Tags: emergency assistance

What to do if you think you’ve ingested poison

What to do if you think you’ve ingested poison

In South Africa, several hundred people die from accidental poisoning each year, making it a more common cause of death than people may believe. Unfortunately, most of these deaths involve children who have accidentally ingested substances that they mistook for food or water. Of course, preventative measures are highly advised when you have young children […]

Insulin Injections and Living with Diabetes

Insulin Injections and Living with Diabetes

If you do not suffer from diabetes, chances are that your pancreas produces insulin naturally and continuously. Insulin is a hormone that is secreted to allow glucose (sugar) to enter the body’s cells for energy. Diabete QC explains that the body produces the necessary amount of insulin based on its needs and the foods eaten. […]

The IER Network

The IER Network

The iER service is a fairly new, yet exciting concept in South Africa. Many people have shown interest in the network, as iER is South Africa’s only dedicated emergency response and disaster management network. What exactly does that mean? Well, the network is comprised of a database of 1000’s of rescue and security personnel ready […]

What you get as a member at iER

What you get as a member at iER

iER is the Emergency response app that has changed the general approach to safety. This proactive application is your 24/7 link to emergency services, and allows you peace of mind when you’re out and about, putting emergency assistance at your fingertips, as you are always connected to a response team via your cell phone. So […]

A day in IER call centre

A day in IER call centre

Working in an emergency response centre can be very challenging, you are responsible for making ‘on the spot’ decisions that could permanently impact the life of another human being. One of our team members, iER Manager Monique Delport; has answered a few of our ‘most asked questions’, to give you a glimpse into her daily […]

What does IER do for me?

What does IER do for me?

In a country with an ever increasing crime rate, one tends to feel the need to up security around your home and loved ones. Newspapers are fully loaded with crimes like murder, theft, robbery and hijacking – making it quite understandable that people are feeling more and more uneasy about being out and about in […]

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