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Safety Tips.

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Safety at Home.

Security in the Street.

Security in Public Transport.

Security while Shopping.

Cyber Security Tips.

e-Mail Safety Tips.

Senior Citizen Safety Tips.

Road Safety Tips.

Safety Tips While Travelling
in Railways.

Safety Tips in Earthquake.

Safety Tips in ATM Counter.

Safety Measures in Flood.

Cyclone Safety Tips.

Firearms Safety Tips.

Tourist Safety Tips.

Safety Tips to Prevent Terrorism.

Electricity Safety Tips.

Fire Safety Tips.

Traffic Safety Tips for Kids.

Pedestrian Safety Tips.

Traffic Safety Tips for Parents.

Tips for Safe Banking.

Energy Saving Tips.

Holi Safety Tips.

Safety at Home.

  • Never leave your doors open or unlocked.
  • Don't work in your backyard with your front door unlocked.
  • Never open the door to strangers, no matter what excuse they have for calling on you.
  • A peep-hole and safety chain will allow you to identify strangers without endangering yourself.
  • If possible fix CCTV Camera for safety.

Security in the Street.

  • When going out leave your valuables at home.
  • Never carry more cash than you need.
  • Don't walk in deserted or dark areas alone.
  • Carry your bag close to your body.
  • Keep your change in your purse or wallet and credit cards and notes in an inside pocket, never in the back pocket of your trousers.

Security in Public Transport.

  • Avoid waiting at deserted terminals, wait in well-lit areas.
  • In a bus or train, be aware of people who look or act suspiciously, raise alarm if need be, intimate to other passengers and Police.
  • Never take food or other articles from unknown passenger.
  • Never share your personal data with other passengers.

Security while Shopping.

  • Never leave your handbag or purse in your trolley.
  • Never place your wallet or handbag on the counter.
  • Beware of pickpockets and bag snatchers in shopping malls.

Cyber Security Tips.

  • Use antivirus software and keep it up to date.
  • Never open / respond any mail / attachment from unknown sender.
  • Always remember to sign out properly after using your account.
  • Give strong password. Change your password on regular basis as per the password policy.
  • Back up your computer data.
  • Don't share access to your computer with strangers.
  • Never share personal data with others.
  • Disconnect from the Internet when not in use.

e-Mail Safety Tips.

  • Guard yourself against Phishing.
  • Give strong password. Change your password on regular basis as per the password policy.
  • Never share personal data with others.
  • Always remember to sign out properly after using your account.
  • Use antivirus software and keep it up to date.
  • Update the operating system and application patches.
  • Never open / respond any mail / attachment from unknown sender.

Senior Citizen Safety Tips.

  • Never discuss financial matters in front of your servant.
  • It is always safe to deposit your valuables in safe deposit vault of any Bank.
  • Treat your servant in a humane way.
  • Use of modern security gadgets is always advantageous.
  • Install a peephole in your front door and always check the identity of strangers before you let them inside your home.
  • Never leave spare keys in open or in the conventional hiding places.
  • Verify the identity of any repairmen. Use the telephone number listed in the phone book, not the one suggested by them.
  • Inform your society about unacquainted visitors, so that their identity could be checked at the gate of the society.
  • A well-designed electronic alarm system attached to the office of your Housing Society or to the watchman’s cabin would be advisable so as to send alarm signals to all simultaneously.
  • When you admit a workman or a salesman, do not leave him alone at any time.
  • Employ a servant after verifying his real name, native address with the help of the nearest Police Station.

Road Safety Tips.

  • Don't use your mobile phone while driving.
  • Use seat belt.
  • Don't drink and drive.
  • Avoid speed driving.
  • Take special care about children, senior citizens and pedestrians.
  • Don't drive if tired.
  • Always observe and anticipate other road users.
  • Always wear helmet.
  • Don't try to multitask.
  • Do not break the signal.
  • Be very careful while driving in school areas, hospitals, road intersections and main road junctions.
  • Maintain safe distance.

Safety Tips While Travelling in Railways.

  • Travel with tickets.
  • Always use Foot Over Bridge (FOB) while changing platforms.
  • Do not try to entrain or detrain when the train is in motion.
  • Do not carry any inflammable article or crackers in compartment.
  • Do not accept any food or beverages offered by strangers.
  • Any unclaimed luggage or suit case if found in the compartment or railway premises, intimate RPF/TTE/GRP or any other Railway Official.
  • Suspicious movements or action by anybody if noticed shall be brought to the notice of the RPF/GRP or any other Railway Official.
  • Secure your luggage in the compartment by chaining the same to the hooks provided.

Safety Tips in ATM Counter.

  • Always pay close attention to the ATM and your surroundings.
  • Enter PIN Confidentially.
  • Never count cash at the machine or in public.
  • Closely monitor your bank statements, as well as your balances, and immediately report any problems to your bank.

Safety Tips in Earthquake.

  • Identify safe place outside house where you and your family member can take shelter.
  • Ensure there is no obstruction en-route to the safe place.
  • Ensure each member of family has knowledge about first-aid and always keep some medicines.
  • Ensure heavy hanging articles are hanged away from sleeping/sitting place.
  • Ensure technique of earthquake protection and materials as well as other safety measures are used during construction of new house.
  • Have your house/building assessed by qualified engineer and also ensure regular renovation and repair of any crack in house/building to avoid fall during earthquake.
  • Measures During Earthquake.

  • Remain calm, stay where you are, and do not get panic.
  • Be away from articles likely to fall.
  • In case being inside old & weak structure / house / buildings, take fastest and safest route to get out.
  • Don’t use elevators/lift, but take staircase to reach in open space.
  • Move out to the open space, away from buildings, electric poles / lines and trees.
  • Do not re-enter your house if damaged and also avoid visiting damaged building / structures unless properly inspected.
  • Measures after Earthquake.

