Trick-or-treat but, before you go, be sure to prepare for some of the most common Halloween injuries so you can have the safest and most fun Halloween night possible. Specifically, Halloween is a time where fun and danger often can overlap by a thin line. And if social distancing is in effect or you’re utilizing masks (not just the ones included with creepy costumes) to keep things safe this year, it’s still important to understand and implement other ways to encourage safety during this time. The goal is to help you avoid some of the most common Halloween injuries listed below:
As children, one of the earliest walking safety tips we’re taught is to look both ways before crossing any street. And no matter what part of the world we live in, this tip is timeless for many when it comes to maintaining pedestrian safety. Nonetheless, while walking is definitely good for our health, and looking both ways before crossing the street is practical, pedestrian accidents are still prevalent.
If you or a loved one has required a stay in the hospital for any amount of time, you likely realize the hardship it ensues. Harsh lighting, incessant beeping, and a mess of tubes make it less of the safe-haven you may have imagined.
As a motorist in California, you’ve likely sat in traffic a time or two. And if you drive a four-wheeled vehicle, you’ve probably watched in terror and a bit of envy, as motorcyclists sneak between lanes.
While the air is still warm and the days are long, amusement parks are the choice entertainment among kids and adults alike. These fun-centric playgrounds, lit by flashing colored lights, are the best spot for adrenaline seekers everywhere. However, their unmatched whimsy and excitement can end in devastation with just a single mishap.
Car accidents have remained a leading cause of death in the US since the invention of the motorized vehicle. According to the Traffic Safety Facts Research note, today, about 100 people are killed, and nearly 65,000 are injured each day in traffic accidents.