Safety in winter

Posted by: Judit

2015-12-04

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Safety in winter – safety is rarely an everyday issue, but they should be: accidental injuries are one of the leading health problems in Switzerland. Let’s think trough the question: what does winter have to do with accidents? “It won’t happen to me” is not an attitude to take.  It could.  Moreover, as parents, no matter the age of our children, we should not only be aware of our own actions, but we should also ensure our children are well supervised. First thing to do is think ahead and be prepared!  This means predict what can happen and what to do in case an accident happens.

Fireworks – our safety tips

Posted by: Judit

2015-07-28

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Fireworks are meant to be enjoyed, but you’ll enjoy them much more knowing your family is safe. Take extra precautions at the fireworks and your holiday will be a blast!

Life jacket – which model should I choose?

Posted by: Judit

2015-04-13

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Have you already started planning the summer holidays? A cruise, a boat travel or a beach holiday? Do not forget to take your life jacket with you! The lifejackets can save lives and now look pretty.

7 Life-Saving Skills Everyone Should Know

Posted by: Judit

2015-04-10

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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.

Have a safe and pleasant flight!

Posted by: Judit

2015-01-20

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Safe and pleasant flight – that is what you wish for you when you travel for the first time by plane.

What to do before travelling by plane and what to expect on the board?

You might be anxious before your first flight, as you do not really know what to expect, and there can be confusing and stressful situations both before and during your travel. But if you prepare in advance and don’t panic, the experience will most probably be pleasant. It can be a useful tactics if you ask others about their experience concerning travelling by air.

Do you have Medical ID on your iPhone?

Posted by: admin

2014-12-10

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Medical ID is a new feature on Apple devices, like iPhone. With the new Health App in iOS 8 we are able to track our activities and with 3rd party applications and devices.

And Health brings something long-needed to iOS: Medical ID.

How to be prepared for mountains?

Posted by: admin

2014-11-25

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The mountains in Switzerland offer great opportunities not only in summer, but also in winter to go for hiking (snow-shoe trails) or long off-piste skiing. But because of the special circumstances (altitude, cold etc) there are some things that you need to consider before you leave for your trip or expedition into the mountains. Some planning is needed in order to ensure that group members’ health and safety is protected. For longer or more difficult trips it is better to choose a professional guide to go with you.

Sun in the mountains

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2014-11-15

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It is almost already winter (especially in the mountains in Switzerland) but the sun still shines bright. Actually we were lucky with the weather in autumn – we had so many sunny weekends to go hiking! But sun related problems can occur in the snowy mountains, too. In high mountains the overexposure to the ultraviolet waves (UVA and UVB) of the sun is great. The dangers can be sunburn, overheating and eye damage.

10 Tips for Staying Safe on the Roads

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2014-10-02

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Do you also want to stay safe on the roads during your autumn-and winter training? The evenings are getting darker, but it is not a reason for giving up the daily jogging training. Take these precautions to protect yourself when you’re walking and running outside.

Internet safety

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2014-09-12

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Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn and other social networks are a part of our online life. Social networks are a great way to stay connected with others, but you should be careful about how much personal information you share on these channels.

The more information you publish, the easier it is for a hacker or someone else to use this information to steal your identity, access your data, or commit other crimes. Never post your travellings real time or respond to invitations to future events that involved all the inhabitants of your house – you can inform the whole world that your house will be empty,