    DO's.

  • Ensure safety and security of every member of the family.
  • Don’t panic, remain calm.
  • Take extra care to those who required special assistance like infants, elderly, ladies & disabled.
  • Switch off the cooking gas, electricity, and switch on only after ensuring that there was no leakage.
  • Return home only after confirmation that house is safe.
  • Don'ts.

  • Don’t enter any damaged building / structure / house.
  • Don’t allow crowd near damaged structure / buildings.
  • Don’t use elevators / lift until/unless checked / found and declared serviceable.

Safety Measures in Flood.

    Safety Measures before Flood.

  • Make sure that people residing in flood prone area are fully aware of dangers of flood.
  • Listen instructions conveyed by media, radio or local authorities about heavy or prolonged rainfall in your area and follow strictly.
  • Keep essential flood rescue equipments.
  • Safety Measures during Flood.

  • Do not be panic.
  • Keep your essential stores, safe and dry.
  • Keep in touch with local media, listen to radio and follow instruction strictly.
  • Don’t take vehicle or water flooded road without collecting proper information about its depth / current.
  • Measures after Flood.

  • Keep updated about latest radio broadcast regarding present situation of flood.
  • Don’t switch on electrical connection till flood affected house is fully dried up.
  • Ensure spreading of lime bleaching powder, D.D.T. etc. in and around your house.
  • Take medicine injections and other precautions as advised by local medical authorities.
  • Cyclone Safety Tips.

  • Once the cyclone warning is issued, do not be panic immediately go to a safe place such as cyclone shelters.
  • Turn off the electricity and gas supply.
  • Stay calm.
  • Always keep emergency kit ready in the house, containing a torch, a first aid kit, a sleeping bag, biscuit and water to take along with you at the time of cyclone.
  • The coastal fishermen must always keep a transistor in their boats and listen to the weather forecast regularly.

Firearms Safety Tips.

  • Treat every firearm as loaded.
  • Pass or accept only an open or unloaded firearm.
  • Loaded or unloaded, always point the muzzle in a safe direction.
  • Load a firearm only when ready to fire.
  • Completely unload before leaving the shooting area.
  • Never leave firearms in a vehicle that is unattended.

Tourist Safety Tips.

  • Plan your travel and accommodation.
  • Take your identity card, ticket and medicine with you.
  • Be careful to your diet and hygiene.
  • Keep your belongings safe.
  • Don't disclose any personal / private matters before anybody.
  • Be careful about the suspicious movement / action of anybody.
  • Change the currency only from Official Money Changers.
  • In case of any trouble intimate to the Police Station.

Safety Tips to Prevent Terrorism.

  • Remain alert and vigilant, for suspicious bags, packages or vehicles; people acting suspiciously at stations and airports, and report any concerns to the Police or the appropriate authorities.
  • Nobody should be allowed to enter inside the temple/Important Places with any article, viz. bags, vanity bags, packets, cameras etc.

Electricity Safety Tips.

  • Never touch any outdoor wires with your body or any other objects.
  • Keep electrical appliances and toys away from water.
  • Watch out for damaged cords outside (or inside) electrical equipment.
  • Limit number of plugs in each outlet.
  • Keep electrical appliances away from children.
  • Fire Safety Tips.

    • Always use insulated lifter to pick utensils from burning stove.
    • Put out match sticks before throwing into dustbin, or use gas lighter.
    • Always keep safe distance from electric ports.
    • Always keep safe distance from open fire.

Traffic Safety Tips for Kids.

  • Know the traffic signals and signs.
  • Look both sides to cross the road.
  • Always walk on the sidewalk or keep to your left.
  • Don't take your head or hands out of moving vehicle.

Pedestrian Safety Tips.

  • Ensure that you are aware of traffic signals, signs and traffic symbols.
  • Always use crosswalks or zebra crossings.
  • Avoid running across the street.
  • Use sideways or footpaths while walking.
  • Be careful while crossing high speed roads and multiple road junctions.
  • If you have visibility problem, request someone to assist you in crossing the road.

Traffic Safety Tips for Parents.

  • While taking their children to school themselves, they should take proper care of their safety.
  • Parents must ensure that the children acquire the right knowledge and skills for safe use of roads.
  • Parents should teach their children the basic rules of the road, how to walk and cross the road.
  • Parents should not allow their minor children to drive.

Tips for Safe Banking.

  • Do not disclose your bank account number/user name/password to anyone.
  • Never take an introduction from an unknown person for the purpose of opening an account in your bank or introduce an unknown person.
  • Keep track on cheques/drafts/pay orders made by you and sent through post/courier services.
  • As far as possible bank transactions should be handled personally.
  • Take adequate care for safe keeping of your cheque book and other important bank documents.
  • Monthly statements of your bank accounts should be invariably checked regularly.
  • Inform the Police immediately about any suspicious financial speculation and other agencies.

Energy Saving Tips.

  • Turn off all lights/ appliances when not in use.
  • Replace incandescent Bulb by LED and Energy Efficient Tube Light, Electric Fan etc.
  • Use energy efficient star rated appliances.

Holi Safety Tips.

  • Use natural or herbal colours.
  • Use the goggles.
  • Wear full-sleeved shirts and long pants.
  • Apply generous amounts of petroleum jelly or moisturisers on the skin. To safeguard the scalp and hair, apply coconut oil.
  • Respect other’s wishes, and not force an unwilling to play.
  • Avoid oral contact with colours.