🛡️ Vision Tactical - Media Release 🛡️— Vision Tactical (@visiontactical) February 12, 2024
📅 12 Feb 2024 | 📍 Johannesburg, SA
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For Immediate Release: 12th February 2024
VISION TACTICAL TAKES STRONG STANCE ON SAFETY AND SECURITY AMID SOUTH AFRICA’S LOAD SHEDDING CRISIS
Johannesburg, South Africa: In a decisive response to the heightened safety and security risks resulting from the ongoing load shedding crisis in South Africa, Vision Tactical, a leading private security firm, today laid out a comprehensive strategy to tackle the issue.
KEY ISSUES HIGHLIGHTED:
Rising Crime Rates:
– The current load shedding has escalated criminal activities including burglaries, theft, and property crimes.
– Diminished street lighting and dysfunctional security systems during power cuts heighten crime opportunities.
Emergency Services Disruption:
– Power outages are significantly delaying emergency responses, affecting their timeliness and effectiveness.
– Critical services like medical and fire responses are severely compromised, risking lives and properties.
Increased Vulnerability for Residences and Businesses:
– Security systems in homes and commercial spaces are failing during load shedding, increasing susceptibility to criminal acts.
– The population faces heightened threats to their safety and assets.
Psychological Strain on Citizens:
– The unpredictability and regularity of load shedding are causing widespread stress and anxiety.
– Public concerns over safety and property security are escalating.
– Persistent power interruptions are disrupting businesses, jeopardizing economic stability, and threatening job security, particularly in smaller businesses.
VISION TACTICAL’S PROACTIVE APPROACH:
To address these issues, Vision Tactical is:
– Strengthening partnerships with emergency services for quicker response and assistance during blackouts.
– Investing in cutting-edge security technologies to safeguard homes and businesses amid power cuts.
– Working closely with communities to alleviate psychological impacts and bolster support.
An Urgent Plea for Action:
Vision Tactical once again implores the government and relevant authorities to promptly address the load shedding crisis and implement measures to reduce its adverse effects on public safety and security.
Taking straightforward and proactive steps can significantly enhance safety and ease during periods of load shedding.
Critical Load Shedding Safety Guidelines for South Africans:
- Ensure access to emergency lighting like charged LED lights or solar lamps.
- Utilize power banks or small generators for essential electronics.
- Prepare for manual operation of electric gates and garage doors.
- Maintain a well-stocked first aid kit with necessary medications and emergency contacts.
- Keep a supply of non-perishable food items and bottled water.
- Have additional blankets and warm clothing for colder conditions.
- Position fire extinguishers and safety blankets strategically.
- Keep emergency numbers handy and stay informed about load shedding schedules.
Yaseen Theba, Director of Vision Tactical, emphasizes, “Our commitment to ensuring the safety of South Africans is unwavering, especially during these challenging times. We are actively enhancing our services and working in close collaboration with authorities to mitigate the risks associated with load shedding. It’s crucial that we all come together to navigate this crisis effectively.”
About Vision Tactical:
Vision Tactical is a front-runner in the South African security industry, dedicated to delivering advanced security solutions and safeguarding the South African community.
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Director, Vision Tactical
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