So called ‘Network Radio’ is the latest development on the 2-Way Radio front in South Africa. A Network Radio is in fact, deep down on the insides, a Mobile Phone or Cellular Phone that uses the Android operating system – but it looks like a 2-Way Radio. Is it a radio? I would say yes. …Continue reading "The ‘Network Radio’ Revolution has started !!"
Fake news! “On January 9, 2018, a South African website ran the shock headline that the country’s long-serving President Jacob Zuma resigned. The story caused the South African rand to spike, and then tumble, as hair-trigger investors reacted to the news. The story was a fake, but the website which launched it mimicked a genuine …Continue reading "Fake News Influences Intelligence"
In the past few weeks there has been reports of riots and many false stories about riots spread on social media in South Africa. If there really is a riot, how do you survive it? Usually where there is a riot, there is smoke. The most important thing to do if you see smoke rising …Continue reading "Surviving a Riot"
Uncontrolled bleeding can result from manmade and natural disasters (e.g., active shooters, bombings, train crashes) and from everyday occurring emergencies e.g., vehicle crashes, plate glass window accidents, farming accidents). Severe bleeding can kill within minutes before EMS or other public safety providers arrive. Thus, the person closest to you or you yourself may be the …Continue reading "Leading Cause of Traumatic Death"
There are many 1st Aid training providers these days to choose from, but are they all correctly accredited? Since 2017 all 1st Aid providers in South Africa must now also be accredited by the Health Workers Sectoral Education & Training Authority (HWSETA), in addition to their accreditation with the Department of Manpower. Make sure yours …Continue reading "Is your 1st Aid Trainer CORRECTLY accredited?"