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2012-10-21 04:04:26

FoxFury Lighting Solutions will be exhibiting at the 100th National Safety Council (NSC) Congress and Expo in Orlando, FL. FoxFury will present its portable LED scene lights and spotlights along with its standard and intrinsically safe LED headlamps in booth #664 to the EHS and safety professionals in attendance. NSC will celebrate their Celebration of the Century from October 22-24 at the Orange County Convention Center. Vista, CA (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 FoxFury Lighting Solutions will be...

2012-10-18 11:21:24

ELK GROVE, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council today awarded the Teen Driving Safety Leadership Award to ADEPT Driver for its teenSMART crash reduction program. The teenSMART program is the most evaluated and validated teen driver crash reduction program available today. It is internationally recognized for measurably improving teen driver skills and reducing teen driver crashes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120823/SF62269LOGO) (Logo:...

2012-10-18 11:21:11

ADEPT Driver and Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety recognized ITASCA, Ill., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council today announced Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety and ADEPT Driver as the winners of its 4th annual Teen Driving Safety Leadership Awards, supported by the General Motors Foundation. This announcement comes in conjunction with National Teen Driver Safety Week, which takes place Oct. 14-20. (Logo:...

2012-10-13 04:01:33

In June 2011, Hunter suffered a lacerated liver and colon, broke 10 toes and fractured her lower spine in an accident that required a 30-day hospital day, according to CNN*. While in the hospital, doctors prescribed a routine round of antibiotic treatment, which allowed a strain of aggressive bacteria to grow in her colon and threaten her life. Her doctors, CNN* stated, employed a seldom-used treatment harvesting fecal matter from her mother and inserting it directly into her colon. The...

2012-10-12 11:20:27

CHICAGO, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois teen drivers, ages 16 - 20, were at the wheel during 58,392 accidents in 2010, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. In an effort to reduce the number of teen related crashes and to educate teens and parents about the dangers of distracted driving, Toyota is hosting its free advanced driving skills program, Toyota Driving Expectations, for newly licensed or permitted teens and their parents at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill.,...

2012-09-26 02:23:19

ROSWELL, Ga., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ivan Maldonado, Environmental Health and Safety Leader in the Kimberly-Clark Global Health Care Business, has been recognized by the National Safety Council (NSC) as one of the 2012 '40 Under 40' Rising Stars of Safety. The award recognizes up-and-coming safety professionals younger than 40, who have a track record of demonstrating leadership, innovation and involvement in their organization's safety culture, while promoting continuous safety...

2012-09-13 02:21:05

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At a Safety Research Forum here yesterday, Toyota announced that it has teamed up with the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) to conduct a major new study of 5,600 teens and adults. Results of the Teen Driver Distraction Study commissioned by the Toyota Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) in July 2012 will be released incrementally as data is analyzed. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/LA73684)...

2012-09-13 02:20:58

TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Building upon the eight-year success of its behind-the-wheel safety workshops, Toyota announces the expansion of its national advanced teen driving skills program, Toyota Driving Expectations, through partnerships with high schools and local dealerships as well as continuing its popular online safety program. Toyota established the free safe teen driving program in 2004 to supplement standard driving education courses with real-time...

2012-09-04 06:22:42

EVANSVILLE, Ind., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gribbins Insulation representatives will be featured speakers at EHS Today's America's Safest Companies Conference on September 11 and 12, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Honored by EHS Today in 2011 as one of America's Safest Companies, Gribbins Insulation was chosen to present at the conference along with other past winners, including Fluor Corporation, Caterpillar and Dow Corning. During their presentation on Wednesday, September 12,...

2012-09-03 23:03:19

Salon Khouri, an award winning Fairfax hair salon, has partnered with The Art of Driving for the month of September to help bring awareness to teen driving safety. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) September 03, 2012 Salon Khouri, an award winning Fairfax hair salon, has partnered with The Art of Driving to help bring awareness to teen driving safety. The ART of Driving is an educational awareness program for teen drivers and their parents. The program was founded by Salon Khouri client, Robin Thompson,...