New Year's Safety: 5 Tips to Follow

by Marcelo Galperin, Brand Communications Coordinator - sci-Shot12/31/2014
New Year's Fireworks

We really enjoyed launching our Public Safety and Security Mobile App this past year and we hope that 2014 brought you as much pleasure and excitement as it brought us! Whether or not you kept your previous New Year’s resolutions, keeping safe should be on this year’s list and kicking off the New Year in 2015 brings reason to celebrate.

To ensure these celebrations are fun and harmless, these five safety tips can help you ring in the New Year.

  1. DO NOT leave your drink unattended. If you must go to the restroom, take your drink with you or leave it with a trusted friend or family member. Never leave your drink at the table and return to it, as someone can easily spike it while it is unattended. More...

Halloween Safety Tips

by Marcelo Galperin, Brand Communications Coordinator - sci-Shot10/29/2014
Halloween pumpkin and skull

It’s that time of the year again! People are dressing up in all sorts of costumes and it becomes difficult to determine who is out for a fun, harmless time and who is out planning on taking tricks a little too far. With so many people roaming the streets, safety becomes a major concern. The following tips can help you and your children stay safe this Halloween:

1. Travel in Groups - There is safety in numbers. Avoid trick-or-treating alone and have a trusted adult accompany any children.

2. Inspect Candy - Carefully examine the candy to make sure that it has not been tampered with. Do not eat any candy that is unwrapped or looks like it has been unwrapped. Make sure to also remove any candy small enough to be a choking hazard for young children.


New Year’s Eve Safety Tips

by Anita Setnor Byer, Founder - sci-Shot12/30/2013
drinking and driving

Another year is coming to a close which is most certainly a reason to celebrate. This is the time to get together with friends and family and look back on the previous year and make resolutions for the New Year. sci-Shot wishes everyone a safe 2014 and as we prepare to launch our public safety social movement app here are a few public safety tips we would like to share:

  1. Keep your phones charged- You may need to call a cab, answer a call from a friend or family member in need, or take a picture with our mobile app, etc.
  2. Be aware of distracted and drunk drivers- Remember leave enough space between your car and the cars around you to have the time to react to sudden lane changes, quick stops, etc.
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Holiday Safety Tips

by Anita Setnor Byer, Founder - sci-Shot12/18/2013
people shopping

The Holiday Season is in full force which means travelling, present wrapping, tree trimming and much more. While this may be the most wonderful time of the year it’s important to keep safety in mind so here are a few tips and tricks to avoid a not-so-magical holiday.

  1. Shopping-If you can’t shop during daylight hours bring a friend or family member with you and park your car in a well-lit area. Do not carry a purse or a wallet, if possible. Make sure to always have your ID with you and avoid carrying a large amount of cash. Make trips to your car to drop off packages so that you are not overloaded with bags and boxes which would make you an easy target for a criminal. Don’t leave any valuable items in plain site in your car. Either lock them up or stow them away in your trunk so they are not visible.
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