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fire

First Aid, Accidents & Injuries
June 9, 2017

Knysna: Help for the Fire victims

Our hearts go out to the victims of the raging fires in Knysna and Plett this week. We are devastated by the tragedy, but so grateful to see how community members gather to help each other out. If you or a family member are affected by the fires, here are what you need to know to support yourself, and those in need. Don't panic, and protect yourself The first rule to follow in the event of a fire is: "Don't panic". Rescuers must behave rationally and avoid any heedless action. The first thing to do is to examine the situation,…
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First Aid, Accidents & Injuries
June 2, 2015

Don’t get burnt this winter!

Burns are one of the most common household accidents, especially among children. With hot water taps, kettles filled with boiling water and hot stove tops, burns can happen at any time. Panicking about a burn doesn’t help matters – it’s best to know how to manage this kind of emergency!  (more…)
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