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2013-02-07 16:21:02

SEATTLE, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) welcomes the progress reported by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in the 787 investigation, including that the NTSB has identified the origin of the event as having been within the battery. The findings discussed today demonstrated a narrowing of the focus of the investigation to short circuiting observed in the battery, while providing the public with a better understanding of the nature of the investigation. The...

2013-02-04 12:20:41

Safety professionals will learn importance of employer corporate cell phone policies ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council is pleased to announce that National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah Hersman will speak at the Employer Cell Phone Policy Seminar on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. More than 150 employers from a variety of industries across California are expected to attend the free seminar...

2013-01-24 20:20:10

SEATTLE, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) welcomes the progress being made in the 787 investigation discussed today by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in Washington, D.C. The regulatory and investigative agencies in the U.S. and Japan have dedicated substantial resources to these investigations, and we appreciate their effort and leadership. Boeing continues to assist the NTSB and the other government agencies in the U.S. and Japan responsible for...

NTSB Wants Ignition Locks
2012-12-11 20:14:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The holiday season is one of merriment and festivities, but it is also a time when people may indulge too much and still get behind the wheel. Often times it is repeat offenders who end up in such situations. Fortunately, a high-tech solution could help keep those who shouldn´t be driving from doing so, and it is getting support from the top independent US government investigative agency. On Tuesday the National...

2012-12-11 12:21:38

-- Efforts by the board further validate MADD's Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving(®) -- WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) today praised the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) for approving recommendations calling for all convicted drunk drivers to receive an ignition interlock device on their vehicles, as well as the development of new in-vehicle technologies, which could one day prevent a drunk driver from operating...

2012-11-23 16:20:04

-- MADD Disappointed with Latest Recommendations -- WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) respects the National Transportation Safety Board's commitment to highway safety, we are extremely disappointed that today's update of the Board's impaired driving recommendations fails to take proven steps to prevent drunk driving, which causes almost a third of all highway deaths. For 12 years, the NTSB has focused on so-called...

2012-11-14 16:20:41

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations applauded the National Transportation Safety Board for releasing its latest Most Wanted List of transportation safety improvements - and expressed its shared interest in advancing several items on the list. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "The NTSB Most Wanted List identifies a number of areas where the Board and ATA have a shared interest in improving highway safety,"...

2012-09-05 02:25:02

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has revamped its plans for responding to natural gas pipeline emergencies, satisfying a recommendation of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). PG&E has now completed four of the safety actions recommended by the NTSB in response to the 2010 pipeline accident in San Bruno, according to a recent letter from the federal agency. On the eight remaining items, the NTSB considers PG&E's...

2012-08-22 02:20:31

GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Accident On 28 May 2012, at 1605 Eastern Daylight Time, near Warrenton, Virginia, a Beechcraft V35B Bonanza was in a shallow climb headed southbound when it collided with a Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee, which was in level flight headed in a southeasterly direction. As a result of the collision, the Bonanza broke up in flight and the pilot and flight instructor were fatally injured in the crash. The pilot, who was the sole occupant of the...

2012-08-13 02:25:34

HOUSTON, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The PSO Services Group, LLC, (PSO-SG) a Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) AHRQ listed National Patient Safety Organization (PSO), has launched a multi-disciplinary National Medical Safety Board (NMSB(SM)), designed along the lines of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). This private action is based on Recommendation number 7 of the IOM Report Health IT and Patient Safety: Building Safer Systems for Better Care released on...