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 […]

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 […]

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 […]