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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Feb 16, 2017, 10:29 ET Britax Recalls Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Britax-Recalls-Strollers/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Britax B-Agile and BOB Motion Strollers with Click...


Feb 16, 2017, 10:08 ET Britax Announces Safety Recall For B-Agile And BOB Motion Strollers

Britax Child Safety, Inc., is conducting a voluntary recall on B-Agile and BOB Motion stroller models identified on https://us.britax.com/recall....


Feb 16, 2017, 09:58 ET Intoxalock Calls for Stronger Legislation, Enforcement of Drunk Driving Penalties

In light of the recent study released by the National Safety Council, Intoxalock, a leading ignition interlock provider, is calling for more...


Feb 16, 2017, 09:00 ET Consumer Groups Propose 10 Steps FTC Must Take to Ensure Consumer Protection

Five public interest groups have joined in proposing 10 key steps to the Federal Trade Commission that they said the agency must take to ensure the...


Feb 16, 2017, 08:45 ET MT2 Announces Firing Range Safeguard and Security Protocols in Response to Brass Scam and Hazardous Waste Indictment News Reports

Recently the EHS Daily Advisor reported on the Grand Jury ruling by the Department of Justice United States Attorney District of South Carolina...


Feb 16, 2017, 08:30 ET VIEVU® Files Complaint Against TASER International for Illegal Conduct and Tortious Interference in City of Phoenix Body-Worn Camera Contract Solicitation

The Safariland Group, the parent company of VIEVU®, a leader in body-worn video and digital evidence management, today announced that VIEVU has...


Feb 15, 2017, 14:15 ET Shift In How We Think About Suicide Prevention Needed

Beacon Health Options' (Beacon) latest white paper, "We Need to Talk About Suicide," promotes the Zero Suicide model as the best approach to shift...


Feb 15, 2017, 14:00 ET IBM and The Weather Company Unveil World's First Mobile Weather Alerting Platform for Underserved Populations in Emerging Markets

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and The Weather Company, an IBM Business, today introduced new Mesh Network Alerts technology that provides a mobile method of...


Feb 15, 2017, 13:25 ET Global Private Guard Service Revenue to Reach $135.4 Billion in 2020

Global private guard service revenues are expected to increase 6.1 percent annually through 2020 to $135.4 billion. Advances will primarily be...


Feb 15, 2017, 12:55 ET Structural Barrier Shield Protects Structures Threatened by Wildfires

D.A.L. Enterprises, Inc. protects homes and other structures from wildfire threats with their Structural Barrier Shield. The Barrier Shields are...


Feb 15, 2017, 11:00 ET Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. announces the World Mercury Project's $100,000 challenge with goal of stopping use of highly toxic mercury in vaccines.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Chairman of the World Mercury Project (WMP), announced a $100,000 challenge today aimed at putting an end to including...


Feb 15, 2017, 10:30 ET Motor Vehicle Deaths in 2016 Estimated to be Highest in Nine Years; Sharpest Two-Year Climb in 53 Years

For the first time in nearly a decade, preliminary 2016 data from the National Safety Council estimates that as many as 40,000 people died in motor...


Feb 15, 2017, 09:30 ET U-Haul Named Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite by American Heart Association

The American Heart Association has recognized Phoenix-based U-Haul International as a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite, the Company's most distinguished...


Feb 15, 2017, 09:00 ET CP launches awareness campaign for inward-facing cameras, urges Canadian government to enhance rail safety

CALGARY, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP)(NYSE: CP) today launched an awareness campaign that highlights the safety benefits...


Feb 15, 2017, 08:00 ET Mitsubishi Motors' "Kids Talk Safety" Campaign Wins 2017 Driving Engagement Award

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) received the fifth annual Driving Engagement Award for the most buzz-worthy social media campaign of...


Feb 14, 2017, 16:46 ET Teamster Corrections Employees Bring Their Demands To The State Capitol

More than two hundred Teamsters working for the Department of Corrections, along with their families and supporters, converged on the state capitol...


Feb 14, 2017, 15:58 ET For Overdose Survivors, "Warm Handoff" into Treatment is Crucial Next Step on Road to Recovery from Addiction

Acting Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs Jennifer Smith and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine today discussed the Wolf Administration's...


Feb 14, 2017, 13:47 ET 10th Annual Veterinary Forensic Sciences Conference Explores Innovative Partnerships and New Advances May 16-18

Today the IVFSA (International Veterinary Forensic Sciences Association) in collaboration with the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention...


Feb 14, 2017, 11:00 ET Tampa Police Department continues to see reduction in crime year after year

NC4, a leader in revolutionizing safety and security and an innovator in law enforcement technology, would like to congratulate Chief Eric Ward and...


Feb 14, 2017, 10:10 ET Utility Companies at Risk of Multi-Million Dollar Fines and Felony Convictions for Pipeline Violations

AyaWorks (www.ayaworks.com), a provider of innovative pipeline compliance management solutions and services for oil and gas and utility companies,...


Feb 14, 2017, 09:26 ET PA State Police Warn of 'Sweetheart Scams' on Valentine's Day

In recognition of Valentine's Day, the Pennsylvania State Police reminds the public – particularly users of dating and matchmaking websites – to...


Feb 14, 2017, 08:30 ET IDRI & NanoPass Sign Agreement to Develop an Intradermal rvRNA-Based Zika Virus Vaccine

Zika remains a major public health threat, and its devastating neurological effects on newborns and infants are still being unraveled. More than...


Feb 14, 2017, 08:00 ET Plan B Marine Leases Additional Slips at Chelsea Pier in Response to Growing Demand

Plan B Marine today announced the leasing of additional slips at Chelsea Pier in support of the maritime evacuation service it provides from...


Feb 14, 2017, 06:00 ET NICB Warns New Orleans Tornado Victims of Scams

As the New Orleans area recovers from the damage caused by a string of powerful tornadoes, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) reminds...


Feb 13, 2017, 15:54 ET Auto Thefts Decline by 1.9% Statewide

For the ninth consecutive year, auto thefts declined in Michigan in 2015, according to data released in the Michigan Automobile Theft Prevention...