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 17, 2019, 08:19 ET Anheuser-Busch Recognized for Contribution to the Service to the Armed Forces Giving Program

Today the American Red Cross is recognizing Anheuser-Busch Foundation for its generous commitment of $500,000 to the Red Cross Service to the Armed...


May 16, 2019, 22:30 ET National Safety Council Announces Winners of its Prestigious Green Cross for Safety Awards

The National Safety Council presented its prestigious Green Cross for Safety Awards to organizations that have helped save lives and prevent injuries....


May 16, 2019, 16:33 ET Huntington Hospital Receives an 'A' for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Huntington Hospital was awarded an A from The Leapfrog Group's spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Huntington...


May 16, 2019, 16:12 ET Farmers Insurance Allegedly Overcharged Its Most Loyal Customers in Violation of Proposition 103, Asks Court to Stop Agency Investigation, Says Consumer Watchdog

Farmers Insurance systematically overcharged its most loyal, longtime California customers from 2008 to 2018, according to evidence uncovered as part ...


May 16, 2019, 14:00 ET Seattle Fire Foundation Launches To Help The Brave Firefighters Who Help Us; Priority One Is Providing Protective Ballistic Gear

The Seattle Fire Foundation today launched an effort to raise money to help equip Seattle firefighters with the tools they need to support the...


May 16, 2019, 11:07 ET CVTA Launches New Entry-Level Driver Training Compliance Guide for Members

The Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA) is releasing a three-part guidance publication, "Entry-Level Driver Training: Compliance Guide" to ...


May 16, 2019, 10:00 ET The American Heart Association, Laerdal Medical and the Resuscitation Academy Foundation introduce programs for pre-hospital and public safety responders to help increase out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival

A suite of resuscitation quality improvement programs for pre-hospital and public safety responders is now available from RQI Partners LLC, the joint ...


May 16, 2019, 08:38 ET Geospiza Secures $1Million in Seed Funding to Expand Data Mapping and Modeling for Emergency Managers and First Responders to Save Lives

Geospiza (https://www.geospiza.us), a startup that enables emergency managers, first responders, and program managers to quickly make data-driven...


May 16, 2019, 08:12 ET Red Cross Offers 15 Summer Safety Tips for Swimming, Grilling and Attending Crowded Events

Memorial Day weekend – the unofficial start of summer – will be here soon, signaling the time for outdoor summer fun. The American Red Cross wants...


May 16, 2019, 06:00 ET Sheldon Maschler, Boca Raton, FL, Donates $105k to Purchase Magen David Adom Ambulance for Israel

Sheldon Maschler of Boca Raton, Florida, has pledged to donate $105,000 to Magen David Adom (MDA), for the purchase of a new ambulance for the...


May 16, 2019, 05:30 ET EU and South Korea Award €8.3 Million to ResponDrone Project to Apply Drone Fleets to Control Natural Disasters

MADRID, May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – The European Union (EU) and the South Korean government have awarded €8.3 million to the international...


May 15, 2019, 23:49 ET New Report Finds Risk of Death Nearly Doubles for Patients Using Hospitals Graded As "D" or "F"

Today, The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit representing the nation's largest and most influential employers and purchasers of health care,...


May 15, 2019, 13:20 ET NIAAA Recommends That Parents Talk With Their High School Grads About Celebrating Safely

Graduation Graduation is a time to celebrate. But before your high school seniors begin their parties, take the time to talk with them about keeping...


May 15, 2019, 11:04 ET IBHS Chief's Testimony Invited By U.S. House Of Representatives' Committee On Ways and Means

In invited testimony today before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, Roy E. Wright, CEO and President of the Insurance...


May 15, 2019, 10:00 ET Sphera Launches Cutting-Edge Digital Twin Software for Operational Risks

Sphera, the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety,...


May 15, 2019, 08:41 ET Terra Ingredients' Chemical-Free Microbial Reduction Process (MRP) Reduces Recall Risk for Natural Food Brands

Terra Ingredients by AgMotion™, a leading supplier of organic ingredients for consumer packaged goods (CPG) and feed markets, today announced that...


May 15, 2019, 08:31 ET Mesothelioma Compensation Center Now Urges a Power Plant Electrician/Plumber with Mesothelioma or Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer to Call for Direct Access to Attorney Erik Karst and His Colleagues at Karst von Oiste for Top Compensation Results

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging an electrician, plumber, pipefitter, machinist or insulator who was exposed to asbestos at a power...


May 15, 2019, 07:08 ET Samaritan's Purse Plans To Help More Than 310 Hurricane Victims Return Home

As the 2019 hurricane season approaches, Samaritan's Purse continues to help families recover from last year's storms. The international Christian...


May 14, 2019, 15:12 ET Public Safety, Labor, Business, Environmental, Social Justice and Energy Companies Announce New Coalition to Urge Meaningful Legislative Action to Address Increased Frequency and Severity of Wildfires in California

With dry summer months and another critical fire season fast approaching, a new coalition (Action for Wildfire Resiliency) has formed to provide a...


May 14, 2019, 11:00 ET Kansas High School Wins National "Seat Belts Save" Challenge

Students at Maize High School in Maize, KS created a comprehensive campaign that built heightened awareness and action about the importance of...


May 14, 2019, 10:04 ET One in Six Children with Concussion Experiences a Second Concussion Within Two Years

A new study from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) and the Centers for Disease Control...


May 14, 2019, 08:37 ET Illinois Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers A Nuclear Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma in Illinois Instant Access to Attorney Erik Karst and His Remarkable Team at Karst von Oiste-The Best Compensation Results Require Skilled Lawyers

The Illinois Mesothelioma Victims Center is offering to assist a US Navy Veteran with mesothelioma anywhere in Illinois who was exposed to asbestos...


May 14, 2019, 08:00 ET Swimways Encourages Families To Make Water Safety a Priority As Its International Learn to Swim Day™ Program Approaches

With the launch of its International Learn to Swim Day™ program approaching on Saturday, May 18, Swimways Corp., a subsidiary of Spin Master (TSX:...


May 14, 2019, 07:58 ET Coffee With Cops Promises Candid Conversations With DPD

As part of its commitment to local communities, McDonald's of Greater North Texas and the Dallas Police Department will partner to host its annual...


May 14, 2019, 00:01 ET Safe Kids Worldwide Convenes First-Ever "Children in Autonomous Vehicles" Consortium

In response to the rapid, transformational changes occurring within the automotive industry, Safe Kids Worldwide has convened a Consortium of...