As a supplier of emergency equipment in our Medical business and a key part of supply chains in our Industries business, the work of the TyTek Group is deemed "essential" under current guidelines and our facilities are fully operational.
Facts vs Fiction: The Coronavirus Myths Dissected
The coronavirus also referred to as COVID-19, has injected a state of fear into the global population. As we write this article, there have been more than 200,000 cases and 8,000 deaths across the world. In less than three months, the disease spread from Wuhan, China to every continent on earth except Antarctica. The world news headlines continue to scaremonger civilians with twisted versions of the truth, rumours have begun flooding through communities, spreading misinformation on how to prevent contracting the disease.
Helping you prepare for the unthinkable
Already this year the US has been faced with an abundance of deliberate attacks.These tragic incidents are unpredicted and targeted at civilians in work, schools and public spaces.
An ‘unintentional’ deadly start to 2020
Tragically the US has been struck with a deadly start to the year as gunfire erupts across the country. A total of 273 devastatingly unintentional shootings have been recorded in January and February according to the Gun Violence Archives. In the United States, over 1.69 million children age 18 and under are living in households with loaded and unlocked firearms, setting the scene for possible tragedy.
Coronavirus: The first global health emergency
Last year the world was burdened by tariffs as the US and China played tit-for-tat, both sides increasing import tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of goods. Now, the coronavirus is said to “sideswipe the global economy”, the virus, which has killed more than 500 people and sickened thousands, is taking a heavy toll on China’s economy.
How to prepare for a mass casualty attack
The US makes up less than 5% of the world's population but is home to 31% of the world's mass shooters. Last year the United States were faced with a total number of 418 mass shootings, making it the worst year on record according to Gun Violence Archive.
What role does mental illness play in school shootings?
Next month marks the second anniversary of the horrific Parkland school shooting. This tragic attack sparked an intense national debate over how best to protect our children from school shootings.