"During Halloween events, it is important to put safety first," said Secretary Karen Timberlake. "If everyone follows some basic safety tips, we can all enjoy a safe and gremlin-free Halloween."
Here are a few ways to make the trick-or-treating experience an enjoyable one:
Halloween Home Safety
Parents should remind children not to eat any treats before a parent can inspect them.
Suspect items should be thrown away.
Parents with small children should also discard any candy or small toys that could be a choking hazard.