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2013-08-29 20:20:24

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This week Karson Keith along with his brother and two friends set out on a typical fishing trip off the west coast of Florida near Cedar Key. While fishing 10 nautical miles off shore, they noticed their electronics had lost all power, and the boat's batteries had died. They put in a call to the Sea Tow Horseshoe Beach, FL location for help and while waiting for assistance to come they began to prepare the boat for a storm fast...

2013-08-29 04:20:08

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ACR Electronics, Inc., a leader in safety and signaling technologies, announced today they have been selected to provide ACR Personal Locator Beacons for the lifeboat crews of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). The RNLI has saved approximately 140,000 lives in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland waters since 1824. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130829/CL70944LOGO-a)(Photo:...

2013-08-27 08:34:24

Personnel Now Better Equipped To Handle An Emergency DALLAS, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- eTrak, the developer of the smallest reliable GPS on the market, announced they will be providing security safety devices to Carroll ISD in Southlake, Texas to help teachers and employees feel safer in their work environment and to provide a quicker response if an emergency situation should occur. "We're excited in Carroll ISD to be partnering with eTrak to improve communications and our...

2013-08-14 16:26:50

LITTLETON, Mass., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggregate Industries (AIUS), a member of the Holcim Group, and the International Rescue Dog Organization (IRO), based in Salzburg, Austria, are hosting an International Search and Rescue Testing at the Aggregate Industries K-9 Testing Facility in Littleton, MA, on August 16, 2013. Rescue dogs and their handlers will undergo rigorous testing, including a search for volunteer human "survivors" under piles of rubble. "We're pleased and...

2013-07-23 23:31:17

Sales from shopSDF.com products for humans & canines help America’s canine disaster search teams developed by the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (SDF). South Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 SearchDogsUSA Inc., official licensing arm of the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (SDF), proudly announces the launch of http://www.shopSDF.com, a collection of fun and purposeful products for people and canines where sales proceeds support America’s search teams such as the...

2013-07-15 23:04:14

Unique pendant transmitters combine wander alarm, fall alarm, location and push-for-help all in one wearable device. (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Systems Technologies manufactures wireless nurse call and emergency call systems with unique 900MHz spread spectrum pendant transmitters that combine wandering patient alarm, automatic fall alarm, resident location and push-for-help in a conveniently-sized, wearable device that clients find easy to wear and to use.     Systems...

2013-07-12 23:37:16

The Doe Run Company recently received the prestigious first-place field trophy and the competition’s best overall award at the fifth annual Southeastern Regional Mine Rescue Contest June 18–20 in Maysville, Ky. The competition included 11 of the top mine rescue teams in the United States. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 The Doe Run Company (Doe Run) recently received the prestigious first-place field trophy and the competition’s best overall award at the fifth annual...

2013-06-25 23:24:05

Passport insert contains help message and food allergy information in multiple languages. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Today SOS World Pass announced the launch of its latest safety product, a passport insert containing translated help messages and allergy alerts for each country a traveler plans to visit. “Alleviating language barriers during an emergency can mean the difference between life and death,” said Kyle Ewing, president and founder of SOS World Pass. “By having a...

2013-05-28 23:04:42

Now, more than ever, the importance of protecting patients shines on healthcare facilities. Detex Corporation helps healthcare facilities protect patients. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Detex Corporation, an industry leader in life safety and security door hardware for commercial properties, is filling an important market need by offering delayed egress hardware that stands up to the weather. Of the many applications for this weatherized product — ranging from outside gates to interior doors...

2013-05-20 23:04:53

Memorial Day culminates May´s celebration of Military Appreciation; in light of that, ACR Electronics, the beacon manufacturer, shares their survivor´s story. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 On April 6th, the four-man crew with Ocean Adventure Rowing and Education (O.A.R Northwest) attempting a Trans-Atlantic Expedition from Dakar to Miami was derailed after their row boat the “James Robert Hanssen” capsized about 400 miles north of Puerto Rico. Jordan Hanssen,...