Halloween Safety and Security Tips by Alliance Training and Testing


Safety Tips for Trick-or-Treaters 

  • Go trick-or-treating with a group of friends or family members. 
  • Stay in well-lit areas and streets. Don't go into any stranger's home or car. 
  • Only eat candy given to you by someone you know. 
  • Be careful while crossing streets. 
  • Wear reflective tape on your costume so drivers can see you. 
  • Carry a flashlight or glow stick to see and be seen. 
  • Tell an adult where you're going and when you expect to be back. 
  • If you see something suspicious, tell an adult or call the police. 

Halloween Masks

  • Make sure the mask fits snugly but comfortably. 
  • Avoid masks covering your entire face, which can restrict your breathing. 
  • If you are wearing a mask with a long wig, make sure it is tied back so it does not get caught in anything. 
  • If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, remove the mask and take a break. 
  • Do not wear a mask while driving or operating machinery. 
  • Supervise young children closely when they are wearing masks. 
  • Dispose of masks properly after Halloween. 

Children Lost or Separated 

  • Stay calm, and don't panic. 
  • Look for a safe place to wait, such as a well-lit area or a house with a porch light. 
  • Tell an adult or police officer that you are lost. 
  • Give them your name and contact information, as well as your group's name and contact information. 
  • Stay put until someone from your group comes to get you. 
  • If you cannot find your group, you can also try calling them on your cell phone or going to a nearby house and asking for help. 

Halloween Party Goer Tips 

  • Arrive and leave with a friend. 
  • Let someone know where you're going and when you expect to be back. 
  • Don't drink and drive. 
  • Pace yourself when drinking alcohol. 
  • Don't accept drinks from strangers. 
  • Be aware of your surroundings. 
  • Trust your instincts. 
  • Look out for your friends. 

Parking Lot Safety 

  • Park in well-lit areas. 
  • Be aware of your surroundings and be on the lookout for suspicious activity. 
  • If you see something suspicious, report it to a security guard or police officer. 
  • Do not leave your car unattended while you are trick-or-treating. 
  • Lock your car doors and windows. 
  • Hide any valuables out of sight. 
  • Take your keys with you when you leave your car. 

Happy Halloween!

It is essential to be aware of your surroundings and to take precautions to stay safe. 

Following these tips can help ensure a safe and Happy Halloween for everyone! 

Have a Happy Halloween from Alliance Training and Testing 

The Security School of Choice in Tennessee 


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