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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Sep 18, 2019, 14:54 ET Recognizing Greatness in Air Traffic Management: ATCA Announces 2019 Award Recipients

The Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) is pleased to announce its 2019 award winners. The goal of ATCA's awards program is to give special...


Sep 18, 2019, 13:50 ET National Safety Council Releases New Employer Opioid Toolkit, Calls on Employers to Take Major Action to Address Opioid Overdose

Today the National Safety Council (NSC) made specific asks of the American business community and unveiled a new toolkit that employers can use to...


Sep 18, 2019, 13:43 ET National PTA President Testifies Before House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force in Support of Universal Background Checks

National PTA President Leslie Boggs testified today on behalf of children and families before the U.S. House of Representatives Gun Violence...


Sep 18, 2019, 13:36 ET AT&T Workforce Manager Earns FirstNet Certified™ Designation

Following a rigorous review process, AT&T Workforce Manager is now FirstNet Certified™ and accessible via the FirstNet App Catalog. FirstNet –...


Sep 18, 2019, 13:33 ET Two brothers fight against counterfeit products in the Cannabis and Hemp industries with their startup, CannVerify, an anti-counterfeit solution

CannVerify LLC, the leader in brand protection and customer connection for the Cannabis and Hemp industries, announced that their proprietary...


Sep 18, 2019, 08:00 ET Sandy Hook Promise Premieres Latest PSA "Back-to-School Essentials"

Following one of the deadliest years on record for school violence in 2018, Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) is debuting its latest PSA, "Back-to-School...


Sep 18, 2019, 07:37 ET ADEPT Driver to Share Crash Reduction Science with Insurance Innovators at InsureTech Connect

ADEPT Driver®, a company that develops crash avoidance training programs for drivers of all ages, will showcase their science-based programs at...


Sep 18, 2019, 06:00 ET La Cámara de Comercio de las Minorías de Los Estados Unidos, anuncia la Cumbre de Las Américas contra el Crimen Transnacional a fin de proteger y fortalecer relaciones con la región.

El próximo 23 y 24 de septiembre, la Cámara de Comercio de las Minorías de EE. UU., lanza su nueva Cumbre de Seguridad Publica enfocando a Las...


Sep 18, 2019, 06:00 ET The U.S. Minority Chamber Of Commerce Announces Its Premier Bi-Annual Security Conference; Our Mission Is To Protect The Americas Against Transnational Crime

On September 23rd-24th the U.S. Minority Chamber of Commerce (U.S. MCC) will launch its new Transnational The Americas Security Summit Miami 2019,...


Sep 18, 2019, 03:00 ET Les prix des bonnes pratiques «Lieux de travail sains» mettent en avant des exemples de gestion des substances dangereuses sur le lieu de travail.

L'Agence européenne pour la sécurité et la santé au travail (EU-OSHA) présente les exemples primés et salués d'organisations qui adoptent une...


Sep 18, 2019, 03:00 ET Wettbewerb für gute praktische Lösungen der Kampagne „Gesunde Arbeitsplätze" würdigt Beispiele für die Handhabung gefährlicher Substanzen am Arbeitsplatz

Die Europäische Agentur für Sicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz am Arbeitsplatz (EU-OSHA) gibt die im Rahmen ihres 14. Wettbewerbs für gute praktische...


Sep 18, 2019, 03:00 ET Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards Highlight Examples of Managing Dangerous Substances in the Workplace

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) announces awarded and commended examples of organisations that take an innovative...


Sep 17, 2019, 10:59 ET Hear from government enforcement leaders at HCCA's 5th Annual Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Conference

Is your organization responsive to the ever-increasing emphasis on healthcare compliance issues by enforcement authorities? At the Health Care...


Sep 17, 2019, 10:48 ET Injured by High Powered Neodymium Magnet Balls from Amazon? -- Levin Jacobson Japha, P.C.

Have you or your child been injured by neodymium magnets purchased through Amazon.com or other online sellers? Were the magnets over 2.5mm in...


Sep 17, 2019, 10:07 ET Banfield Foundation® and Russell Wilson Team Up On Domestic Violence Public Service Announcement

Today, the Banfield Foundation® launched its Safer Together™ public service announcement (PSA) featuring professional football champion and pet...


Sep 17, 2019, 10:00 ET 'Case Cleared' wins Online Journalism Award for innovation in investigative journalism

"Case Cleared," a joint investigation from Newsy, Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting and ProPublica, is the recipient of the Al...


Sep 17, 2019, 08:00 ET UL and Underwriters Laboratories Announce Leadership Succession

UL and parent company Underwriters Laboratories today announced that, after 15 years of service, Keith Williams has decided to retire as president...


Sep 17, 2019, 07:30 ET Axon Launches Virtual Reality Suicide Empathy Training For Law Enforcement

Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN), the global leader in connected public safety technologies, today announced Axon's new empathy development training for suicide...


Sep 16, 2019, 12:19 ET Can Sex Trafficking Be Prevented?

The high-profile case of Jeffrey Epstein has highlighted the reality that minors are being commercially sexually exploited, and that sexual...


Sep 16, 2019, 09:30 ET Facebook and Google Offer Haven for Sale of Illegal Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs, Investigation Finds

Americans who rely on illegal and potentially dangerous appearance and performance enhancing drugs to improve their physical appearance or step up...


Sep 16, 2019, 08:13 ET Longtime Nonprofit Executive Caryl M. Stern to Lead Walton Family Foundation

Today, Walton Family Foundation Board Chair Carrie Walton Penner announced the selection of Caryl M. Stern as the foundation's new executive director....


Sep 13, 2019, 14:37 ET The Securus Foundation Launches New Exodus Planner Resource

This week, The Securus Foundation officially launched a new resource application called the Exodus Planner to help reduce recidivism and support a...


Sep 13, 2019, 11:17 ET Doctors and Med Students Announce Nationwide Stand on September 16 to End America's Firearms Epidemic

On Monday, September 16 at Stanford Medical Center and leading centers of medicine across the U.S., doctors, nurses, medical students, EMTs, and...


Sep 13, 2019, 09:53 ET Statement from FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Director Janet Woodcock, M.D., alerting patients and health care professionals of NDMA found in samples of ranitidine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has learned that some ranitidine medicines, including some products commonly known as the brand-name drug...


Sep 13, 2019, 09:09 ET Mystic Force Foundation's Childhood Cancer Gold Ribbon Event

September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the Forces are showing up Gold EVERYWHERE! Join Mystic Force for the 2nd Annual Childhood...