How to protect yourself from car-jamming

November 12, 2020

Car-jamming is the term we use to describe what happens when criminals use technology to jam the locks of your car when you use your remote to lock the doors. They essentially block the signal and gain access to your vehicle. This is commonly used at malls and in parking lots at airports and hotels […]

What to teach your child to keep them safe

November 12, 2020

The increase of child abductions is a disturbing trend that has parents concerned about the safety of their children. The latest reports reveal brazen attempts to kidnap kids from restaurant tables in broad daylight and at malls across the country. This is what you need to discuss with your children to protect them from child […]

What is in your safety toolbox?

November 12, 2020

Preparedness is the key to protecting yourself.    Do you have any weapons? If you do, do you practice with them often and carry them with you?   Book some self-defence classes for you and your family: Building your fighting or reaction skills is important. With repetition, your muscle memory will change.   Play the […]

How to protect yourself from car hijacking

November 12, 2020

Take action to protect yourself from hijacking. You are most vulnerable: at schools when dropping off or picking up children, at traffic signs or intersections, when you are place and time predictable or have a set routine, and in the driveways of residential areas, especially in areas with accessible escape routes. Protect yourself by being […]

How to prepare for the second wave of coronavirus

November 3, 2020

If 2020 has taught us anything, it has to be that the key to success is being well prepared. While the spread of Coronovirus raged across the northern hemisphere, those of us down south were given a window of opportunity to prepare. That small window allowed us to equip ourselves to some extent for the […]

Can cleaning and hygiene really contribute to the bottom line?

October 22, 2020

The cleanliness of a facility is a major safety issue and is increasingly being linked to health care as more people realize the close relationship between a clean indoor environment and human health. CLEAN OFFICE SPACES The stats on germs in personal workspaces reveal that, on average, a desktop harbours 20,961 germs per square inch, […]

Red Alert star Matt Fourie on SSL Exceptionals

October 15, 2020

Red Alert star Matt Fourie on SSL Exceptionals    

Emerging safety trends for 2021

October 9, 2020

Improving worker safety continues to be a major focus in 2021, particularly in the construction, engineering, and manufacturing industries. In fact, survey data shows that Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) directors in those three industries increased their budgets in 2020. So where are EHS professionals focusing those funds? Let’s take a look. 1. ‘Smart’ personal […]

Child abductions are once again on the increase in SA

October 8, 2020

In light of the recent attempted kidnapping of a child at a restaurant in Johannesburg, Missing Children SA is appealing to parents to be incredibly vigilant with their children. The NGO warns that they see a yearly increase in children going missing. Last week, South Africans were shocked by a video shared to socials showing […]

Red Alert extends community patrol initiative in BCM metro

September 17, 2020

East London based facilities management company, Red Alert Service Solutions, has erected another CCTV security eye on the busy Pearce Street intersection in Berea, East London to monitor criminal movement and activity in the area. The latest installation is an extension of our community patrol initiative launched in January 2018 to erect a network of […]

R62 million e-commerce sales related to spike in courier vehicle theft

September 14, 2020

While the spike in online shopping has significantly boosted the e-commerce sector, there are widespread fears that criminals are growing accustomed to targeting courier vehicles which transport goods. This week, a White Nissan X Trail hand-to-hand courier service RAM vehicle was robbed of the cell phones it was transporting in Radiokop, Roodepoort. An industry insider, […]

Online crime in Africa is a threat for law enforcement

September 11, 2020

Pretoria – A new report by the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) on online organised crime in Africa shows how digitalisation is transforming almost every major crime area across the continent. “Online crime now represents a bigger security issue for law enforcement in Africa than ever before,” said the report. According to the report, Africa […]