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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15:24 ET Simple Seasonal Safety Tips

(Family Features) It may be the most wonderful time of year, but it can also be one of the most dangerous. Along with the cooking and decorations...


14:51 ET Plycem Recalls Allura Decking Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/plycem-recalls-allura-decking-due-to-fall-and-injury-hazards Recall Summary Name of Product: Allura decking...


12:22 ET Omega Pacific Recalls Carabiners Due to Risk of Injury or Death

https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/omega-pacific-recalls-carabiners-due-to-risk-of-injury-or-death Recall Summary Name of Product: Carabiners Hazard:...


11:30 ET Seven Tips to Protect Your Financial Information During This Holiday Shopping Season

The PA Department of Banking and Securities and PA State Police advise holiday shoppers – whether online or at brick-and-mortar stores – to be...


09:51 ET Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on steps to promote development of generic versions of opioids formulated to deter abuse

As we continue to confront the staggering human and economic toll created by opioid abuse and addiction, we're focused on taking actions that...


08:37 ET Die Cloud Security Alliance veröffentlicht einen neuen Verhaltenskodex für die Einhaltung der DSGVO

Wichtige Aktualisierungen bieten praktische Anleitungen und tragen den neuen europäischen Verpflichtungen im Bereich des persönlichen Schutzes...


08:22 ET Honduran President Touts Country's Plummeting Homicide Rate

Today, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández applauded a third-party analysis of Honduras's declining homicide rate. The country will likely...


08:05 ET Honduras Attorney General's Office Arrests Two More in Connection with Activist's Murder

Yesterday, the Honduran Attorney General's office announced that the Special Unit for the Prosecution of Justice Sector Officials and the Technical...


06:58 ET IKEA Reannounces Recall of MALM and Other Models of Chests and Dressers Due to Serious Tip-over Hazard; 8th Child Fatality Reported; Consumers Urged to Choose Between Refund or Repair

Recall Summary Name of Product: Children's and adult chests and dressers Hazard: The recalled chests and dressers are unstable if they are not...


06:12 ET Proyecto de ley impositiva del Senado entrega $642 millones de regalo a Boston Beer y amigos

SAN FRANCISCO, 21 de noviembre de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Alcohol Justice alerta sobre el texto en S. 236 / H.R. 747, la Ley de...


06:00 ET Cloud Security Alliance Issues New Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world's leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a...


05:40 ET Cyber Monday-Alarm: Laut einer kürzlichen Umfage fühlt sich nur die Hälfte aller deutschen Verbraucher auf Onlineshopping-Webseiten sicher

Die Angst vor Online-Betrug bringt mehr als einen von fünf Deutschen um seinen Schlaf Dies unterstreicht den Bedarf an automatisiertem...


03:00 ET Axon lance Signal Sidearm sur les marchés internationaux à Milipol

Le premier capteur sans fil pour étui à s'intégrer aux caméras corporelles Axon sera disponible à l'international au début de l'année 2018...


03:00 ET Axon führt sein Produkt Signal Sidearm auf der Milipol für internationale Märkte ein

Schneller, drahtloser Holstersensor zur Integration mit Körperkameras von Axon zu Beginn des Jahres 2018 für internationale Kunden verfügbar...


Nov 20, 2017, 19:43 ET Senate Tax Bill Delivers $642 Million Turkey For Boston Beer And Friends

Alcohol Justice is raising a red flag over language from S. 236 / H.R. 747—the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2017— inserted...


Nov 20, 2017, 18:19 ET Union Mourns Lost and Injured Officers Attacked in Texas

On Sunday, two Border Patrol officers were attacked on duty near Big Bend Sector of Texas. Officer Rogelio Martinez, 36, of El Paso lost his life...


Nov 20, 2017, 16:00 ET ATA Serves up Safe Driving Tips for Thanksgiving Travel

Today, American Trucking Associations and ATA's Share the Road highway safety program provide tips for safe driving ahead of Thanksgiving...


Nov 20, 2017, 15:32 ET Cal/OSHA Cites Six Employers over $240,000 for Exposing Workers to Valley Fever

BAKERSFIELD, California, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/-- Cal/OSHA has cited six employers $241,950 for workplace safety and health...


Nov 20, 2017, 15:20 ET Cal/OSHA Cites Six Employers over $240,000 for Exposing Workers to Valley Fever

Cal/OSHA has cited six employers $241,950 for workplace safety and health violations after reports that workers contracted Valley Fever on a solar...


Nov 20, 2017, 12:23 ET First Large-Scale Program Of Its Kind In Nassau County: NYU Winthrop Rolls Out "Stop the Bleed" To Prepare Communities To Respond To Mass Casualties & Terrorism

NYU Winthrop Hospital announced that its Stop the Bleed program, which educates first responders in techniques to stop life-threatening bleeding,...


Nov 20, 2017, 11:57 ET Honduras Reports Double-Digit Decline in Homicide Rate

Last week, President Juan Orlando Hernández announced that Honduras's homicide rate declined 21.2 percent in the first six months of 2017,...


Nov 20, 2017, 09:48 ET Drive Safer Sunday Observance Set For November 26

The Sunday after Thanksgiving is traditionally the busiest travel day of the year and one that sees a dramatic rise in the amount of accidents on...


Nov 20, 2017, 07:17 ET Tips for Preparing Your Home for the Holidays

Gold Medal Service, a BBB A+ rated heating, cooling, plumbing and electrical service company that services more than 125,000 homeowners throughout...


Nov 17, 2017, 15:25 ET UAE Embassy in Washington, DC Announces $2 Million Donation to the New York City Police Foundation

Continuing nearly a decade of close cooperation, UAE Ambassador to the United States Yousef Al Otaiba met with New York City Police Department...