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Mobile Phones as Safety Devices
Mobile Phones as Safety Devices
The mobile phone – life-saving device, or a serious threat to your health? We weigh up mobile phone safety for kids and elderly people....
Personal Safety Abroad
Personal Safety Abroad
Take a few simple steps to protect yourself, your money and your valuables when travelling abroad....
Personal Safety After Dark
Personal Safety After Dark
Poor visibility and quiet roads exacerbate safety risks after dark. There are lots of things that you can do to avoid the attention of opportunists, so take a moment…...
Personal Safety And DIY
Personal Safety And DIY
Planning an exciting DIY project? Writing a shopping list of all the tools and gadgets you want? Don’t forget the goggles. DIY accidents aren’t rare, and protective…...
Personal Safety At Work
Personal Safety At Work
Fresh water, safe walkways, and adequate personal space - these are three of the basic requirements for health and safety at work. The Health & Safety Commission is…...
Personal Safety in Hotels and Hostels
Personal Safety in Hotels and Hostels
Avoid theft, fire, illness and other risks by taking steps to ensure that your hotel or hostel stay is a safe one....
Personal Safety on the Street: How Much Should I Worry?
Personal Safety on the Street: How Much Should I Worry?
Many people fear muggings, rape and violence on the street. How justified are those fears and how can they be combated?...
Personal Safety When Dating
Personal Safety When Dating
Modern dating is a minefield of disasters. Traditional worries (what if my skirt is tucked into my pants when I come out of the loo? What if my date stands me up?) are…...
Personal Safety When Drinking Alcohol
Personal Safety When Drinking Alcohol
Red wine makes us live longer… a pint of beer improves your sight… beer before wine and you'll be fine... there are plenty of factoids and myths about the powers of…...
Personal Safety When Driving
Personal Safety When Driving
Most drivers are aware of basic safety rules like wearing seatbelts, checking your brakes, and maintaining a good stopping distance. If it’s been a while since you sat…...
Personal Safety When Withdrawing Money
Personal Safety When Withdrawing Money
What are the risks involved in withdrawing money? ATM machines, almost always on a street or open place, are easy targets for criminals. Tricks they’ll use range from…...
Safety Tips for Men
Safety Tips for Men
Men face a range of risks to their safety, particularly when they are out and about in the evening. You should consider steps you can take to minimise these risks....
Staying Crime Aware
Staying Crime Aware
Despite our best efforts to prevent crime, rates are not going down. Types of crimes being committed might vary from year to year but overall we’re at the same risk as…...
The Role of Victim Support
The Role of Victim Support
Victim Support can support you if you have been the victim of an attack on your personal safety....
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