A reminder of everyday practices for personal protection
Inform your awareness.
Train to develop relevant skill.
Be aware of the context of your environment.
Train to develop spatial awareness.
Learn to assess and observe body language.
Be aware of people around you, their proximity to you and their change of course/direction, especially when moving toward you.
Watch the hands.
Stay off the phone until you know your area (distant and immediate) is secure and remain aware.
Don't divide your attention.
Don't add tasks or interactions that will lower your ability to have effective awareness, particularly in constrained environments.
Learn to consciously and intuitively use obstacles in your environment to your advantage.
Be cognizant of your everyday relationships and interactions with others. Be polite and professional.
Develop a greater informed awareness of your environment, people, current events and other possible threats.
Learn how and when to take action. Train diligently.
Train to acquire high-performance output and endurance.
Stay the course.