Public Safety This category contains the most recent news regarding public safety, including policy decisions, legislation, and education efforts. Find releases encompassing road safety, food safety, workplace accident prevention, product recalls, testing standards, and awareness campaigns. Also included are stories about crime rates, law enforcement efforts, alcohol and drug abuse health alerts, anti-contamination measures and disease control.

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Aug 26, 2016, 18:30 ET Impax Laboratories, Inc. Issues Voluntary, Nationwide Recall for One Lot of Lamotrigine Orally Disintegrating Tablet 200 mg Due to the Potential for 100 mg Blister Cards being Packaged in 200 mg Containers

Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL) announced today that the Company had issued a voluntary nationwide retail level recall on August 19, 2016...


Aug 26, 2016, 10:59 ET Peak Hurricane Season Is Here; Tropical Activity Signals Insurance Review

While the direction and intensity of tropical activity currently brewing near the Bahamas is uncertain, Floridians should take steps now to prepare...


Aug 26, 2016, 08:35 ET Plastic Bags Cause Infections in Healthcare!

 Infection Prevention Products Inc. releases lab results and test studies that prove the common practice of storing a patient's used...


Aug 26, 2016, 06:07 ET Real Estate Mogul Confronts Massive L. A. Traffic Gridlock

Full Disclosure Network (FDN) is releasing an Internet Video featuring  Real Estate Mogul James A. Thomas who is confronting the scourge of...


Aug 26, 2016, 04:05 ET The BYOD Explosion: How Much of a Threat do Personal Devices Really Pose to Your Network?

How much of a risk is BYOD to network security? No more than company-issued hardware - provided businesses follow these four essential steps says...


Aug 25, 2016, 19:33 ET FPL está siguiendo con cautela a Invest 99L y se está preparando para experimentar condiciones climáticas severas a través de partes de su territorio

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) anunció hoy que, debido a la presente trayectoria proyectada de la onda tropical Invest 99L, la...


Aug 25, 2016, 16:47 ET Earthquake Scientists, Insurance Experts, and Government Officials Plan for the Bay Area's Seismic Future

A new Bay Area earthquake forecast fact sheet will be discussed, along with new earthquake insurance and retrofitting options, San Francisco...


Aug 25, 2016, 16:30 ET Midland, Mich., Earns Safe Community Designation from the National Safety Council

Today the City of Midland, Mich., became an accredited Safe Community by the National Safety Council. It is just the 19th community in the United...


Aug 25, 2016, 16:14 ET FPL is monitoring Invest 99L and preparing for potential severe weather throughout portions of its service territory

 Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced that as a result of the current projected path of tropical wave Invest 99L, the...


Aug 25, 2016, 15:43 ET Earthquakes In Italy And Myanmar Are A Startling Reminder That Temblors Can Happen Anywhere, Including In The United States

 The earthquakes in Italy and Myanmar are a warning to homeowners and businessowners in many parts of the United States that they also face...


Aug 25, 2016, 14:30 ET Cree Recalls LED T8 Lamps Due to Burn Hazard; Includes T8 Lamps Provided as Replacements in Previous Recall

Recall Summary Name of Product: Cree® LED T8 Replacement Lamps Hazard: The recalled lamps can overheat and melt, posing a burn...


Aug 25, 2016, 13:28 ET Mars Retail Group Recalls M&M'S-Branded Jewelry Due to Violation of Lead Standard

 Recall Summary Name of Product: M&M'S®-branded jewelry Hazard: The jewelry can contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if...


Aug 25, 2016, 11:36 ET Whirlpool Recalls Microwaves Due to Fire Hazard

 http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Whirlpool-Recalls-Microwaves/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Whirlpool brand microwave hood...


Aug 25, 2016, 11:18 ET All Power Portable Generators Recalled by J.D. North America Due to Explosion, Fire and Burn Hazards

 http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/All-Power-Portable-Generators-Recalled-by-JD-North-America/ Recall Summary Name of Product: All Power...


Aug 25, 2016, 10:49 ET The Colorado Springs Police Department Purchased 500 Automatic Recording Body Cameras

 Utility, Inc. announced today that the Colorado Springs Police Department has purchased 500 of its state-of-the-art BodyWorn™ body...


Aug 25, 2016, 10:07 ET Construction industry first confirms EZ-Path® Fire-Rated Pathways fully compliant and maintenance-free

Specified Technologies, Inc., (STI), an innovative leader in the firestop industry, announces that in an industry first, Underwriters Laboratories...


Aug 25, 2016, 08:03 ET CH2M to Provide Guidance for the Toward Zero Deaths National Strategy on Highway Safety

Working to make the nation's highways safer, CH2M has been selected—along with its partners from the Center for Transportation Studies at the...


Aug 25, 2016, 07:30 ET Universal Security Instruments, Inc. Announces Notice of Noncompliance with NYSE MKT Continued Listing Standards

Universal Security Instruments, Inc. (NYSE MKT: UUU) (the "Company") announced today that, on August 23, 2016, the Company received a letter from...


Aug 24, 2016, 16:10 ET Italy Earthquake Emphasizes The Need For Mobile Hospitals

 A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday morning. The extent of the devastation and death toll are still being...


Aug 24, 2016, 14:08 ET Secretary of Health Asks Pennsylvanians to Consider Donating to Help those Affected by Historic Flooding in Louisiana

Today, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy expressed her sympathies for those affected by the historic flooding in Louisiana and asked...


Aug 24, 2016, 14:00 ET Dorel Juvenile Recalls Safety 1st Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Dorel-Juvenile-Recalls-Safety-1st-Strollers/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Safety 1st Step and...


Aug 24, 2016, 13:00 ET NaviGate Prepared® Offers Free Safety Plan Wizard in Alignment with Illinois School Security and Standards Task Force Recommendations

 The Illinois School Security and Standards Task Force, established by law last year, completed its work and issued its final report and...


Aug 24, 2016, 12:56 ET Back-To-School Is A Vital Time To Remind Kids And Parents About Abduction Safety

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® and Honeywell (NYSE: HON) are calling on parents and educators to emphasize...


Aug 24, 2016, 12:00 ET Pennsylvania Caregivers Reminded About Risks of Children in Vehicles During Warm Weather

The Pennsylvania State Police and Department of Health would like to remind parents and caregivers of the dangers of leaving children unattended in...


Aug 24, 2016, 09:22 ET The American Kennel Club Announces Second Round Of AKC Paw Of Courage Award Recipients

 The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce the...