Security of person
Protection from accidents
Protection from crime
Safe and secure housing
Financial security such as savings
Emergency response & recovery
Safe working conditions
Consumer protection from unsafe products
Safe food and water
Community safety and feeling safe outside your home
Safe public spaces
Security of property and belongings
Sufficient healthcare access
Emotional safety such as social norms of politeness
Social relationships and connectedness
Social safety net
Paid time off and leave from work
Hierarchy of NeedsIn Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs, safety needs are placed second in the hierarchy after physiological needs.
Air, food, water, shelter, clothing, sleep and a clean environment.
Physical safety, financial security, health and well-being, safety from accidents, employment stability and social stability.
Love & Belonging
Love, affection, family, social bonding, friendship, connectedness, social interaction and community involvement.
Confidence, self-respect, respect from others, recognition and admiration.
Pursuit of goals & passions, living up to your own values, meaning & purpose, self-improvement and growth.