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2014-06-16 08:29:24

Global awareness campaign highlights product safety around the world OTTAWA, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada is joining governments from around the world to highlight product safety and related issues during International Product Safety Week 2014, from June 16 to 20. This year's theme is button battery safety. Each year dozens of children in Canada visit emergency rooms after unintentionally ingesting button-type batteries. These small, coin shaped batteries that power many...

2014-06-15 16:20:06

WINNIPEG, June 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will deploy a team of investigators tomorrow morning to the site of an accident involving a Cessna 172 in Lampman, Saskatchewan. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that advances transportation safety by investigating occurrences in the marine, pipeline, rail and air modes of transportation. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault...

2014-06-13 23:04:10

Local independent agency, Farmington Insurance Agency, spreads awareness of National Safety Month in the local community. Farmington, MI (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Farmington Insurance Agency, based in Michigan, has been providing insurance solutions to individuals and families since 1868. This June is National Safety month, organized by the National Safety Council. In order to spread awareness for this month, as well as bring attention to and help prevent crucial safety concerns, Farmington...

2014-06-13 08:21:03

LONDON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agreement strengthens national event from health and safety industry Safety & Health Expo and the British Safety Council signed a new agreement today. The memorandum of understanding means the British Safety Council will support Safety & Health Expo 2015, bringing together all the industry-leading organisations at one national event. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) The British...

2014-06-12 16:28:25

Nebraska, Oklahoma State University, Arkansas University and Dozens of Other New Partner Institutions Highlight Strong Trend of Migrations to Rave FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced that more than 50 additional higher education institutions have chosen Rave as their safety partner in recent months. This continues the growing trend of institutions moving to Rave's technology to...

2014-06-12 16:21:39

QUÉBEC, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Port Colborne, Ontario, to assess the grounding of the MV Atlantic Erie. 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 to assign fault or...

2014-06-11 20:23:11

ORLAND PARK, Ill., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Early this morning, a fire tore through a home in an unincorporated area of southwest suburban Mokena, killing an elderly couple before they were able to escape their home. In addition, a Mokena police officer was treated for smoke inhalation after trying to rescue the occupants. Tom Lia, executive director of the nonprofit Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board, says the elderly victims fell in the high-risk category for fire...

2014-06-11 08:21:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACR Electronics, Inc. announces today that the all-new ELT 1000 (Emergency Locator Transmitter) has received its Cospas-Sarsat and FAA approvals and is now available for sale. The ARTEX ELT 1000 is competitively priced and designed with multiple installation configurations to reduce overall installation cost. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140610/116696 The state of the art electronics maximize frequency stability and power while...

2014-06-10 23:12:30

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) provides tips for homeowners considering a DIY or professional alarm system. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Today, many products and services that were traditionally handled by experts are available in a do-it-yourself (DIY) format, and home security systems are no exception. To help homeowners find a reliable security system that can help protect their homes and loved ones, the Electronic Security Association (ESA) examines the differences...

2014-06-10 23:11:57

Mobility solutions provider FieldConnect attends NFPA Conference in Las Vegas to connect with fire and alarm companies. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Executives from FieldConnect, Inc., a leading innovator of workforce mobility solutions, are attending the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, showcasing cutting edge solutions for fire protection & alarm companies. The NFPA Conference & Expo is widely regarded as the largest and most...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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