Safety tips that all domestic workers should Know

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Following the recent rape of a domestic worker in Farrarmere, Benoni. Ekurhuleni Central Cluster spokesperson Capt Nomsa Sekele has provided a few safety tips to prevent further such incidents.

Capt Nomsa Sekele provided the following tips:

  • Don’t let anyone on to the property if the owner of the property has not informed you about the visit;
  • If someone does say that they were sent by the owner, contact the owner to confirm this before letting the person in;
  • Keep the gate locked at all times;
  • Have emergency numbers in plain sight (on the fridge) in the event of an emergency;
  • Property owners must inform their domestic helper, or whoever is at home if someone is going to stop by;
  • Domestic helpers must get to know their fellow domestic helpers in the area so that, in the event of an emergency, they can call someone who is nearby for assistance.

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Original article: http://benonicitytimes.co.za/297912/woman-raped-farrarmere/

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