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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25 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET Most Crash Reports Do Not Capture Drowsy, Drunk, Drugged and Distracted Driving, According to National Safety Council

A National Safety Council review of motor vehicle crash reports from across the United States found no state fully captures critical data needed to...


24 Apr, 2017, 17:24 ET Está en nuestras manos - Semana de la Seguridad de 2017

Nuestras comunidades cobran vida a través de las manos de los equipos de construcción. Hombres y mujeres que dedican horas a mejorar los lugares...


24 Apr, 2017, 15:48 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Two Statements: Expresses Concern with Immigrants' Access to Justice, and Urges DOJ to Work with Police Departments on Constitutional Policing

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, has issued two statements: expressing concern that enforcing immigration detainers in...


24 Apr, 2017, 14:30 ET It's In Our Hands - Safety Week 2017

Kickoff events planned for three locations May 1-5 Our communities come to life through the hands of construction crews. Men and women spend...


24 Apr, 2017, 13:29 ET Chicco® Uncovers Parents Are Uncomfortable Talking To Each Other About Keeping Kids Riding Rear-Facing In Car Seats, Asks Parents To TurnAfter2™ In New Public Awareness Campaign

Instinctively, all parents want to protect their children – and in most cases, other people's children. A new study from Chicco® revealed that 84...


24 Apr, 2017, 12:41 ET D2E International VT Consultants Ltd Achieves OHSAS 18001 Certification and Publish Its Annual Safety Report for 2016

D2E International VT Consultants Ltd (D2E), a leading independent lift, escalator and façade access management consultancy, has achieved...


24 Apr, 2017, 12:32 ET MSA Announces Availability of 'Game-Changing' S5000 and Ultima® X5000 Gas Detection Systems

Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced it is redefining expectations for gas detection technology...


24 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET Cert ID Wins BRC Global Standards CEO Award 2017 at Food Safety Americas in Orlando

Cert ID proudly announces winning the first-ever BRC Global Standards CEO Award 2017, presented to Joan Moeller at the BRC Global Standards Food...


24 Apr, 2017, 08:40 ET OPS Public Safety Launches Series of Budget-friendly Vehicle Storage Systems

OPS Public Safety today announced the launch of its Pursuit Series, a growing line of affordable interior storage systems for the Chevy Tahoe and...


24 Apr, 2017, 07:00 ET Canadian Pacific recognizes Rail Safety Week to prevent train incidents involving people and vehicles

MINNEAPOLIS, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific's (CP) Rail Safety Week 2017 is here, and given the number of preventable trespassing...


22 Apr, 2017, 22:34 ET Lawyer Andrew R. Duffy Available To Discuss Site Safety Issues Following Worker Fall From Roof Of NFL Draft Stage

Andrew R. Duffy, of Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky, P.C., is available to discuss with the media the legal, safety-related issues...


21 Apr, 2017, 19:08 ET McCain Foods USA, Inc. Recalls Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns Due To Possible Health Risk. Product Is Sold And Distributed Under The Roundy's And Harris Teeter Retail Brands.

McCain Foods USA, Inc. announced today it is voluntarily recalling retail, frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf...


21 Apr, 2017, 16:24 ET Crystal Group Announces Expansion Plans In Hiawatha

Crystal Group Inc., a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged computer hardware announces plans for a $17.5M business expansion...


21 Apr, 2017, 08:30 ET Mesothelioma Compensation Center Urges Families Whose Loved One Died from Mesothelioma Before the Compensation Process Could Start to Call Them About Lawyers to Help

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, "Our number one goal is to make certain persons who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma in the United...


21 Apr, 2017, 07:00 ET The Hutton Brickyards And Bardavon Meet With Kingston City Officials To Discuss Event Logistics

Mayor Steve Noble, Planning Director Suzanne Cahill, Fire Chief Mark Brown, Chief of Police Egidio F. Tinti along with staff members from police,...


20 Apr, 2017, 20:49 ET C.O. Truxton, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Phenobarbital 15 mg Tablets, USP due to Labeling Error on Declared Strength

C.O. Truxton, Inc. is voluntarily recalling lot 70952A of Phenobarbital Tablets, USP, 15 mg, to the consumer/user level. The manufacturer received...


20 Apr, 2017, 12:00 ET Razor Recalls RipStik Motorized Caster Boards Due to Fall Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/razor-recalls-ripstik-motorized-caster-boards Recall Summary Name of Product: RipStik electric motorized...


20 Apr, 2017, 11:19 ET Food Dehydrators Recalled by Greenfield World Trade Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/food-dehydrators-recalled-by-greenfield-world-trade Recall Summary Name of Product: EZDRY Food...


20 Apr, 2017, 09:50 ET American Signal Corporation Chosen to Provide Early Warning System in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province

American Signal Corporation (ASC) is pleased to announce that it has entered the final implementation phases for its newest large-scale multi...


20 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET IOActive Discovers Security Vulnerabilities in Select Linksys Router Models

IOActive, Inc., the worldwide leader in research-driven security services, today released information on a number of cybersecurity vulnerabilities...


20 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET More Than 200,000 Defective Airbag Inflators Remain Unrepaired In Broward County As A Result Of Largest Auto Safety Recall In U.S. History

Hundreds of thousands of Broward County residents are driving recalled vehicles with dangerously defective airbag inflators that could blast...


19 Apr, 2017, 18:07 ET Crystal Group Releases White Paper on Hyperconverged Infrastructure Bringing Enterprise Cloud to Tactical Environments

Crystal Group Inc., a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged computer hardware, has released a new white paper that shares insight on how branch...


19 Apr, 2017, 15:59 ET Armor Express Launches Next-Generation Protective Solutions for the Global Fire and EMS Markets

Central Lake Armor Express, Inc. ("Armor Express"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance body armor solutions, announced...


19 Apr, 2017, 12:43 ET New Report from Risk Experts Highlights Challenges and Reform Options for National Flood Insurance Program

As Congress weighs reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), it has multiple options for addressing the program's challenges...