Halloween Safety Tips – Happy Halloween from Boca Raton Karate & Kickboxing Academy

I found this great article about safety and Trick-or-treating from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention website (http://www.cdc.gov/family/halloween/)… Thought I would share. Enjoy Halloween and be safe everyone!
Come enjoy 30 FREE DAYS of training – get great exercise and learn valuable self-defense.  www.brkka.com   561-926-1846

Going trick-or-treating?

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Swords, knives, and other costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible.

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Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult.

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Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you.

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Examine all treats for choking hazards and tampering before eating them. Limit the amount of treats you eat.

 

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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.

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Always test make-up in a small area first. Remove it before bedtime to prevent possible skin and eye irritation.

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Look both ways before crossing the street. Use established crosswalks wherever possible.

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Lower your risk for serious eye injury by not wearing decorative contact lenses.

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Only walk on sidewalks whenever possible, or on the far edge of the road facing traffic to stay safe.

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Wear well-fitting masks, costumes, and shoes to avoid blocked vision, trips, and falls.

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Eat only factory-wrapped treats. Avoid eating homemade treats made by strangers.

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Enter homes only if you’re with a trusted adult. Only visit well-lit houses. Never accept rides from strangers.

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Never walk near lit candles or luminaries. Be sure to wear flame-resistant costumes.

Come enjoy 30 FREE DAYS of training – get great exercise and learn valuable self-defense.  www.brkka.com     561-926-1846

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Author: douglastate314

Martial Instructor - Boca Raton Karate & Kickboxing Academy (formerly Tiger&Dragon Boca) is run by Black Belt, Sensei Douglas Tate. Sensei Doug grew up in Ohio, under the tutelage of his uncle, Mark Miller, 9TH degree black belt in Tracy’s Kenpo Karate. Doug Tate began his martial arts training and teaching at the age of 8 with Mark Miller and his 11 Tracy’s Kenpo Karate schools in the Cleveland, Ohio area. Doug Tate holds rank in Kenpo and multi-style karate systems and is a certified shootfighting instructor. Doug has been studying the martial arts over 17 years and has taught Kenpo 4 years as an instructor in Ohio. Since living in Florida, Tate continues his studies and has opened the Boca Karate & Kickboxing Academy in July of 2009.

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