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2014-06-17 08:30:47

Becomes Active Member of the National Coalition for Alarm Management Safety WALTHAM, Massachusetts, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlySense [http://www.earlysense.com ](R), the market leader in contact free monitoring solutions announced today its active involvement in the National Coalition for Alarm Management Safety, an effort launched by the AAMI Foundation's Healthcare Technology Safety Institute (HTSI). A valid concern associated with medical technology is alarm...

2014-06-16 16:20:19

RICHMOND HILL, ON, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the Rockcliffe Airport in Ottawa, Ontario, where an Erco Ercoupe was involved in an accident. 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...

2014-06-16 12:29:09

Approval to Begin Clinical Laboratory Operations in Support of PraediCare-Dx(TM) Portfolio CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EUTROPICS Inc., a privately held company developing novel diagnostic tests that provide predictive insights to cancer patient response to treatment, today announced its laboratory, located in Cambridge, MA, has received Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) certification from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for...

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...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.