords. Shoes should fit well and be suitable for outdoor walking.

  • Avoid face-paint products or glitter that can irritate or damage children's skin or eyes. Avoid face products with very young children or those with allergies.

    Source: American Red Cross

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