Halloween Safety Tips and Fun Facts

Did you know that Halloween takes 5th place on the list for holidays with the highest number of ER visits? Consider these safety tips to help keep you and your family safe this Saturday.

              

  • Add a piece of reflective tape to costumes and treat bags. Not only will this help improve visibility to motorists, it will help you keep track of your trick-or-treater as he or she dashes from house to house!
  • Incorporate a slip-resistant, supportive shoe to their costume. This will help prevent falls!

Fun Facts

Between decorations, costumes, candy, Americans will spend a collective $6.9 billion dollars on Halloween this year.

Trick-or-Treating originated in the UK and Ireland.

Before the Jack-o’- lantern, beets or turnips were used as lanterns.

Top two Children’s costumes this year ~ Princess and Batman

Top two pet costumes this year ~ Pumpkin and a Hot Dog