Some people like Halloween to be a little bit spooky. But the scary stuff is supposed to be pretend: ghosts, vampires, goblins and zombies.
But it’s a good idea to take precautions against potential issues that can make tricks and treats not so fun. Here are a few simple tips to help make sure that the only surprises on Halloween are the ones you plan.
Dressing up may be one of the best parts of celebrating this ghostly day. The Consumer Product Safety Commission offers these tips to help steer clear of costume mishaps.
With costumes donned and bags in hand, you may want to consider the following tips from the NSC to help keep the trick-or-treating experience under control.
Throwing a Halloween party can be a lot of fun, and the following safety tips may help you celebrate safely:
In many ways, Halloween hasn’t changed much over the years — it’s about the costumes, the candy and the fun. With a few simple preparations, you can help keep the spooky fun safer.
Originally published on October 22, 2013.