Three apps to save your life

Three apps to save your life

An emergency can happen at any time, so it’s best to be prepared at all times. Nowadays, having a safety net is as easy as downloading an app onto your phone. Help can find you in the click of a panic button. As much as the concept of a mobile panic button is popular internationally, […]

What to do if you get lost on a hike

What to do if you get lost on a hike

Hiking is a popular pastime, especially in mountainous South Africa. Capetonians enjoy a good hike up Elephants Eye, or Lion’s head, and the view from the Table Mountain trail is very popular with locals and tourists. But amidst the adrenalin rush and breath-taking beauty of the many scenic routes in SA, there are also many […]

Why is the iER app free to use?

Why is the iER app free to use?

The iER app is a free emergency application that can be downloaded on any smart device. It gives the user peace of mind by offering a no-cost solution for emergencies. The App is a panic button that  can be used in a variety of situations to ensure that the proper response team is sent to […]

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 […]

Three dangers lurking in your home

Three dangers lurking in your home

One’s home is expected to be a safe haven, away from the perceived dangers of the outside world. So, it may be upsetting to know that there are potential dangers that may be lurking inside your home. Everyday objects could contain hazardous chemicals, such as lead, mercury, arsenic and PCBs that endanger you and your […]

Ambulance or Uber?

Ambulance or Uber?

There has been quite a bit of controversy over the last few years regarding the performance of certain medical emergency transport companies. Patients have complained of the tardiness of EMS workers, and in some instances, the ambulance or means of emergency transport doesn’t show up altogether, which could be the difference between life and death […]

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 […]

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