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Halloween Safety Tips

October 30, 2003

By Scott Hunter

As little ghosts and goblins prepare for an evening of Halloween fun. Parents and homeowners should prepare to keep them safe. Here are a few tips to make sure your trick or treaters have a fun and safe Halloween.

Homeowners should:

  • Avoid outside decorations that use fire, they may light cloth on costumes.
  • Remove any hoses, ladders or pots from steps and walkways.
  • Keep your pets inside for the night, they may be spooked and try to bite.

Parents should also makes sure:

  • Children should wear some kind of reflective clothing.
  • Make sure they can see through masks.
  • Obey traffic signs.
  • Make sure your children know their  home phone number and how to dial 9-1-1.

posted by Scott Hunter at 6:37PM scott.hunter@walb.com