Category Archives: Safety

Kleinfontein an Afrikaner settlement near Pretoria

Pretoria – The petrol station attendant warns me I am going to get killed in Kleinfontein. “Are you sure you want to go there?” he asks, looking concerned, after I…

Neighbourhood watch makes Garsfontein safer – Get involved in your neigbhourhood

If people do not get involved, Garscom can’t be sustainable. Pretoria east is the “wild wild west no more” following the efforts of Garscom, Chubb and the police. Vice chairperson…

This is when your home is most likely to be broken into in South Africa

Home robbery and housebreaking are among the most frightening and dangerous crimes to experience. It is frightening because it violates our private space and the one place that we think…

Elektriese heinings: Hoe veilig is hulle werklik?

Meeste mense steun swaar op hul elektriese heinings vir veiligheid en vertrou dit blindelings as ‘n “ondeurdringbare” linie, en met reg ook so. Maar hierdie spesifieke item is telkemale, weens…

Wenke om jou woning te beveilig teen indringers

Die grensmure, omheining en hekke rondom ʼn huis bied ʼn versperring teen ongewenste besoekers en inbrake.  Hieronder is ʼn paar doeltreffende wenke om jou huis se versperrings na te gaan…

Crucial tips to improve safety when residing on a farm

Security advisor Henk Boshoff says that farmers should avoid becoming soft targets for potential farm attackers. He spoke to Gerhard Uys about making a farm and its surrounding communities safer….

Wees nugter en waaksaam met wat jy op die kuberruim oor jou kinders deel

Hopenlik hou ouers dikwels hul kinders se gebruik van die sosiale media fyn dop, maar hulle moet ook kyk na hul eie plasings, waarsku navorsers in ʼn nuwe opname. Deesdae…

Pretend to be a skelm and secure your home against burglars

According to the UK’s Home Office Statistics, home owners are twice as likely to be burgled within 12 months of moving homes. “In South Africa, it is more than likely…

WEES WAKKER, WEES PARAAT, WEES REG: DIE KORT EN DIE LANK VAN PLAASVEILIGHEID

Plaasveiligheid is jou eie verantwoordelikheid en geen beskermingsmaatreëls is ‘n waarborg dat jy nie ‘n slagoffer van ‘n ernstige geweldsmisdaad sal word nie. Maak seker dat jy ‘n plan het…

Do your online photo’s put you, your family or your belongings at risk?

Are your online photos putting your family, possessions, and safety at risk? They probably are, and what you see in this short video should make you think twice before uploading personal…

Moet nie uit jou huis uitgelok word nie. Kry help van buite.

Wees Paraat. Moet vir geen rede uit jou huis uitgelok word nie. Kry help van buite. Stede / dorpe / plase / plotte – dieselfde beginsels geld oral: ■ Moenie…