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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22 May, 2017, 08:37 ET Severe Weather Moves through Multiple States; Farmers Insurance® Deploys Additional Resources in Response

A series of storms which included large hail and strong winds moved through multiple states including Colorado, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma and...


20 May, 2017, 14:47 ET Pool Safely and Michael Phelps Foundation Announce Partnership to Help Families Stay Safer In and Around Pools and Spas

At a poolside press event today, hosted at a Boys & Girls Club in Chicago, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) Pool Safely...


19 May, 2017, 16:06 ET Victaulic, American Red Cross and United Way Collaborate to Prepare Youth for Emergencies

The American Red Cross of Lehigh Valley-Bucks is preparing students to be ready for anything. Thanks to a grant from The Walt Disney Company, the...


19 May, 2017, 13:58 ET Pulse Performance Products Recalls Krusher Scooters Due to Fall Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Pulse-Performance-Products-Recalls-Krusher-Scooters Recall Summary Name of Product: Krusher Push...


19 May, 2017, 11:47 ET State Police Continues Megan's Law Compliance Checks Across Pennsylvania

With the goal of enhancing safety by making accurate, complete information about sexual offenders available to the public, the Pennsylvania State...


19 May, 2017, 11:12 ET Following Plumber's Death, Electric Ranges Recalled by Arçelik A.S. Due to Shock and Electrocution Hazards

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Following-Plumbers-Death-Electric-Ranges-Recalled-by-Arcelik-AS Recall Summary Name of Product: Blomberg and...


19 May, 2017, 10:00 ET GHSA and The National Road Safety Foundation Provide $60,000 to Support State Drowsy Driving Prevention Efforts

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and The National Road Safety Foundation (NRSF) are pleased to announce four states will receive...


18 May, 2017, 19:07 ET National Parkinson Foundation Ohio Announces Cleveland Moving Day Is June 17

Moving Day® is the National Parkinson Foundation Ohio Chapter's annual fundraising walk/run event. It is a fun and inspiring fundraising event that...


18 May, 2017, 17:24 ET Swimways, the USA Swimming Foundation & Olympic Medalist, Elizabeth Beisel, Are Making Waves to Raise Awareness About the Importance of Learning to Swim

National Learn to Swim Day, on May 20th, Aims to Educate Americans on this Essential Life Skill to Reduce Childhood Drownings VIRGINIA BEACH, VA,...


18 May, 2017, 17:24 ET Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP Video PSA College Scholarship Contest Winners Announced

Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP is pleased to announce the winners of its 2017 Spangenberg Law Firm Video PSA College Scholarship Contest. The...


18 May, 2017, 15:54 ET Landmark Workplace Safety and Health Regulation Approved to Reduce Risk of Major Incidents at Oil Refineries in California

The Department of Industrial Relations' (DIR) Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board today approved a landmark regulation to strengthen...


18 May, 2017, 13:00 ET Pier 1 Imports Recalls Chalk Note Mugs Due to Burn Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Pier-1-Imports-Recalls-Chalk-Note-Mugs Recall Summary Name of Product: Chalk Note Mugs Hazard: The mugs can...


18 May, 2017, 12:48 ET SC Johnson Offers Tips for Applying Personal Repellents

Applying a personal repellent correctly can help protect families from mosquito bites. That's why SC Johnson, the maker of trusted brands like...


18 May, 2017, 12:19 ET MSA Safety Shareholders Re-Elect Three Directors at Annual Meeting

At its annual meeting of shareholders, held yesterday in Cranberry Township, Pa., global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated...


18 May, 2017, 12:14 ET More than 400 People May Be Killed in Car Crashes During Memorial Day Weekend

National Safety Council estimates indicate that 409 people may be killed on the roads during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday period – the highest...


18 May, 2017, 11:06 ET PEMA: Wolf Administration Creates New Fire and EMS Administrative Leadership Course to Improve Public Safety Organizations

The Office of the State Fire Commissioner and Department of Community and Economic Development today announced the creation of a new training and...


18 May, 2017, 10:09 ET Shareholder Push For Methane Transparency Gains Ground With Three Double-Digit Votes

Three times in the last week shareholders at major energy companies voted in double digits for more methane pollution disclosure: 10 percent at...


18 May, 2017, 08:45 ET Mirabella Offers $1,000 Reward for Arrest and Conviction of Eco-Vandals

A leading tree physiologist has labeled the cutting down of 77 trees "murder" and "urban ecocide" related to damage done to Mirabella Villas...


18 May, 2017, 08:35 ET ECOBOND® - Lead Defender®, the Premier Lead Paint Treatment Product, Announces Donation Campaign

In conjunction with National Painting Week-May 19 – 29 ECOBOND® will donate $100 for every 100 gallons of ECOBOND® - Lead Defender® or ECOBOND® -...


18 May, 2017, 08:02 ET Qognify to Demonstrate Qblock Alongside the Award-winning VisionHub, Situator and Suspect Search at IFSEC 2017

Qognify, the leader in big data solutions for physical security and operations, today announced that it will showcase its comprehensive portfolio,...


18 May, 2017, 06:00 ET NICB: Motorcycle Thefts Post Increase in 2016

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a report on motorcycle thefts in the United States for 2016. A total of 46,467...


17 May, 2017, 16:44 ET Los piojos disfrutan del campamento de verano tanto como los niños

Mientras usted hace planes para enviar a sus hijos al campamento de verano, estar preparado para hacer frente a los piojos es tan importante como...


17 May, 2017, 16:31 ET Unfair Labor Practice Strike Thursday By Security, Fire and Safety Officers at Navy Pier

Nearly 50 security, fire and safety officers who serve and protect Chicago residents and tourists at Navy Pier will initiate an unfair...


17 May, 2017, 15:47 ET SimpliSafe's Top 6 Tips for a Safer Summer

SimpliSafe, the nation's fastest growing home security company, today announced its top 6 tips for a safer summer. With Memorial Day around the...


17 May, 2017, 15:35 ET Office Of Justice Programs Releases Toolkit To Aid Police Response To Children Exposed To Violence

Acting Assistant Attorney General Alan R. Hanson today announced the launch of the Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence...