The smell of alcohol or other controlled substances on an individual can signal the need for specific types of interaction with that person. If someone is under the influence of alcohol or drugs, his or her power of reasoning may be diminished making him or her less inhibited. Interacting with or trying to resolve a conflict may be more difficult with someone under the influence.

The smell of burning material, vehicle exhaust fumes, odors from spoiled food, perfume or cologne scents, cigarette smoke are smells that can indicate threats to safety, as well as provide indications of the environment you are in.

The next post covers Taste! Until then, remember, “One Body, One Life, One Choice – Be Aware & Be Safe!”