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Halloween can be one of the most fun times of the year! There’s trick or treating, costume parties, pumpkin-carving, house decorations and lots of treats. Regardless of how you celebrate, make safety a priority to prevent injuries this Halloween.
From October through November 2017, CPSC estimated a total of 4,500 Halloween-related injuries.
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Keep your little ghost and goblins safe (and the big ones too) (…)Read More Oct 22
Many of you want to get elaborate this year. We’ve seen those super-cool pumpkins with detailed carvings, too …
And while we aren’t saying to those carving cravings, please beware of doing a hatchet job to fingers.
Give the child a spoon. Let her scoop. Give her a crayon. Let her
Keep the sharp tools in adult hands. Choose them carefully.
Light the pumpkins with something battery-operated, like or . Don’t use an open flame.
Keep it happy, not hurtful. Use (…)Read More Oct 24
Halloween may be a night of ghosts, goblins and scary scenes, but let’s all keep the fear factor in the imagination. Here are some safety tips for you to follow to keep the night a fun one:
When you buy or make costumes, masks, beards, and wigs, look for flame-resistant fabrics such as nylon or polyester, or look for the label “Flame Resistant.” Flame-resistant fabrics will resist burning and should extinguish quickly. To minimize the risk of contact with candles and other fire (…)Read More Oct 28