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Halloween safety

Last updated by Stephanie.Rosser@essex.gov.uk on Wednesday, October 25, 2023

 

If you take children trick or treating for Halloween, remember these important tips to keep everyone safe:

 

🎃Be visible and stay safe near roads - maybe try to wear reflective clothing as part of your costume

🎃Carve carefully or try a 'no-carve pumpkin' - there are plenty of ideas on Pinterest

🎃Keep candles out of the way of trick or treaters or use battery powered candles instead

🎃Encourage layering as extra protection underneath highly flammable costumes - and teach your children the vital stop, drop and roll advice so they know what to do if their costume did catch fire

 

More safety advice on the Child Accident Prevention Trust website.