Health tips

Be watersafe

It is estimated that more than one child drowns in South Africa every day. There are things you can do to protect your child from drowning.

The essential home first aid kit

Every household should have a well-stocked first aid kit. You can buy one from organisations such as St John’s Ambulance, or you can make up your own.

Centrum tip - Safe candle burning

Romantic dinners, holiday decorations and powercuts all demand the use of candles. But candles can still be dangerous, and are sometimes disregarded as fire hazards.

Centrum tip - Pepper spray prank

Pepper spray is used in riot control and for personal self-defence. It's a non-lethal chemical agent that can be sprayed into an attacker's face or into the air.

Centrum tip - Tips to prevent drowning

Sadly hundreds of South Africans are victims of drowning each year. In most cases, drowning could have been prevented if simple safety precautions were taken.

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