Raac and asbestos in schools show that ‘official’ declarations of safety are not acceptable to families.
Armed police interventions are unconstitutional and incapable of addressing housing and safety in the inner city.
New research reveals drowning risk increases during Australian heatwaves, especially severe heatwaves. Here’s who is most at risk and what we can all do to stay safe.
Diverse teams can not only solve engineering problems more effectively, but the outcomes tend to be more inclusive, as a geographer and feminist scholar explains.
Reform for artificial intelligence is urgent. If we cut through the hype and self-interest, Australian law can promote responsible and safe AI.
Cars are getting bigger on US roads, and that’s increasing pedestrian and cyclist deaths. A transport scholar identifies community-level strategies for making streets safer.
Cycling in Canada has been experiencing a great boom in recent years. Yet, there was no consistent and complete way to measure cycling infrastructure, until now.
Imagine an NBA game played outdoors in August, with no substitutions and players wearing snowsuits, gloves and ski masks. Race car drivers routinely compete under similar conditions.
Crime is spiking and you’re scared. Here are strategies to get past the fear and diminish the threat of crime in your community.
Some psychologists suggest a cultural emphasis on safety is contributing to rising anxiety and depression among teens.
If you feel safer, you might take more risks – canceling out the benefits of various safety interventions. But educating people about this paradox and allowing for some personal choice might help.
It’s the holidays and for many of us, that means driving. Here’s how to keep your cool on the road this summer.
For some parents, apps offer a practical way of keeping tabs on one’s family. But many children and teenagers experience it is as unwelcome surveillance.
More than 50 overdoses happen in bathrooms every month in British Columbia. Public bathrooms can be made safer for everyone, including people who use substances.
Children reported five key things they need from their communities, including better infrastructure and more inclusive spaces.
People assume event organizers have their best interests at heart, but just like many businesses, organizers often operate on a tight budget and sometimes corners get cut creating disastrous results.
We need a uniform regulatory framework balancing the risks and benefits of e-scooters, and clarifying avenues for compensation.
Requiring adult supervision for 16 and 17 year olds is undermining health and community, and a huge overreach from police.
Rating services on ride and task apps disadvantage gig workers, whose future work assignments are affected by their ratings. Women workers are made vulnerable, and have to contend with harassment.
The promise of self-driving cars remains unfulfilled, as the technology still requires drivers to co-pilot the vehicles to avoid collisions.