To prevent injuries while carving your pumpkin
- Carve in a well lit clean area
- supervise your children and teens
- or leave the carving to adults
- dull knives work as well or better than sharp ones (and they are safer)
- use a pumpkin carving kit
- saw instead of slicing
- no candles, use battery powered lights
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Yes, pumpkin carving is fun. But it can turn Halloween into a nightmare, too. Just ask Brad Gruner, starting quarterback for the University of New Mexico’s football team. Last year, his season ended when he cut a tendon in his.
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Halloween is a fun time of costumes, candy, and carving of pumpkins. Unfortunately, one little slip and that fun could be over and you might be rushing to the emergency room. Accidental lacerations and puncture wounds to …
Blane Sessions, M.D., hand surgeon with the Crozer-Keystone/Philadelphia Hand Center Partnership, demonstrates safety tips for pumpkin carving.