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2014-06-10 12:36:10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACR Electronics shares a first: within just six months a SurvivorClub replacement Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) saves a crew of three and their dog from the raging seas of the North Atlantic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116042 Just this past October, and without warning, Len and Lisa Rorke's sailboat rudder broke and drifted away leaving the sailboat without any means of steering, forcing Len...

2014-06-09 23:03:32

MadgeTech is proud to announce the certification of our latest in-house HACCP Manager. Tom Donahue, Food and Meat Industry Sales Specialist, is now a Certified HACCP Manager trained by the American Food Safety School. Warner, NH (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 MadgeTech Inc. is a global leader in data logger manufacturing and data logging solutions. The highly knowledgeable staff is equipped to customize solutions to fit applications of a broad range of industries. The food and meat industries rely...

2014-06-09 16:20:51

RICHMOND HILL, ON, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the site of a fatal accident involving an ultralight aircraft in Midland, Ontario. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board...

2014-06-07 23:02:25

It is important to read the label before adding sand to your child’s sandbox. Recent landmark legislation, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), requires lead testing for playsand and all toys marketed to children. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 It is important to read the label before adding sand to your child’s sandbox. Recent landmark legislation, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), requires lead testing for plays and and all toys...

2014-06-07 12:21:13

TORONTO, June 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Safe swimming and safe splashing mean your kids can have fun when they are in and around the water. This is the message being shared with Canadians during Parachute's Safe Kids Week, June 7 - 14, 2014. With more than 570 children having drowned in Canada in the past 10 years, this message takes on added urgency and is why Parachute is encouraging Canadians to become aware of the importance of water safety in order to prevent drowning and water-related injuries...

2014-06-07 12:20:18

RICHMOND, BC, June 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Port Hardy, British Columbia, following a fatal man-overboard on the prawn-fishing vessel Diane Louise in Queen Charlotte Sound. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation...

2014-06-06 23:05:34

June is National Safety Month and BROWZ LLC is thanking employers for their commitment to workplace health and safety. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 June is national safety month, a month dedicated to hazard prevention and safety. To commemorate the occasion and bring awareness, supply chain assessment and contractor management solutions expert, BROWZ is thanking employers for their commitment to workplace health and safety with a short video. While the focus of the month is...

2014-06-06 23:01:56

6Webs.com publicizes their picks of the best security system providers in the state of Delaware. 6Webs.com discusses what homeowners take into consideration when buying a burglar alarm system. Dover, DE (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 6Webs is the leader in home security systems reviews. Consumers that are in the market for a alarm system can compare the features and services of the country's leading security system companies online at 6Webs.com. 6Webs.com recently finished conducting their...

2014-06-05 16:26:20

Kidde Fire Safety's exhibit at AT&T U-Verse Fan Fair X offers activities for all ages NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the support of country music stars Kix Brooks and Craig Morgan, Kidde Fire Safety is empowering country music fans at this year's CMA Music Festival to be fire safe. From June 5-8, Kidde representatives and local firefighters invite visitors to participate in activities including recording and sharing a video tribute; engaging with Disney's Planes: Fire...

2014-06-05 12:21:16

WINNIPEG, June 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to the site of a crossing accident involving a CP freight train and a tractor trailer near Foam Lake, Saskatchewan. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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