Fire safety

Lastly, holiday safety tips wouldn’t be complete without some fire prevention advice. Kitchen fires are a major concern at this time of year; don’t leave pots unattended on the stove and be extremely cautious when cooking with oil. Have and learn how to use a fire extinguisher – the Bureau recommends an an all-purpose type…

Shopping

Shopping should be done during daylight hours whenever possible. If you must shop at night, go with a friend or family member. Avoid carrying large amounts of cash. Keep cash in your front pocket. Be extra careful if you do carry a wallet or purse. They are the prime targets of criminals in crowded (shopping)…

Beach Safety

  Visit to the beaches in Ghana during holidays are highly patronized, nevertheless, it remains a fact drowning and deaths are always recorded during such occasions. In this regard the Bureau of Public Safety (BPS) has put together some beach safety tips and steps you can take to make sure you and your family remain…

Cholera

Cholera is caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholera and spread by contaminated water. The cholera bacterium can live in the environment in saltwater rivers and coastal waters. Transmission cholera occurs by eating food or drinking water that is contaminated with the bacteria that cause cholera (Vibrio cholerae). Effect of Cholera The bacterium releases a toxin…