Monday, October 31, 2011

Happy & Safe Halloween

Contributed by Star Conrad, Director of Operations, Evergreen Safety Council 
The ESC staff would like to offer the following safety tips for all the “trick-or-treaters” out there:

    ESC Staff with the Halloween Spirit.
  • Make sure your costume fits well
  • Wear light colored clothing or reflective tape so you can be easily seen
    Wear face make-up instead of a mask
  • Trick-or-treat with friends. There is safety in numbers.
  • An adult should accompany young children.
  • Trick-or-treat during daylight. Carry a flashlight in case it gets dark.
  • Look both ways before crossing the street and always use crosswalks.
  • Trick-or-treat in familiar neighborhoods.
  • Visit homes with porch lights on which welcome you.
  • When trick-or-treating with friends, tell your parents where you will be going.
  • Bring your treats home and do not eat anything until your parents have checked it.
  • If any treats look suspicious, have your parents call the police.

Of course the above are tips for children; however some of them can be carried over into daily lives and the lives of those of us adults. Things like using crosswalks and being visible to traffic are things that we all need to do, especially when we are at work.

Everyone at Evergreen Safety Council hopes that your family has a safe and fun Halloween.

1 comment:

  1. I kinda missed out on haloween last year due to the fact that I am very far away from my family. I was assigned to be elsewhere that day so I had to be in another place. I wish this year I can be there with my young nephew to do trick or treat for his first time.


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