ARTICLES RELATING TO SAFETY

Safety concerns after Marine crash

2015-05-19 06:43

The fatal crash of the Marine Corps' new hybridised airplane-and-helicopter aircraft during a training exercise in Hawaii over the weekend is renewing safety concerns about the machine.

New tool to make truck driving sector safer

2014-12-29 10:57

A new tool to for truck drivers could make the industry safer and reduce the high death toll on SA’s roads.

US airlines halt Israel flights amid safety worries

2014-07-22 19:30

Major US airlines have halted flights to and from Israel amid security concerns as the deadly conflict in Gaza enters its third week.

Survey reveals the dodgy side of SA travellers

2013-10-21 09:24

Seventeen percent of South Africa's travelling public has smuggled narcotics abroad according to a recent survey.

Retailers back safety in Bangladesh

2013-05-14 09:57

Some of the world's largest retailers have agreed to a first-of-its-kind pact to improve safety at some of Bangladesh's garment factories.

Jail for industrialists in asbestos case

2012-02-14 15:55

A Swiss billionaire and a Belgian executive have received jail terms and must pay millions for negligence that led to over 2 000 asbestos-related deaths.

Fire extinguishers close Oslo schools

2011-10-13 18:00

All Oslo schools have been closed, sending students home or to new locations, after it was discovered faulty fire extinguishers liable to explode may have been installed.

SA shows its security muscle

2010-04-29 22:03

South Africa showed off its security muscle for the SWC to convince skeptics the first tournament in Africa will be safe and secure.

Can hiring female bus drivers solve the rape problem in India?

2015-04-22 15:17

Do you think that hiring female bus drivers in India will improve women’s safety on public transport? Or will this simply attract more female passengers?

Self-defence for pregnant women

2015-04-09 08:47

Kia Johnson and Quentin Chong team up to teach preggie self-defence.

 

China shopping mall fire kills 17

2015-02-06 06:03

A shopping mall fire has killed 17 people in China, the latest deadly accident in a country where safety standards are often flouted.

High fences help serious criminals, experts warn

2014-10-30 17:35

With soaring crime rates pushing homeowners to fortify their properties, high walls meant to keep criminals out have become the residents’ biggest threat, experts warn.

Cape Town on festive season safety alert

2013-11-25 12:21

Busy tourist attractions come with pitfalls - The City of Cape Town's safety plan includes this 24/7 hotline 082 415 7127 - we did a test call to set our minds at ease. Tell us what you think?

Benetton to sign Bangladesh safety pact

2013-05-14 16:54

Benetton has become the latest global retailer to agree to sign a Bangladesh safety pact, following a spate of building collapses that killed scores of workers.

India tightens security for richest man

2013-04-22 12:05

The Indian government has agreed to provide the country's richest man Mukesh Ambani with top-level security following threats to his life, an official says.

Amplats earnings down, sees flat 2012

2012-02-13 10:28

Anglo Platinum, the world's largest producer of the metal, says full year headline earnings were down almost 30% and has blamed safety stoppages for a drop in production.

Three killed in factory explosion

2011-03-01 20:57

Three workers were killed and six others injured in a blast at a North West explosives plant.

Can you “abduct-proof” your kids?

2015-05-07 13:53

Tips to help impress the importance of stranger danger.

Will you help blow the whistle against sexual violence?

2015-04-14 09:21

"Blow the Whistle" campaign aims to protect women against sexual abuse using technology says Lisa Heald, PR manager for the campaign.

Babies photographed underwater

2015-04-08 15:48

Photographer snaps photos of babies as they learn how to swim.

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