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College-Bound Personal Safety Products

Nine Great Ways to Keep Students Safe & Healthy

College-Bound Personal Safety Products

The Goods:

Sending a child off to college is an exciting and also a daunting experience for parents and their children. Everyone wants to have a safe and enjoyable time while away, whether students are living in dorm rooms or off-campus housing. WellWell wants to help by identifying a range of health and safety products designed to keep everyone feeling secure. All of these items are available on Amazon, the world’s leading online retailer. They cover everything from dorm security to guides, portable alarms and protection systems. We’ve even identified ways to keep germs at bay and deal with medical emergencies. WellWell isn’t endorsing these products, just identifying what’s available. Please check with your college to make sure students can use these products in dorm rooms. Read on.

College Health & Safety Products:

She’s Birdie–The Original Personal Safety Alarm for Women

4.6 Out Of 5 Stars

Small, portable and effective, Birdie’s siren and flashing strobe-light is designed to create a diversion that will help deter any attack. The alarm is as loud as a jet engine roaring 100 feet overhead. Easy to carry and operate, Birdie is reputed to be a must-have for students moving around campus, hanging in their rooms, traveling on public transportation or walking to a car day or night.

 

Plegium Smart Mini Pepper Spray 3-in-1 

4.5 Out Of 5 Stars

Plegium 3-in-1 unit offers a lot for a small portable component. It not only generates a maximum strength pepper spray with red marking dye and UV dye to ward off and identify assailants, but it can also alert contacts with phone calls and GPS location text messages if a user is in trouble. The optional Professional Monitoring Service provides an active tracking link that will be sent at any time to a call center, which will then contact local authorities in the event of an emergency. 

 

ISLANDSAFE Digital Fireproof Small Safe

4.7 Out Of 5 Stars

Valuables and important documents can be securely stored in this small safe. It comes with a default password that can be easily changed. The safe can also be opened through an emergency spare battery case, which is linked to a jack at the bottom of the screen and is activated by typing in a password. Fireproof, the safe also features an alarm function that will activate for 20 seconds after 3 false entries and for 5 minutes after 6 false entries.

 

Door Stop Alarm Door Stopper Security System

4.5 Out Of 5 Stars

This is a great way to ensure doorway safety by simply placing the alarm behind a door. The security system has three sensitivity levels—low, medium and high. Unwanted intruders will be scared off by the 120-decibel alarm. 

 

First Alert EZ Fire Spray

4.8 Out Of 5 Stars

The extinguisher is small and easier to use but still discharges four times longer than a traditional fire extinguisher. The light aerosol can is easy to hold and carry, making it perfect for a dorm room or student apartment. It works on paper, fabric, wood, grease and electrical fires with a biodegradable and nontoxic formula that wipes clean.

 

Portable Door Lock Home Security Door Locker

4.2 Out Of 5 Stars

This portable door lock provides extra security and privacy by eliminating the ability to open a door from the outside even with a key. It is easy to install and remove. No tools are needed. Just insert the metal piece into the slot of the door lock, close the door and then put the red handle groove to the stud on the metal sheet.

 

DormDoc 175 Piece Emergency First Aid Kit for College Students

4.7 Out Of 5 Stars

DormDoc is something of a must-have when it comes to college safety essentials. The first aid kit is packed with 175 emergency medical pieces that include six essential OTC medicines for headaches, colds and upset stomachs plus bandages, creams, scissors and non-latex gloves. Everything is arranged in color-coded pockets for easy identification and dispensing. 

 

College Safety: A Parent’s Guide for Keeping Their Kids Safe on Campus

5 Out Of 5 Stars

Identifying and understanding the safety challenges students face at college is the best way parents can ensure that their children enjoy and prosper while away. College Safety is a guide that helps parents do just that by identifying various risks, outlining solutions and safety procedures and providing a blueprint for how to work with their college-bound kids to deal with these challenges.

 

LEVOIT Air Purifier for Home Allergies

4.7 Out Of 5 Stars

Students can breathe easier with one of Levoit’s air purifiers. These purifiers don’t rely on UV-C light, which is an air cleaning method that may generate harmful ozone and secondary pollution. Instead, it works through a pre-filter and high-efficiency activated carbon filter to capture 99.97 percent of airborne particles 0.3 microns in size, such as dust, smoke, pollen or odor. The process helps ease sneezing, congestion and other allergy symptoms caused by airborne contaminants. 

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