TA-S Swords, knives, and other costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible.

TA-A Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult.

TA-A Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you.

TA-A Examine all treats for choking hazards and tampering before eating them. Limit the amount of treats you eat.

TA-A Hold a flashlight while trick-or-treating to help you see and others see you. Always WALK and don’t run from house to house.

TA-A Always test make-up in a small area first. Remove it before bedtime to prevent possible skin and eye irritation.

TA-A Look both ways before crossing the street. Use established crosswalks wherever possible.

TA-A Lower your risk for serious eye injury by not wearing decorative contact lenses.

TA-A Only walk on sidewalks whenever possible, or on the far edge of the road facing traffic to stay safe.

TA-A Wear well-fitting masks, costumes, and shoes to avoid blocked vision, trips, and falls.

TA-A Eat only factory-wrapped treats. Avoid eating homemade treats made by strangers.

TA-A Enter homes only if you’re with a trusted adult. Only visit well-lit houses. Never accept rides from strangers.

TA-A Never walk near lit candles or luminaries. Be sure to wear flame-resistant costumes.

For homeowners:

  • Turn on outdoor lights, and replace burnt-out bulbs.
  • Remove items from your yard or porch that might trip a child.
  • Sweep wet leaves from your steps and driveway.
  • Use alternative to candles in your pumpkins, such as a flashlight or a battery-operated candle.
  • Remember that some children have food allergies. Consider giving treats other than candy, such as stickers, erasers or a yo-yo.

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