What happens during an evacuation?

What happens during an evacuation?

An evacuation is the emergency exodus of a building, city or any other location. Most commonly, evacuation drills in South Africa are used to exit in the event of a fire or natural disaster or bomb scare. If there is an imminent threat, then evacuation is usually facilitated by several appointed Marshalls. They include the […]

What to do in an emergency at work

What to do in an emergency at work

Tragedy can strike at any time, even when you are at the office. Whether it is an accident, injury or a natural disaster, there are certain steps you can take to ensure that you have the best chance of survival in the event of an emergency in the workplace. Most workplaces have a registered disaster […]

Preventable emergencies over Easter

Preventable emergencies over Easter

In South Africa, Easter Weekend is notorious for its high road accident death toll. Many people choose to go away on holiday for the long Easter weekend, and as the weather changes from summer to rainier days in certain areas, the traffic becomes heavier and the roads fuller and more dangerous. How do you stay […]

What to do when you get an iER Alert

What to do when you get an iER Alert

The iER app has fast gained well-deserved popularity as a necessary safety measure, should emergency situations arise. Many people rely on the app’s convenience and immediate alert options in order to alert friends and family, or the authorities, of dire situations. But, on the other end of the spectrum; what do you do when you […]

Why all parents should know CPR

Why all parents should know CPR

Accidents happen in the homes of ordinary people every day. Sometimes, an ambulance may be too far away to get to the scene of an emergency in time, so knowing CPR could be the difference between life and death in a medical emergency. When CPR and first aid are applied in time, the damage done […]

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