Halloween Safety Tips

halloween safety tips

Halloween has been celebrated on October 31st in the United States since the early 1800’s and is traditionally a family-oriented holiday when children get to dress up and enjoy candy and other treats. In order to assist our community in enjoying this fun-filled holiday as safely as possible, the Watsonville Police Department has compiled the top ten Halloween safety tips for children and their parents.

  1. A responsible adult should escort children while trick-or-treating.
  2. Instruct children not to stray from their group.
  3. Children should never eat any treats until they have been examined.
  4. Children should walk, not run, during their trick-or-treat activities.
  5. All costumes should be made of light-colored, fireproof material.
  6. Realistic replica firearms should never be used.
  7. Masks should not be worn if they impair vision.
  8. Wigs should be fireproof and should not restrict vision.
  9. Children should always use sidewalks, not the street, for walking.
  10. Children should look in all directions before crossing the street.

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