In Switzerland, three out of four fires break out in private homes. The injury and suffocation is great – especially sleeping people are at risk. And fire causes substantial damage to property, and even if it is replaceable, our personal belongings can be destroyed. The good news is that 99 percent of house fires are put out before they turn deadly. Burning in a house happens much less than smoke poisoning which can be also as dangerous.
Cow can attack even if they are gentle animals. Each year there are reports of people who have been attacked, or even trampled to death, by cows whilst out walking or approaching herds. Here are some tips how you can protect yourself in such a case.
Drowning in real life is so undramatic that 10% of accidental drownings happen within 20 meters or less of people who could have helped. Drownings sometimes occur when others are supervising; even when the adults are in the water with the children.
Regardless how severe, all bleeding can be controlled. If left uncontrolled, bleeding may lead to shock or even death. Most bleeding can be stopped before the ambulance arrives at the scene. While you’re performing the steps for controlling bleeding, you should also be calling for an ambulance to respond.
Every year, more and more people die from CO poisoning caused by gas appliances that have not been properly installed, maintained or that are poorly ventilated. Levels that do not kill can cause serious harm if breathed in. In extreme cases paralysis and brain damage can be caused as a result of prolonged exposure to CO. Understanding of the risks and providing a reliable CO alarm could dramatically reduce this risk.
7 Life-Saving Skills Everyone Should Know: Here you find the most important skills and knowledge you have to do in life-or-death situations.
Before we start, the very first thing you should do is call for emergency help (or if someone else is around make sure they call the emergency). Then, while you’re waiting, see what you can do to help the person. Also, make your safety a priority too: you have to secure yourself first—otherwise you’re of no use to anyone else.
I decided to write a few words about bike helmets and their usefulness, but sudden, nothing came to mind. Nothing to write? I am still alive! Exist better advertising? I can write this because I wore my helmet! I am an incorrigible cyclist, 48 years old. I have been cycling for over 35 years, and I ride everyday when the weather let me.
On a Sunday, I was cycling downhill on a main road, with my son , who ride behind me. In preparation for making a turn into a side road, I glanced over my shoulder because my son was close and aware of my intentions.
Home, family, safety is most. Some people will start to think about, just when they been in trouble: broke, theft, fire, burned … But fortunately more and more people are those who have the foresight in time to protect their families.