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Keven Moore: As Halloween approaches, is it a safety hazard to visit haunted houses during a pandemic?

Well, if 2020 hasn’t been scary enough for you, here comes Halloween during a pandemic. This is the season in which many of you are seeking out a haunted attraction to fuel that jolt of adrenalin while being scared out of our wits. However, how will COVID-19 come into play, and will many of our usual haunted attractions even be open this season? Will it minimize how scary they can be while visiting...

Keven Moore: Haunted houses throw a scare into a risk management and safety professional

October is here and the Halloween season is nearly upon us. Community groups, schools, charities, non-for-profit organizations will be designing, setting-up, and operating temporary haunted houses, with the intent to amuse, entertain and scare guests that willingly enter at their own risk. Halloween is the second-largest commercial holiday in America with more than $7 billion is spent on candy, costumes...