We know that protecting your family goes beyond installing a home security system. As Halloween approaches, having a safe, fun holiday is probably at the forefront of your mind. Fortunately, whether you’re out trick-or-treating, or on the other side of the door, following a few simple safety tips can help make this a fun and safe holiday for everyone.
Halloween is a favorite holiday for many children, which is why it would be a particularly terrible time for an accident to occur. Unfortunately, it’s also a time when accidents and injuries are more likely to occur than on a regular evening. The combination of overexcited children hyped up on sugar, people who might not have their best interest at heart, and the inherent risk of being out after dark can lead to unfortunate consequences.
Fortunately, the stories of poisoned candy handed out by sinister people on Halloween are, for the most part, the stuff of urban legend. On the other hand, there are some very real dangers of which parents and children should be aware.