Trends shaping Emergency Medical Services in 2018

July 10, 2018

ESO Solutions, the leading data and software company serving emergency medical services, fire departments, and hospitals, shared the trends it predicts will have the biggest impact on EMS organizations in 2018. According to Brent Myers, MD, Senior Medical Consultant at ESO, “The most successful EMS organizations will be the ones that leverage data and integrate […]

Family awarded $ 1.6 million for bedbug complaint

July 5, 2018

Bedbugs could cost your business millions in lost revenue. According to an article trending on New York Times, a family was awarded a settlement of $ 1.6 million for scars resulting from bedbugs! A family in California whose son was permanently scarred by bedbug bites has been awarded nearly $1.6 million by a civil jury. […]

How biometrics are shaping the customer experience

July 2, 2018

Biometrics are redefining the way we engage with our customers. From handheld devices that require fingerprint authentication to banks offering apps using biometric data to open accounts, the world as we know it is undergoing a metamorphosis. Consumers are bombarded by choice which means that business owners need to differentiate their brands in the hearts […]

Smart electronic security trends from SES 2018

June 30, 2018

Technology is proving to be the key to unlocking improved security in a digital age. The following trends emerged at Smart Electronics and Security (SES) 2018 and are destined to shape the industry going forward. 1. Better use of the cloud Cloud technology already features heavily in many mainstream cybersecurity solutions, and is now moving […]

Why cleaning is so good for you

June 22, 2018

In general, people who keep their homes clean are healthier and happier. Reports even suggest that women with cluttered homes are more likely to produce higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol and be depressed and fatigued. What is true at home is also true at work simply because clutter can actually make it more […]

Startling facts about absenteeism in SA

June 17, 2018

According to an article that appeared on www.ocsa.co.za, absenteeism costs the SA economy around R12 -16 billion per annum. The article indicates that there is a clear link between employee health, productivity, and absenteeism. Measuring and recording absenteeism data is meaningless unless you understand, monitor and actively intervene. What companies know and understand about absenteeism […]

How far does your electronic security company go to protect you?

May 30, 2018

Security concerns are very real for the average citizen and they extend beyond the confines of our homes. The threat of car hi-jacking (particularly in Gauteng), sexual assault (that has increased in the Eastern Cape) and violent theft is with us all day, every day. That’s why our Electronic Security Division has taken it upon […]

Why are antibacterial soaps being banned?

May 28, 2018

We’ve all been taught to wash hands thoroughly using soap but it seems there is a debate about the soap we’re using and whether or not it is actually harming us. It all boils down to this. There are two general types of molecules: polar (things that can be mixed into water, like sugar) and […]

Road safety stats that’ll motivate you to buckle up

May 24, 2018

Africa’s road safety crisis was under the spotlight a t the International Transport Forum (ITF) Summit this week. Here’s an interesting statistic – Africa has 2% of all the vehicles in the world but 20% of road deaths. According to the Automobile Association (AA) a staggering 134 000+ road deaths have occurred over 10 years […]

How much do you know about crime in your area?

May 14, 2018

We can agree that for the average South African citizen, security concerns are top of mind. According to the latest SAPS Crime Stats, the threat of car hi-jacking and violent house break-ins is a major concern in Gauteng, sexual assault dominates the crime scene in the Eastern Cape and generally, violent theft accompanied by unnecessary […]

How to reduce the risk for night shift employees

May 10, 2018

Whether it’s nightshift at the hospital, a filling station or factory, extended shopping hours have increased the exposure to risk for employees. Reduced staffing levels for late-night trading and problems with drunken customers has exacerbated the problem, leaving people feeling vulnerable and therein reducing employee wellness. Who is most at risk? For retailers, opening and […]

Do you know how to clean your chandelier?

May 7, 2018

It’s not a trick question. It’s one of those things most people simply don’t know how to do and even if they do, it’s such a mission that it never gets done. We’ve done some research for you to find out if there are simple hacks to clean chandeliers. Here’s what we found: There are […]