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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May 15, 2018, 09:11 ET MSA Board Elects Nishan J. Vartanian CEO of MSA Safety; William M. Lambert Elected Non-Executive Chairman

The Board of Directors of global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety (NYSE: MSA) today elected Nishan J. Vartanian to the position of...


May 15, 2018, 09:00 ET UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on DULEX Lithium-ion Rechargeable Batteries (Release 18PN12)

The following is a notification from UL that the DULEX Lithium-ion Rechargeable Batteries, identified below, bear a counterfeit UL Mark. These...


May 15, 2018, 09:00 ET UL Warns of Potential Hazard With LED Lamp and Magnetic Ballast Combinations (Release 18PN-17)

UL, a global safety science organization, is warning building owners, installers and consumers that installing double-ended direct replacement LED...


May 15, 2018, 09:00 ET Seek Thermal Launches Tactical Series Line with the Introduction of New Handheld Device for Law Enforcement

Seek Thermal today announced the introduction of the Reveal ShieldPRO, a handheld thermal camera designed for law enforcement. It is the first in...


May 15, 2018, 09:00 ET UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Direct Replacement LED Tube Lamps (Release 18PN-01)

The following is a notification from UL that the Archipelago Lighting and LifeBulb direct replacement LED tube lamps, identified below, are...


May 15, 2018, 08:35 ET Norwalk Police Upgrade 911 Call Handling With Total Response

911 callers now benefit from streamlined public safety call handling thanks to the Norwalk Police Department's (Norwalk, CT) new Total Response...


May 15, 2018, 06:05 ET Clery Center launches Kristin's Krusade®: A dating violence prevention initiative in memory of Kristin Mitchell

Clery Center announced it was awarded a grant from the Kristin Mitchell Foundation (KMF) to launch a new initiative called Kristin's Krusade®. This...


May 15, 2018, 06:00 ET Kia Leads All Brands With Eight Vehicles With Either A 2018 TSP Or TSP+ Rating

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded its best rating possible, Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+), to the refreshed 2019 Kia...


May 15, 2018, 03:00 ET Northern Virginia-Based Private Security Services Company Focuses on Experience, Integrity and Professionalism

In a world of increasing threats, executives must ask, is my company safe, are my workers safe, am I safe? Deciding which company can best manage...


May 14, 2018, 16:48 ET Axon Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN), the global leader in connected law enforcement technologies, today announced that it has commenced a proposed public offering...


May 14, 2018, 16:07 ET ANSI Celebrates 100 Years Leading the Collaborative U.S. Standardization System

During its centennial gala celebration on May 8 at Union Station in Washington, DC, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) unveiled its...


May 14, 2018, 15:26 ET Apotex Corp. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Piperacillin and Tazobactam for Injection, USP 3.375 gram/vial and 4.5 gram/vial Strengths due to Elevated Levels of Impurities that may Result in Decreased Potency.

WESTON, FL, May 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Apotex Corp. is voluntarily recalling 36 lots of Piperacillin and Tazobactam for Injection, USP 3.375...


May 14, 2018, 15:15 ET Harbor Freight Tools retira del mercado motosierras debido a riesgo de lesión grave

Para fotos de este producto: www.SeguridadConsumidor.gov Resumen del retiro del mercado Nombre del producto: Motosierras eléctricas...


May 14, 2018, 15:13 ET Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Chainsaws Due to Serious Injury Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Harbor-Freight-Tools-Recalls-Chainsaws-Due-to-Serious--Injury-Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product: Portland,...


May 14, 2018, 10:00 ET C Spire offers Wireless Emergency Alerts on its mobile network

With the start of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season just around the corner, C Spire is reminding consumers that they can receive free,...


May 14, 2018, 09:31 ET Fairbanks Uses Superion Software To Cut Emergency Response Time

Superion, an industry leader in public sector software solutions, announced that the Fairbanks Emergency Communications Center has experienced a...


May 14, 2018, 08:30 ET PSP, PennDOT Focus on Summer Driving Safety With 'Click It or Ticket' Mobilization

With Memorial Day weekend and the summer travel season approaching, the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), the Pennsylvania Department of...


May 11, 2018, 09:51 ET American Signal Corporation Updates 57 Milwaukee County Sirens with Encryption Communication Cards

Following concerns of emergency siren system exploitation—illustrated by a weather siren hack in Dallas, TX in 2017—American Signal Corporation...


May 11, 2018, 08:30 ET National Neighborhood Watch Partners with Super Grip Lock

In today's world, bump keys, lock picks and pick guns sold online are used by criminals and unlock deadbolts and passage locks nearly as fast as a...


May 10, 2018, 15:31 ET illy Recalls 8.8-Ounce Whole Bean Coffee Cans Due to Injury Hazard

https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/illy-Recalls-88Ounce-Whole-Bean-Coffee-Cans-Due-to-Injury-Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product: illy 8.8-ounce...


May 10, 2018, 14:15 ET Toledo Edison's 2018 Tree Trimming Program Underway

Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is conducting tree trimming and other vegetation management work in communities across...


May 10, 2018, 14:15 ET Tree Trimming Program Underway in The Illuminating Company Service Area for 2018

The Illuminating Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is conducting tree trimming work in communities across its northeast Ohio...


May 10, 2018, 14:15 ET Penn Power's 2018 Tree Trimming Program Underway

Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its western Pennsylvania...


May 10, 2018, 14:03 ET Munchkin Recalls Waterpede Bath Toys Due to Choking Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Munchkin-Recalls-Waterpede-Bath-Toys-Due-to-Choking-Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product: Waterpede™...


May 10, 2018, 13:14 ET ALDI Recalls Deep Fryers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/ALDI-Recalls-Deep-Fryers-Due-to-Fire-and-Burn-Hazards Recall Summary Name of Product: Ambiano mini deep...