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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Jan 12, 2017, 07:58 ET Second US Patent Issued to LaaSer Critical Communications for Its Emergency Call Location and Routing Technology

LaaSer Critical Communications (http://laaser911.com/) announces that its proprietary caller location determination technology has received a...


Jan 11, 2017, 19:03 ET Albertsons and Tom Thumb Stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas Voluntarily Recall Five Candy Products in Cooperation with Palmer Candy Company and Valley Milk Products LLC Recalls, Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

In cooperation with Palmer Candy Company, Albertsons and Tom Thumb stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas are voluntarily recalling five candy...


Jan 11, 2017, 17:22 ET Cal/OSHA investiga cuatro muertes recientes durante labores de poda de árboles, anuncia campaña de seguridad

Tras cuatro muertes en el trabajo recientes durante labores de poda de árboles, Cal/OSHA recuerda a trabajadores y empleadores en esta industria de...


Jan 11, 2017, 17:14 ET Cal/OSHA Investigates Four Recent Tree Trimming Deaths, Announces Safety Campaign

Following four recent tree-trimming workplace fatalities, Cal/OSHA is reminding workers and employers in this high-risk industry to take...


Jan 11, 2017, 15:22 ET National Safety Council President & CEO, Deborah Hersman, Appointed to Department of Transportation Committee on Automation

Deborah Hersman, president and CEO of the National Safety Council, has been named by Secretary Foxx to serve on the Department of Transportation...


Jan 11, 2017, 15:04 ET Cal/OSHA Investigates Four Recent Tree Trimming Deaths, Announces Safety Campaign

Following four recent tree-trimming workplace fatalities, Cal/OSHA is reminding workers and employers in this high-risk industry to take...


Jan 11, 2017, 14:30 ET Physician General, Montgomery County Commissioner and Adapt Pharma Representative Fill Naloxone Prescription and Discuss the Fight against Pennsylvania's Opioid Epidemic

Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine, Montgomery County Commissioner Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, and Matt Ruth of Adapt Pharma visited Weis...


Jan 11, 2017, 12:00 ET AAA Fire Protection Launches New Website

AAA Fire Protection, the Northwest's most trusted name in fire protection, announced today the launch of its new website. This newly redesigned...


Jan 11, 2017, 11:52 ET Latest Intoxalock Innovation Leading the Ignition Interlock Industry, Improves Customer Experience

Intoxalock, a leading ignition interlock provider, has introduced another industry first with the release of its patent-pending calibration device....


Jan 11, 2017, 11:00 ET CPSC Posts Recall to its Web Site

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the following voluntary recall alert was posted in cooperation with the...


Jan 11, 2017, 10:45 ET #CallsKill: National Safety Council & MultiVu Drive Awareness on Dangers of Distracted Driving with News Releases

When the National Safety Council (NSC) conducted a recent poll on cellphone usage, the nonprofit organization found that eight out of 10 Americans...


Jan 11, 2017, 10:07 ET Fourth 'Bridge Forum' Comes to Scottsdale, Ariz. Mon., Jan. 23

Checkered Flag Run Foundation (CFRF), Nielsen and Thurgood Marshall College Fund host The Bridge Forum Scottsdale, TheBridgeForum.com, Mon., Jan....


Jan 11, 2017, 10:00 ET Textron Specialized Vehicles Recalls Bad Boy Off-Road Utility Vehicles Due to Risk of Serious Injury or Death; One Death and One Injury Reported

Recall Summary Name of Product: Bad Boy off-road utility vehicles Hazard: The off-road utility vehicles lack seat belts, posing a risk of...


Jan 11, 2017, 09:50 ET Hearst Television to Address America's Opioid Crisis with Special Multiplatform Initiative "State of Addiction"

Hearst Television has announced a year-long multi-platform news and investigative series examining an epidemic ravaging communities across America....


Jan 11, 2017, 09:15 ET Decatur, Illinois Police Department to Evaluate COPsync Network

COPsync, Inc. (NASDAQ: COYN) today announced that the Decatur Police Department in Illinois will conduct an evaluation of the COPsync Network™. The...


Jan 11, 2017, 09:00 ET Team Rubicon Commemorates Seven Years of Veterans Continuing Their Service Through Disaster Response

To commemorate its seventh anniversary, Team Rubicon® (TR) encourages Americans to sign up to serve their community. Friday, Jan. 13, marks TR's...


Jan 11, 2017, 08:00 ET Red Cross, Partners to Install 15,000 Smoke Alarms Across the U.S. Over MLK Holiday Weekend

As part of its ongoing Home Fire Campaign, the American Red Cross and its partners plan to install almost 15,000 smoke alarms in homes across the...


Jan 10, 2017, 16:43 ET Sovereign Health Launches the First Editorial in a New Impactful Three-Part News Series on U-4

Sovereign Health, a leading national provider of behavioral health treatment services, has launched a new three-part series, "Uncovering U-4." Also...


Jan 10, 2017, 15:10 ET Dunkin' Donuts Recalls Glass Tumblers Due to Laceration and Burn Hazards

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Dunkin%E2%80%99%20Donuts%20Recalls%20Glass%20Tumblers Recall Summary Name of Product: Dunkin' Donuts Glass...


Jan 10, 2017, 13:37 ET Pennsylvania Lottery Offers Tips to Avoid Newly Reported Scam

In the wake of a newly reported email scam, the Pennsylvania Lottery is again cautioning consumers to be wary of emails, phone calls and social...


Jan 10, 2017, 11:16 ET CH2M and Costain Receive Partner Innovation Award for Improving Customer Contact Experience at East Sussex Highways

Salesforce recently selected East Sussex Highways, a joint venture of CH2M, Costain and East Sussex County Council, as a recipient of the...


Jan 10, 2017, 11:04 ET SAFETY NOTICE: 4moms Self-Installing Car Seat

4moms®, in cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), is conducting a voluntary recall on its 4moms®...


Jan 10, 2017, 10:00 ET Michaels Recalls Rock Salt Lamps Due to Shock and Fire Hazards

Recall Summary Name of Product: Rock Salt Lamps Hazard: The dimmer switch and/or outlet plug can overheat and ignite, posing shock and fire...


Jan 10, 2017, 09:07 ET States Look to E-Citations to Improve Public Safety

State legislatures across the country are increasingly interested in supporting the use of electronic citation technology to enhance public and...


Jan 10, 2017, 09:00 ET William Swanson, Retired Chairman and CEO of Raytheon Company, Joins RapidSOS Advisory Board

RapidSOS today announced that William (Bill) Swanson, retired chairman and CEO of Raytheon Company, is joining the RapidSOS Advisory Board....