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Be Safe Tips

  1. 1. Be safe tips<br />personal Security & safety programs<br />Prepare for you by Faheem<br />
  2. 2. Safety in public places<br />Avoid walking alone and using shortcuts through unfamiliar, deserted areas <br />Look confident and be aware of your surroundings when walking alone <br />Travel in well-lit areas and away from bushes, doorways and buildings <br />If you have to stay late, move your car closer to a building and by a well-lit area <br />Have your keys ready so you can enter your car or residence quickly <br />Check in and under your vehicle before entering <br />Lock your car as soon as you enter or leave it <br />Keep windows and sunroof closed <br />
  3. 3. Safety indoors<br />Be aware of your surroundings, particularly the general public layout, exits, rooms and offices <br />Be alert in confined spaces such as washrooms and stairwells <br />Before you leave an area, check for strangers <br />Have a friend join you if you plan to stay late <br />Sign in with the Work Alone program; a security guard will periodically check with you <br />Be alert <br />Don&apos;t use headsets that distract you from paying attention to your surroundings <br />Use exits closest to your mode of transportation <br />Don&apos;t leave a purse, computer or other possession out of your sight, even for a short time; mark personal items with your initials or Employee number <br />Don&apos;t give your locker combination to others, and always spin your lock past the last number <br />
  4. 4. Personal safety<br />Be responsible <br />Know how and where to get help <br />If you&apos;re on workplace late, request an escort to your vehicle or residence through our Safe walk program<br />Travel with crowds or an individual you know <br />Report strange incidents or suspicious behavior; for example, if someone is loitering near your vehicle, leave immediately and contact Security & Police<br />Trust your instincts Use common sense <br />
  5. 5. Running safety<br />Run with a friend or in a group <br />If you run alone, let someone know the time and route of your run <br />Plan your route carefully, use familiar routes and avoid poorly lit or deserted areas <br />Familiarize yourself with emergency phones, pay phones, populated areas and businesses along your route <br />Always carry ID, your medic alert ID (if applicable) and emergency cab or bus fare <br />
  6. 6. If you think, you are being followed<br />Look behind you <br />Go to the nearest well-lit, populated area <br />Vary your speed and change direction <br />Attract attention <br />Call Police<br />Report suspicious people or incidents to Police or Security.<br />
  7. 7. Preventing assault<br />Never risk personal injury to protect property or personal belongings <br />Never admit you are alone, either in person or on the phone; mention that someone else is present <br />Wait in well-lit areas for public transit and sit near the driver. <br />Be alert to others watching you and keep your distance <br />Refuse to give your name, address or phone number to strangers, unless for legitimate purposes. Trust your instincts <br />If you feel at risk, take action <br />