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Emergency Information

24/05/2016 0 Comments
Emergency Information

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 3rd April 2016 People often ask about the importance of having medical information of an individual and what specific information should readily be available in case of a medical emergency. So, this week let’s concentrate on this. Medical emergencies could be induced by a variety of […]

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Children At Risk

24/05/2016 0 Comments
Children At Risk

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 21st Feb 2016   While the discourse about child safety in recent times has focused on threats to educational institutes and rightly so, what is often passed over is the risk to children from the people around them at home, in their neighbourhoods, in the park, […]

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How to conduct a safety drill

24/05/2016 0 Comments
How to conduct a safety drill

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 7th Feb 2016   In recent days the media has been broadcasting images of various safety and security drills conducted by the law enforcement agencies and educational institutes. You can be certain that there will be even more in the days ahead as authorities aim to […]

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Keeping Kids Safe

24/05/2016 0 Comments
Keeping Kids Safe

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 27th Dec 2015 Q: As a guardian of young children, I would like to know what are some of the key safety trainings that they must be given? From where and at what age should they be delivered? Ans: Teaching children certain safety tips can not […]

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Ensuring Safety in Winter

28/10/2015 0 Comments
Ensuring Safety in Winter

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 18th October 2015   Winter will soon be upon us and for some parts of the country has already begun. Key elements to staying warm and safe revolve around the following: Using heating equipment — Make sure all your heating appliances (geysers, radiators, gas / electrical […]

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DO you know how to keep your child safe ONLINE and OFFLINE ?

07/09/2015 0 Comments
DO you know how to keep your child safe ONLINE and OFFLINE ?

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 23rd August 2015     Keeping children out of harm’s way is one of the biggest challenges in today’s society. Online stalking, physical harm, abductions, and attacks on their educational institutions are not uncommon. There are very many things that institutions and authorities can do but […]

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Emergencies at Home are you Prepared?

07/09/2015 0 Comments
Emergencies at Home are you Prepared?

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 9th August 2015   Q: My young child is home during the day with the maid and an elderly relative. What can I can teach the child in case of an emergency at home? Children who are capable of understanding the severity of an emergency and […]

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Car seat safety

03/02/2015 0 Comments
Car seat safety

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 25th Jan 2015 What’s the right car seat for your child? Depending on the size and age of the child the options may vary from infant to convertible or even booster seats. Once you’ve bought the right seat, ask yourself if you know how to install […]

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Childproofing your home

02/09/2014 0 Comments
Childproofing your home

This article was first printed in Dawn Magazine on 17th Aug 2014   Children are the joy of any household. That first time they take out the dishes from the cabinet to help set the table, the immensely proud parent will forgive a broken bowl or two. When they learn to switch on the television, […]

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Safe & Sound – Your security is in your hands

20/05/2014 1 Comment
Safe & Sound – Your security is in your hands

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine In a society where food delivery reaches faster than an ambulance, law enforcement or the fire trucks, the one question occupying everyone’s mind is how does one survive? The simple answer is: “Be prepared”. Prepare everyone including family, friends, colleagues and neighbours for the worst case scenario. […]

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