Posts Tagged“safety”

One thing that causes all parents nightmares, is a child facing an emergency. It doesn’t matter whether it is at home or at school, parents simply want their children to always be safe. And in today’s world, that also means having a GPS tracker for your child. Statistics to Demonstrate a GPS Tracker Is Necessary Every day, there is an item on the news of missing children and kidnapping. 80% of missing people are aged under 18 in this country. This means that your child is not necessarily safe when they walk to school, their friends’, or town. You need…

As a driver there are so many reason why you need to be considerate and calm when you are behind the wheel, or in charge of a motorbike. Driving sensibly has so many benefits and it is always recommended that you drive in this way. The laws of the road exist to protect us and even though the manner in how you drive is not always recommended by law necessarily, it is vital that you adopt a smart and sensible driving approach. If you were in any doubt as to why you should be driving sensibly, here are just a…

Are your financial bills starting to get to you? If the answer is yes, the thought of adding a roommate or two might cross your mind. In the event it does, will you make sure you get the right individual/s from day one? As too many homeowners and renters can tell you, there are good roommates and of course there are bad ones. What one has to try and steer clear of is getting those roommates who end up being more problems than they are worth. So, are you ready to roll the dice and see what is out there?…

A home is an important aspect in anyone’s life. It provides us with a place to call our own, a warm bed to sleep in, a kitchen to cook in, storage for our belongings, and most importantly it provides us with a sense of security. Every day, however, that feeling of safety is destroyed for many Americans when a burglary occurs in their homes. You might think it will never happen to you, that it is just something you hear about on the news in far away towns, but the statistics on burglary alone are shocking. Whether it’s getting a…

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…