Basic CPR Instructions

Basic CPR Instructions Imagine for a moment that you’re walking down a city street and a man falls down in front of you. He is not breathing and has no pulse. His wife is frantically shouting for someone to help him and someone to save his life. A speedy response by YOU with CPR will… Read More »

What is Sleep Apnoea

What is Sleep Apnoea? Sleep apnoea is a common condition in which a person stops breathing during sleep. Each night, thousands if not millions of people stop breathing, sometimes with potentially serious outcomes. When you’re awake and breathe in, your muscles tense up and stop the throat from closing. When you sleep your throat muscles… Read More »

Safety shoes and boots

Safety shoes and boots Some years ago I was demolishing a six foot high wall with a sledge hammer and one of the bricks fell from the top of the wall. I still find it hard to believe that I watched the brick fall and land on my foot. I was standing in such a… Read More »

Buy A Safety Gift

What to buy for a Christmas present, or a birthday present or even Fathers Day? is a perennial question, but let me make a suggestion: Some years ago we received a fire extinguisher for a Christmas present, to be honest it really took us by surprise and we thought what a strange gift. But, it still… Read More »

How to write mission statement

Write a mission statement today! A personal mission statement is intended to be a guide to living that can be referred to when difficult decisions need to be made. It will help align the intentions and decisions of a couple and also be a guiding beacon for the individual. My wife and I have had… Read More »

Why hypnosis can cure social anxiety

Why do you think we have emotions? Wouldn’t live be simpler without them? Do we have emotions to give people something to talk about or to provide soap opera writers with script material? Of course not. As with everything else in human makeup, emotions exist to keep us safe and alive and able to thrive.… Read More »

Test Your Assumptions!

A small business owner friend of mine who is spending some time travelling around South East Asia sent me an interesting email just a few days ago. It really struck a chord and got me thinking as I’m often guilty of making assumptions when it comes to other peoples best interests. It reads as follows:… Read More »

Wise up on the streets!

Maintain a high level of awareness and think about self-protection. A lot of the following precautions  are common sense, it’s just that we don’t use our common sense a lot around cities at night. Plan your route in advance. Know where you are going and how to get there. Avoid dark and isolated streets and shortcuts. Familiarize yourself with… Read More »

Don’t Be Too Safe

It’s fairly easy to know if someone has become too safe. Being too safe leads to a pretty mediocre life alleviated only by weekend binges. They get up every morning and rush through a processed  breakfast. They spend eight hours in a job they’d rather not do and attend too many time wasting pointless meetings.… Read More »

Lets have a huddle

Safety huddles are terrific ways to spread the word of safety and to involve all personnel, they have been used for many years in large industries particularly the mining and petrochemical industries and have statistically proven to reduce accidents. Even small consultancies can benefit from adopting the habit of convening short safety huddles. Safety huddles are… Read More »