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 17, 2018, 16:13 ET New Website and Video Provide Important Information about Inspecting, Testing and Maintaining Fire Sprinkler Systems in Various Buildings

The Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB) has released FireSprinklerTesting.org, a new website that provides important...


Jan 17, 2018, 12:47 ET Annual Plant Hatch Emergency Information Calendar now available for neighbors

Residents living within the 10-mile emergency planning zone (EPZ) of the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant, located near Baxley, Ga., were mailed a 2018...


Jan 17, 2018, 12:47 ET Annual Plant Farley Emergency Information Calendar now available for neighbors

Residents living within the 10-mile emergency planning zone (EPZ) of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant, located near Dothan, Ala., were mailed a...


Jan 17, 2018, 12:31 ET Counseling Hotline and Website for Mudslide / Fire Victims

Evolve IP®, The Cloud Strategy CompanyTM, and 805 CounselorConnect, today announced that fire and mudslide victims struggling with the tragedies in...


Jan 17, 2018, 11:45 ET Emergency Physicians Expose Anthem's Harmful Emergency Care Policy With New Video

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today launched a new video to push back on a dangerous policy by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield...


Jan 17, 2018, 09:45 ET Eagle Protect Discontinues Vinyl Glove Sales Due to Food Safety Risks

Due to growing scientific evidence of the toxic effects of vinyl gloves to the environment, to food safety and to glove user health, Eagle Protect...


Jan 17, 2018, 09:17 ET MCR Safety & LineDrive Align to Increase Worker Safety Nationwide in 2018

LineDrive is excited to announce the expansion of our partnership with MCR Safety. Effective January 1, 2018, MCR Safety and LineDrive aligned to...


Jan 17, 2018, 08:30 ET US Drug Watchdog Now Urges Persons Who Used the Type Two Diabetes Drug Invokana and Suffered Kidney Failure or a Below the Knee Amputation to Call Them About Possible Significant Compensation

The US Drug Watchdog fears that some users of the type two diabetes drug called Invokana may have developed kidney failure or a below the knee...


Jan 17, 2018, 07:04 ET Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month is Time to Protect Home, Family

T. Webber Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, a leading HVAC company in the greater Hudson Valley, is alerting homeowners to the dangers of...


Jan 17, 2018, 00:01 ET Accidental Injury Becomes #3 Cause of Death For The First Time in U.S. History

Unintentional, preventable injuries – commonly known as "accidents" – claimed a record high 161,374 lives in 2016 to become the third leading cause...


Jan 16, 2018, 15:30 ET Sigma Chi International Fraternity Creates New Policies To Enhance Health And Safety Measures Across Chapters

Sigma Chi International Fraternity, one of the nation's largest collegiate fraternities, today announced five new policies aimed at improving the...


Jan 16, 2018, 12:34 ET Fujifilm Recalls Power Adapter Wall Plugs Sold with Digital Cameras Due to Shock Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Fujifilm-Recalls-Power-Adapter-Wall-Plugs-Sold-with-Digital-Cameras-Due-to-Shock-Hazard Recall Summary Name of...


Jan 16, 2018, 11:33 ET Johnson Controls - Safe and Sound Through The Winter: Battery Tests are Part of the Winter Check

- Stress in summer results in less power in winter - Battery tests by experts prevent starting problems - Role of battery is...


Jan 16, 2018, 10:30 ET Enjoying More Subs Helps Save More Lives

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation® is pleased to announce that more than $1.9 million in equipment and resources will be awarded to 106 first...


Jan 16, 2018, 10:00 ET iconectiv Launches Transition Website for Law Enforcement and Public Safety Agencies

iconectiv, the next Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) for all U.S. regions, announced the launch of an informational website to support...


Jan 16, 2018, 08:35 ET Mesothelioma Victims Center Acts as New Beacon for Navy Veterans with Mesothelioma to Ensure Direct Access to The Nation's Top Attorneys for a Vial Discussion About Compensation

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We fear many US Navy Veterans recently diagnosed with mesothelioma, or their families, will put off talking...


Jan 16, 2018, 08:30 ET Flu Epidemic Being Contained with Scientifically Designed Handkerchief

The Handkerchief, first invented by King Richard II of England (1377 to 1399), is still a first line of defense today against deadly airborne...


Jan 16, 2018, 08:30 ET Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Offers Seven Tips to Protect Yourself from Slips, Trips and Falls

It can happen to anyone at any time. One minute you're on your feet; the next you're on the ground. Falls are the leading cause of all non-fatal...


Jan 16, 2018, 08:00 ET Adient showcases passenger protection for autonomous-driving vehicles

As seat systems become more flexible to address the rise of autonomous vehicles, they will change occupant seating positions, creating new safety...


Jan 15, 2018, 17:06 ET Maureen Georgevich is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Maureen Georgevich is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member in the field of Safety Equipment. Right Way...


Jan 15, 2018, 16:45 ET Safety Dynamics' Advanced Portable Gunshot Detection Solution SENTRI II Successfully Deployed in Baltimore by Beeper Communications and Mantaro Networks

Beeper Communications, Israel and Mantaro Networks, Inc. have successfully deployed the first portable/mobile versions of the Safety Dynamics'...


Jan 15, 2018, 14:15 ET Dr. Varnado-Rhodes Gives Expert Advice on How to Avoid Getting Sick This Winter on Tips on TV Blog

As a trusted health and lifestyle expert, Dr. Yael Varnado, affectionately called "Dr. V," has garnered the respect of her peers, patients and the...


Jan 15, 2018, 10:58 ET GoLookUp Announces New Sex Offender Database Release

In 2016 there were 859,500 registered sex offenders in the United States, and while this is important information, the number does not...


Jan 15, 2018, 03:30 ET Obowiązkowe kamery i czujniki w pojazdach mogłyby zapobiec setkom wypadków śmiertelnych

Każdego roku można by ocalić setki istnień ludzkich, gdyby systemy wykrywania martwych stref stały się obowiązkowym wyposażeniem wszystkich...


Jan 14, 2018, 16:08 ET What If Hawaii's Accidental Alarm Had Been an Accidental Launch, Asks Physicians for Civil Defense

At 8:07 a.m. on Saturday, Jan 13, citizens in Hawaii received a mobile alert: "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii, seek immediate shelter....