S — Swords, knives, and similar costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible.
A — Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult.
F — Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you.
E — Examine all treats for choking hazards and tampering before eating them. Limit treats you eat.
H — Hold a flashlight while trick-or-treating to help you see and others see you. Always WALK and don’t run from house to house.
A — Always test make-up in a small area first. Remove it before bedtime to prevent possible skin and eye irritation.
L — Look both ways before crossing the street. Use established crosswalks wherever possible.
L — Lower your risk for serious eye injury by not wearing decorative contact lenses.
O — Only walk on sidewalks whenever possible or on the far edge of the road facing traffic to stay safe.
W — Wear well-fitting masks, costumes, and shoes to avoid blocked vision, trips, and falls.
E — Eat only factory-wrapped treats. Avoid eating homemade treats made by strangers.
E — Enter homes only if you’re with a trusted adult. Only visit well-lit houses. Don’t stop at dark houses. Never accept rides from strangers.
N — Never walk near lit candles or luminaries. Be sure to wear flame-resistant costumes.