Safety Press Release
|05/21/2020 - 15:01||
Pandemic Planning Session Set for Safety Conference
PARK RIDGE, IL — As safety and health professionals take on the challenge of preparing their organizations for pandemic recovery and a possible second wave of the virus, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is working to educate the industry on best practices. ASSP’s Safety 2020: Virtual will feature a general session in which safety experts discuss the impacts of COVID-19 and recommend strategies to keep workers safe and healthy during this extraordinary time.
|05/21/2020 - 14:59||
Marine Accident Brief Issued for Sinking of Silver Lining
WASHINGTON (May 21, 2020) — The National Transportation Safety Board issued Marine Accident Brief 20/20 Thursday, for its investigation of the July 23, 2019, sinking of the recreational vessel Silver Lining.
|05/21/2020 - 14:35||
Contact Tracing Now Available on Identivs Hirsch Velocity Access Control Platform
Download Available to Hirsch Customers to Support Office Re-Openings with Improved Health and Safety Management Tools.
|05/21/2020 - 02:50||
Emergency Response Guidebook Useful to Manufacturers as Well as Trucking Companies
Neenah, WI - The Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) is often used by truckers to satisfy the requirement that hazardous materials shipments be accompanied by emergency response information (49 CFR 172.602). However, the ERG also contains valuable chemical information for those in manufacturing as well.
|J J Keller|
|05/20/2020 - 20:47||
FTC Gives Final Approval to Settlement with Smart Lock Maker
The Federal Trade Commission has given final approval to a settlement with a Canadian company related to allegations it falsely claimed that its Internet-connected smart locks were designed to be ?unbreakable?
|05/20/2020 - 04:04||
Imagination receives ISO 26262 statement of process conformance from HORIBA MIRA
London, England; 20 th May 2020 ? Imagination Technologies has achieved ISO 26262 process conformance following a successful audit of its Functional Safety Management System by HORIBA MIRA . HORIBA MIRA is a global provider of engineering, research, and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors. OEMs, Tier 1s and semiconductor vendors can integrate Imagination?s IP with the confidence and knowledge that it is ISO 26262 capable.
|05/18/2020 - 16:53||
CRDF Global Partners With NSDC to Host Ukraines First Large-Scale Hackathon For Critical Infrastructure Workers
April 27-29, 2020, the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine, in close cooperation with CRDF Global, hosted the country's first large-scale virtual hackathon to strengthen cyber defense systems among critical infrastructure (CI) and public institutions in Ukraine. The event connected approximately 50 IT specialists from key-note government agencies ?
|05/18/2020 - 15:25||
CAIR Joins Coalition Urging Police to Protect Rights While Safeguarding Public Health
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation?s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today joined The Leadership Conference Education Fund in urging law enforcement agencies nationwide to protect civil rights and the health and safety of communities and officers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
|Council on Amer...|
|05/18/2020 - 14:17||
Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Delivers Cloth Face Coverings to Maine Association of Broadcasters for Distribution to Essential Media Workers
AUGUSTA, MAINE - To further protect the health and safety of essential employees in Maine, including members of the media, the Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is providing 1900 cloth face coverings to the Maine Association of Broadcasters (MAB) for distribution to the state's broadcast media outlets.
|Maine State Gov...|
|05/18/2020 - 12:42||
NTSB Chairman Calls for Renewed Road Safety Effort as Nation Reopens
WASHINGTON (May 18, 2020) ? The National Transportation Safety Board is calling on Americans to practice highway safety with the same sense of responsibility they applied to reducing the spread of the coronavirus when they take to the nation?s roads as the country continues to reopen.
|05/15/2020 - 05:18||
HEROES Act Will Help Keep Communities Safe
WASHINGTON, DC ? With state and local governments straining under the weight of COVID-19, public safety budgets are under direct threat, which may result in fewer fire fighters, paramedics and EMTs to keep communities safe.
|05/15/2020 - 01:37||
STATEMENT: The Death of Breonna Taylor Is a Stark Reminder of the Need for Policing Reforms
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|05/14/2020 - 06:43||
CSB Releases New Guidance Document for Boards of Directors and Executives Focused on High Hazard Accident Prevention
Washington, D.C. - May 14, 2020 -The CSB has released a new guidance document entitled, “CSB Best Practice Guidance for Corporate Boards of Directors and Executives in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry for Major Accident Prevention.” The new seven-page document is focused on the importance of the role of boards of directors and executives in ensuring that there are effective safety management systems in place to properly manage risks, with the goal of preventing major accidents and protecting workers, the public, and the environment.
