Personal Alarms Can Save Your Life

by : Paul Steven

No one wants to think that they'll ever be caught in a situation where they'll face direct danger of physical harm. That is the type of thing that happens to other people, right? Always being alert, especially when using public transport or when you are in strange surroundings, is great personal safety advice. But being alert and prepared gives you an even better fighting chance in keeping you safe and secure.

Understanding Personal Attack Alarms

By carrying a personal alarm on oneself an attack can be deterred in the first few seconds by activating their personal alarm and emitting an ear-piercing siren that can cause an attacker to turn and flee or at least cause enough of a distraction to make the attacker think twice.

The last thing an attacker wants is to attract attention and that's the very job that personal alarms are designed to do. Its no coincidence that hill walkers and mountaineers pack personal alarms in their safety / survival kits in the event they may get stranded or injured and lost on a mountainside and can be located via the shrieking siren from their personal alarms.

Many personal attack alarms are small and unobtrusive. They are designed to blend into everyday normal attire and have the look and feel of keyrings or watches. Some personal alarms not only emit loud sirens but also spray gas that can disable the attacker momentarily giving the victim time to escape.

By incorporating a personal alarms into you or your families everyday equipage is a positive step in thinking about personal safety. Attack alarms do not cost great amounts! They are very reasonably priced and manufacturers are continuously upgrading products to make them even more of a must-have buy for the safety concious amongst us. Its not bold to say 'Personal alarms can save your life' it's more fact than statement, nowadays.