29 Oct2015 Halloween Safety Tips Written by Editor. Posted in Did You Know For homeowners: Turn on outdoor lights, and replace burnt-out bulbs. Remove items from your yard or porch that might trip a child. Sweep wet leaves from your steps and driveway. Use alternative to candles in your pumpkins, such as a flashlight or a battery-operated candle. Remember that some children have food allergies. Consider giving treats other than candy, such as stickers, erasers or a yo-yo.