The new rules are an improvement, but proper implementation is vital, writes Murray Hunter and Cherese Thakur.
Surgery can be risky, but a flash fire is usually not one of the dangers that spring to mind when you are wheeled into the theatre.
Uber is teaming up with a Durban-based company to enable customers and drivers in the SA to use the app to summon medical and police assistance.
However, banks themselves have concerns over the enforceability of billions of pounds of cross-border contracts.
The 2017/18 holiday season us upon and emergency officials will be working around-the-clock to ensure all motorists are safe on our roads.
Stick this handy list of important emergency numbers near your phone for the babysitter or nanny.
Emergency services are often spread thin, especially when storms and major disasters strike. When travelling on the road, having a well-stocked first aid kit could be a lifesaver.
We use our smartphones for so many things, but are we fully equipped for when we need to use it in an emergency?
Emergency personnel were struggling to retrieve a car swept away by midday on Thursday, 10 March 2016.
First-aid kits are vital, especially with young children when you're heading off on holiday. There should always be one in your car, one at home. Here's what you should know...
Small children are most at risk for choking, when an object gets stuck in the airway.
We see it happen in movies and on television, but no one wants to experience it in real life. So, what really happens when you get shot? WARNING: This video contains violent movie scenes.
'Too often people make up stories to get ambulances there quicker.'
Man-made or natural disaster? For most household emergencies time is of the essence – the quicker you respond, the less damage.
An asthma attack can be fatal and always requires swift action. Knowing what to do in case of an asthma emergency can save a life.
The life of a two-year-old boy was saved after he’d been rushed to a newly opened emergency centre
A US cop's dash-cam captured the officer successfully moving a burning vehicle away from a restaurant using his patrol vehicle. Bravo officer Chris Womack.
CrashDetech is an app that detects when you are involved in an accident…and summons help.
POLICE 10111 hotline operators need extensive training to answer and deal with emergency calls from children. This was just one of the suggestions at a community meeting with police on Wednesday evening.
Mel B's chauffeur saved her life by rushing her to hospital after realising she'd collapsed in the back of the car.
Choking is a terrifying situation - even more so for children. This infographic shows you exactly what to do to help a child.
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