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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Nov 21, 2019, 17:46 ET Home Safe Home for the Holidays: CPSC and Interior Designer Sabrina Soto Share Holiday Safety Tips this Season

As families prepare for the holidays, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and interior designer Sabrina Soto join together to share...


Nov 21, 2019, 14:50 ET A Busy Month For Gene By Gene, Dr. Barbara Rae-Venter, And Law Enforcement

Gene By Gene is playing a crucial role in helping law enforcement solve cold cases. According to Dr. Barbara Rae-Venter, Director of Gene By Gene's...


Nov 21, 2019, 14:17 ET Diageo Launches Holiday Social Media Campaign Encouraging Consumers To Never Drive Impaired

Diageo North America unveils its new #JOINTHEPACT social media campaign in an effort to prevent drunk driving during the holiday season and support...


Nov 21, 2019, 13:30 ET Verisk's Robert L. Andrews Named Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) Board Member of the Year

Today, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) presented Robert L. Andrews, vice president and chief field operations officer at Verisk, with the ...


Nov 21, 2019, 13:12 ET Alwaleed Philanthropies Joins the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Partners With New Commitment to Eradicate Polio

His Royal Highness Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal AlSaud, Chairman of Alwaleed Philanthropies, joined Bill Gates and leading figures from the...


Nov 21, 2019, 11:00 ET HERO Campaign and Uber Offer Jersey Shore's First Holiday Safe Ride Program

The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers and Uber are teaming up to put a stop to drunk driving at the Jersey Shore this holiday...


Nov 21, 2019, 11:00 ET $3.6 Million Helmsley Charitable Trust Grant to Fund Life-Saving New Technology for South Dakota First Responders

In an ongoing effort to improve the cardiac system of care in the Upper Midwest, The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust today announced...


Nov 21, 2019, 10:00 ET "Hogar, seguro hogar" durante la temporada de fiestas: la CPSC y la diseñadora de interiores Sabrina Soto comparten consejos de seguridad

Mientras las familias se preparan para las fiestas, la Comisión de Seguridad de Productos del Consumidor de Estados Unidos (U.S. Consumer Product...


Nov 21, 2019, 10:00 ET Home Safe Home for the Holidays: CPSC and Interior Designer Sabrina Soto Share Holiday Safety Tips this Season

https://cpsc.gov/ As families prepare for the holidays, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and interior designer Sabrina Soto join...


Nov 21, 2019, 09:00 ET Eyesight Technologies' DriverSense Now Detects Phone Usage and Smoking While Driving

Eyesight Technologies, an AI computer vision solutions leader, today announced new features for the company's DriverSense and FleetSense solutions to ...


Nov 21, 2019, 09:00 ET DNA Labs International Employs a Team Approach to Solving Crime With Genealogy

DNA Labs International is serious about helping law enforcement solve their most violent crimes through the use of forensic genealogy in combination...


Nov 21, 2019, 09:00 ET Manatee County Selects Industry Leader Hexagon to Deploy Public Safety Systems in the Cloud

Manatee County, Florida, has selected Hexagon's Safety & Infrastructure division to migrate its public safety systems to the cloud with HxGN OnCall,...


Nov 21, 2019, 08:01 ET Arakoda™ (Tafenoquine) Tablets, First Prescription Drug Approved for Malaria Prevention by US FDA in Over 18 Years, Now Available in US

60 Degrees Pharmaceuticals (60P) has initiated distribution of Arakoda™ (tafenoquine) into the US healthcare marketplace. This significant milestone...


Nov 21, 2019, 07:55 ET Pennsylvania's Largest Physician Organization Endorses Pilot Program of Safe Injection Sites to Combat Opioid Crisis

In a continued effort to help Pennsylvanians suffering from addiction, the state's largest physician organization agreed to endorse the opening of...


Nov 21, 2019, 04:00 ET Positive Statistics: There Are No Occupational Diseases at the Uralasbest Plant

The official study by the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor) based on the...


Nov 20, 2019, 20:27 ET Los CDC tienen ocho recomendaciones de salud para disfrutar de las fiestas con seguridad y bienestar

Las fiestas son una gran oportunidad de disfrutar la compañía de la familia y las amistades, de celebrar la vida, de agradecer y reflexionar sobre lo ...


Nov 20, 2019, 18:41 ET Índice Mundial de Terrorismo 2019

Las muertes por terrorismo se han reducido un 15,2 por ciento en 2018, a 15.952 globalmente. Este es el cuarto año consecutivo de mejora. El Talibán...


Nov 20, 2019, 16:24 ET Eight CDC Health Tips for a Safe and Healthy Holiday

The holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy time with family and friends, to celebrate life, to be grateful, and to reflect on what's important....


Nov 20, 2019, 14:51 ET Study Shows Phone Scammers Weaponize Your Stolen Data This Holiday Season

First Orion, a leading provider of communication transparency solutions, today announced the results of a consumer survey* that shows scammers are...


Nov 20, 2019, 09:00 ET Superpedestrian Closes $20 Million to Deploy Intelligent Shared Scooters with Autonomous Maintenance and Active Safety Systems

Superpedestrian, the transportation robotics company spun out of MIT, announced $20 million in financing to support the rollout of its ultra-safe...


Nov 20, 2019, 08:07 ET National Safety Council Estimates 417 People May be Killed on U.S. Roads this Thanksgiving Holiday

The National Safety Council estimates 417 people may be killed and another 47,500 may be seriously injured in car crashes during the upcoming...


Nov 20, 2019, 07:25 ET Police Expert Network on Missing Persons (Polizeiliches Expertennetzwerk für vermisste Personen) offiziell vom Rat der Europäischen Union anerkannt

Das Police Expert Network on Missing Persons (im Folgenden „PEN-MP") wurde von einem Gremium des Rates der Europäischen Union bei der Sitzung der Law ...


Nov 20, 2019, 07:24 ET La Police Expert Network on Missing Persons es reconocida oficialmente por el Council of the European Union

La Police Expert Network on Missing Persons (de aquí en adelante, PEN-MP) fue reconocida oficialmente por un organismo del Council of the European...


Nov 20, 2019, 07:22 ET Le Police Expert Network on Missing Persons est officiellement reconnu par le Conseil de l'Union européenne

Le Police Expert Network on Missing Persons (ci-après le PEN-MP) a été officiellement reconnu par une instance du Conseil de l'Union européenne, avec ...


Nov 20, 2019, 07:18 ET Police Expert Network on Missing Persons Officially Recognised by Council of the European Union

The Police Expert Network on Missing Persons (hereinafter PEN-MP) was officially recognised by a body of the Council of the European Union, with the...