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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16:01 ET LuxStar Travel Network Reviews Travel Advisories

Travelers are encouraged to heed these warnings, and alter their travel plans accordingly, to eliminate any unnecessary risks of harm. Current...


14:41 ET National Safety Month Gives Opportunity to Evaluate State Investments that Support Active Transportation and Walkability

June is National Safety Month, a good time to look at the design of communities and how they support safe, active transportation. The Safe Routes...


14:30 ET Jeremy Bernard Named Next President Of Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles

HEADSHOTS AVAILABLE The Board of Directors of the Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles has selected Jeremy Bernard as its next President effective July...


13:52 ET AshBritt Concludes Wildfire Debris Clean-Up

Marking a significant milestone in the positive progress towards full recovery for the Northern California counties of Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, and...


13:45 ET CVS Health Expands Safe Drug Disposal at CVS Pharmacy Locations in Arizona to Help Combat Opioid Abuse

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the company has expanded its safe medication disposal program to select CVS Pharmacy locations in...


13:20 ET Sallyport Global Receives $34 Million Contract To Support U.S. Central Command

Sallyport Global Holdings announced today it was awarded a subcontract by AECOM under AECOM's contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,...


12:50 ET Werner Recalls Aluminum Ladders Due to Fall Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Werner-Recalls-Aluminum-Ladders-Due-to-Fall-Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product: Multi-Purpose Telescoping...


11:23 ET Apoyan Huracanes del Norte campaña para hacerse la prueba del VIH

Con el apoyo solidario y un mensaje de los populares Huracanes del Norte, la Fundación Pinyon y La Red Hispana-Hispanic Communications Network, de...


10:08 ET Doctor's advice on how to protect yourself from Lyme Disease

Harrisburg, Pa., infectious disease physician John Goldman, MD, has seen his share of patients with Lyme disease. His experience has taught him...


09:10 ET The AZEK Company Promotes National Safety Awareness Month with Bike Helmet Give-Away at RailRiders Baseball Game in Scranton, PA

In honor of National Safety Awareness Month, The AZEK® Company will donate bike helmets to kids at the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders' home game...


09:00 ET TripIt Introduces Neighborhood Safety Scores and International Travel Tools

TripIt® from Concur®, the world's highest-rated travel-organizing app, today released features that help travelers access information about the...


08:15 ET CenturyLink secures contract for 911 equipment and emergency call management solutions from Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC)

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced it was awarded a contract through the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) for 911 equipment and...


04:00 ET The UK's Cumbria Constabulary First to Deploy Axon Citizen for Officers

Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN), the global leader in connected law enforcement technologies and its United Kingdom subsidiary, Axon Public Safety UK Limited,...


Jun 19, 2018, 20:22 ET Severe Storms Strike Northern Colorado

Following a major hailstorm that impacted Denver, Boulder and the surrounding areas on June 18 with more inclement weather expected, Farmers...


Jun 19, 2018, 15:34 ET Chase's Calendar of Events Officially Adds TRC's Recycle Your Mercury Thermostat Day

Beginning in 2019, Oct. 24 will become a day of new significance in the quest to improve the environment. Chase's Calendar of Events, at the...


Jun 19, 2018, 14:20 ET 10 consejos de USAGov para el uso de fuegos artificiales este Cuatro de Julio

Para muchas personas la celebración de la Independencia no está completa si no hay fuegos artificiales. Sabemos que a partir de 1777, si es que no...


Jun 19, 2018, 14:00 ET USAGov's Fireworks Safety Tips for the Fourth of July

July 4 celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence—and for many people, the celebration includes fireworks. Americans have been...


Jun 19, 2018, 11:07 ET Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new guidance to help manufacturers implement protections against potential attacks on the U.S. food supply

In the U.S., we enjoy one of the safest food supplies in the world. The FDA takes its responsibility to protect the U.S. food supply very...


Jun 19, 2018, 10:00 ET Los tatuajes de "henna negra" pueden ponerlo en riesgo

La temporada de vacaciones de verano ha llegado… es el momento de ir a la playa y, tal vez, permitirse un poco de diversión inofensiva. ¿Qué decir...


Jun 19, 2018, 10:00 ET "Black Henna" Tattoos May Put You at Risk

Summer vacation season is here… time to hit the beach and perhaps indulge in a little harmless fun. What about getting a black henna temporary...


Jun 19, 2018, 10:00 ET Kroger Helps Customers Prepare for Hurricane Season

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is helping customers prepare for hurricane season, running through November 30, with a readiness checklist. "Kroger's...


Jun 19, 2018, 09:33 ET Addiction Policy Forum Launches New Chapter, Statewide Resource to Address Opioid Crisis in Kentucky

The Addiction Policy Forum (APF), a leading nonprofit tackling the opioid crisis, today announced the launch of its Kentucky chapter, led by state...


Jun 19, 2018, 09:00 ET Chicco® TurnAfter2™ Study Reveals 26 Percent Year-Over-Year Increase In Parents' Awareness Of Rear-Facing Car Seat Guidelines

Today, Chicco® releases new research revealing that, compared to 2017, 26 percent more parents are aware of the 2-year rear-facing car seat safety...


Jun 19, 2018, 08:43 ET A Car Seat Belt Escape Kit: Entrepreneur Launches The Cut N Go, Industry's First Locked On, Self-Enclosed, Manually Guided, Childproof Seat Belt Cutting Device and Window Breaker

It is well documented that seat belts save many lives each year, but in some crash situations, the essential safety harness can turn a vehicle into...


Jun 19, 2018, 08:25 ET BluePoint Introduces the Institute of Proactive Responsibility for School Safety

BluePoint Alert Solutions (http://www.bluepointalert.com/), the leader in Rapid Emergency Response Systems, today announced the formation of the...