|05/13/2020 - 16:39||
Department of Public Safety earns distinctive accreditation
The University of Rochester Department of Public Safety (DPS) has received full accreditation from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA), the leading authority for campus public safety. DPS recently demonstrated to outside, impartial experts its compliance with national standards that denote current best practices in the profession. Fewer than 100 agencies have earned this distinctive recognition. This is the first term of IACLEA accreditation for DPS.
|05/13/2020 - 11:44||
DOD Awards $134 Million Contract, Providing Personal Protective Equipment For Medical Personnel At 15,000 Nursing Homes
Deliveries have started this week in New York, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia and will be completed across the United States, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Territory of Guam by the end of June at FEMA designated priority locations.
|05/13/2020 - 11:22||
Workplace Safety Class Claims Loom as Cos. Plan to Reopen
David W. Garland, Robert J. O'Hara David W. Garland and Robert J. O’Hara, Members of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s New York office, co-authored an article in Law360, titled “Workplace Safety Class Claims Loom as Cos. Plan to Reopen.” (Read the full version – subscription required.)
|Epstein Becker Green|
|05/13/2020 - 07:15||
UKCEH supports UKs emergency response to COVID-19
The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) has provided scientific expertise and donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to support the emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Centre for Ecol...|
|05/12/2020 - 21:14||
Safety and Health CEOs Discuss Role of Profession in Pandemic Recovery
PARK RIDGE, IL — The CEOs of the nation’s three leading safety organizations teamed up for an insightful discussion about how the occupational safety and health profession is evolving and expanding its presence as industries recover from COVID-19. The free webinar, “COVID-19: A Safety and Health CEO Perspective,” features Jennifer McNelly of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), Lorraine Martin of the National Safety Council (NSC) and Larry Sloan of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).
|05/12/2020 - 19:27||
Alberta unions urge Kenney government to delay re-opening the economy by one month
The leaders of unions affiliated with the Alberta Federation of Labour are urging the Kenney government to delay the staged re-opening of the Alberta economy by at least one month.
|05/12/2020 - 15:37||
Air Force Personnel Visit Battelles Washington D.C Mask Critical Care Decontamination System
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 12, 2020)—A team of United States Air Force Acquisition personnel got a close-up look at Battelle’s Critical Care Decontamination System™ (CCDS) in Washington D.C. May 5.
|05/12/2020 - 13:52||
WEDC adds protective equipment makers to Wisconsin Supplier Network website
Updates will enable connections between companies that need personal protective equipment, in Wisconsin and elsewhere, to those that are making it
|05/12/2020 - 12:25||
Peru: Law Protects Abusive Policing
This creates a real risk that police abuse will increase and can contribute to impunity for the most serious human rights violations.
|Human Rights Watch|
|05/12/2020 - 10:43||
Five Safety Experts Honored as ASSP Fellows
PARK RIDGE, IL — The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), the world’s oldest professional safety organization, is bestowing the honor of Fellow on five longtime members who have made significant contributions to the occupational safety and health profession. Ashok Garlapati, Zack Mansdorf, Terrie Norris, James Thornton and Jeffrey Vincoli are the 2020 recipients of the Society’s highest honor.
|05/12/2020 - 10:03||
Bilfinger Westcon Commits to Employee and Contractor Safety Excellence by Adopting ProcessMAPs Safety Platform
Bilfinger Westcon Commits to Employee and Contractor Safety Excellence by Adopting ProcessMAP’s Safety Platform.
|05/12/2020 - 08:24||
Rostelecom leads by the number of video-surveillance cameras for B2B clients, according to TelecomDaily
Moscow, Russia – May 12, 2020 – Rostelecom PJSC (MOEX - RTS: RTKM, RTKMP; OTCQX: ROSYY), Russia’s national telecommunications operator today announces that it has been ranked first by the number of video-surveillance cameras for B2B clients, according to TelecomDaily’s market report that covers video-surveillance and cloud video-surveillance segments from 2018 to 2022.