Tips to Keep Your Trick-or-Treaters Safe on Halloween
Posted in Accident & Injury, Consumer Protection, Leisure on October 25, 2022
As a kid, Halloween is the best holiday. You get to dress up, eat tons of candy, and stay up late watching scary movies. Unfortunately, even with all that fun, there are still dangers to watch out for and be mindful of on Halloween night. 9 Tips to Stay Safe on Halloween 1. Go...
Why you shouldn’t make Halloween candy buckets out of laundry pod tubs
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 28, 2016
[caption id="attachment_4902" align="alignright" width="224"] Source: Pinterest[/caption] If you’re a Pinterest addict or frequently browse DIY sites, you’ve probably come across instructions for creating Halloween candy buckets out of laundry pod containers. Fluorescent orange Tide PODS® tubs can easily be transformed into pumpkins, and others can be used to construct a child’s favorite movie character...
Tips for Choosing a Safe Halloween Costume
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 8, 2014
Happy Halloween from your friends at Elk & Elk! Follow these simple tips when selecting a Halloween costume to help keep your little ghouls and goblins safe while trick-or-treating! Is Your Halloween Costume Safe? Select costumes made of fire-retardant fabric. Look for labels that indicate flame-resistance on all costumes, wigs, and hats. If you...
Make your home safe for trick-or-treaters
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 31, 2013
As a homeowner, you are responsible for keeping your property safe on Halloween and throughout the year. If a person trips or slips and gets hurt walking through your yard, you can be held responsible for any medical expenses they incur as a result. This is known as premises liability. Your friends at Elk...
Your Halloween contact lenses may be scarier than you think
Posted in Health & Wellness on October 25, 2013
(Updated 10/15/2015) – Those eerie contact lenses you saw online might seem like the perfect addition to your Halloween costume, but decorative contact lenses may limit your vision and can cause permanent damage to your eyes. Also known as cosmetic or theatrical lenses, decorative contact lenses are used to change the look of your...
Halloween Safety: Dangerous drivers scarier than vampires and werewolves.
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 5, 2012
Ghouls and ghosts and goblins should be the only things kids have to be afraid of during the Halloween season. Distracted or unsafe drivers should not be an issue. But unfortunately, they can be. That’s why as drivers, we need to be extra aware as Halloween approaches. If you aren’t a parent, you might...