Posts Tagged“safety”

While it can happen to men, many stalking cases involve women stalked by men. From online harassment to harassment elsewhere, it can be traumatic to go through. With that in mind, doing one’s best to avoid that situation in the first place is important. Through no fault of their own, the victim may end up being in the wrong place at the wrong time. As such, their life can spiral out of control. If you have what you believe to be a stalker in your life, how will you fight back? Knowing How to Fight Back When you believe you…

  Asbestos is a natural mineral that was used extensively in construction until the 1980s, when it was discovered that the minute slivers that can be released into the atmosphere can cause various types of cancer. Since 2003, the use of asbestos has been banned, and with so many buildings that still contain this harmful substance, the removal is still going on. Some people do not really understand how asbestos can be so dangerous, and many think if you even touch the substance, you will become ill. The truth is that asbestos can break or flake and when it does,…

  Two Australian companies have given mining, heavy industry and construction a much faster and safer means to inspect or audit dangerous and inaccessible areas via the use of innovative drone technology. SOTO Consulting Engineers and aerial photography specialist Flying Robot use remotely piloted aircraft (drones), with inbuilt redundancies and the latest in imaging tech to carry out inspections. This solution largely eliminates reliance on teams of personnel, rigging or scaffolding and the inherent dangers involved, in addition, the time-saving benefits offers a more streamlined and consistent process with clear, objective results. Further, the use of drones delivers value to…

Unfortunately, countless drivers are injured (in some cases fatally) on a daily basis on the nation’s local roads and highways. As a result, healthcare costs and auto insurance and life insurance rates go up, though they obviously pale in comparison to the injuries and ultimately human losses suffered. That said there are ways to make vehicles safer for all involved.

When construction work has to be done on a building, workers and the general public are placed at risk. Generally speaking, scaffolding is used as a temporary work platform so that workers can easily reach different parts of the building, and bring their materials as well. Essentially, a scaffolding tower is like a rolling ladder and has been used in some way or another in construction since the pyramids of Ancient Egypt. Scaffolding towers are adjustable and they can hold a lot of materials and people at the same time. It is a relatively safe device as well, so long…

All businesses are aware of the importance of having security and surveillance systems in place, as this is how you protect your premises, property and employees from crime. Not all businesses are aware of the fantastic advances in the security industry in recent years, which means that many companies have an out of date and inferior system to what they should have. The advances in the industry can essentially maximise your security and make it easier and more efficient to protect yourself. Crime is a huge threat to businesses and it can be devastating, and you cannot put a price…

This article is all about playground safety and how to protect children from getting hurt. It includes some information on tiles and types of mats that can be used in play areas and the benefits of these. Playgrounds are places that many children enjoy playing in, but there are precautions that should be taken in order to prevent injury from occurring. Kids often slip and fall due to over excitement as they run around too quickly and the fact that their balance has not fully developed yet. This can lead to accidents happening so putting measures in place in order…

Ireland, and more precisely Dublin, is a major tourist destination that can accommodate for the tastes of every tourist. You can marvel at the amazing countryside, explore the historical keeps and fortresses, learn more about the fascinating history of Ireland, and much more in a short amount of time thanks to the relatively small size of the city and the excellent transport links. However, first time visitors might feel a bit overwhelmed when it comes to planning, as there is much to prepare when visiting a foreign country, such as Ireland. Read on for some tips and guidance to make…