Saturday, October 29, 2011

1 Day to Halloween in Utah - Halloween Health and Safety Tips

Most people think of Halloween as a time for fun and treats. However, roughly four times as many children aged 5-14 are killed while walking on Halloween evening compared with other evenings of the year, and falls are a leading cause of injuries among children on Halloween. Many Halloween-related injuries can be prevented if parents closely supervise school-aged children during trick-or-treat activities. Parents can help prevent children from getting injured at Halloween by following these safety tips


Safty first when picking a costume make sure there is not tripping or dangerous accessories.

Avoid going alone and always walk in groups or with a trusted adult.

Fasten reflective tape

Examine have a adult look over your candy for tampering packages


Alphabet letter HHold a flashlight while trick-or-treating to help you see and others see you. Always WALK and don't run from house to house.

Always test make-up in a small area first. Remove it before bedtime this will help you mother from grounding you because you stained the sheets.

Alphabet letter L Look both ways before crossing the street. Use established crosswalks wherever possible.

Leave Never leave the group or run ahead or linger behind the group

Alphabet letter OOnly walk on sidewalks whenever possible, or on the far edge of the road stay as far away from traffic as possible

Wear well-fitting masks, costumes, so you can see where you are going at all times

Alphabet letter EEat only factory-wrapped treats. And only eat homemaked treats from people you know and have been approved by your parents

Alphabet letter E Never (Enter) homes unless  you're with a trusted adult.

Never walk near lit candles or lite pumpkin. Be sure to wear flame-resistant costumes

It has been a blast providing you with 31 Day of fun for the month of October!!!

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