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2014-04-02 23:02:20

Protect America, home security systems provider, wins prestigious SAMMY Award for creative radio campaign. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Wireless home security pioneer Protect America has received a Security Sales & Integration (SSI) SAMMY Award for its creative radio campaign. The company was named winner of the Best Radio Broadcast Advertisement category. The SAMMY (Sales and Marketing) Awards celebrate innovative contenders in the highly competitive home and business security...

2014-04-02 08:40:27

Smartphone, tablet and PC sprinkler controller available for Summer 2014 DENVER, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZBS Technology, a Denver-based software development company, today announced the launch of their flagship product, the RainCommander RC1200. The RainCommander RC1200 is a WiFi-enabled sprinkler controller that allows homeowners to run their systems from anywhere using an app on their smartphone, tablet or any other connected device. "Today people can control lights,...

2014-04-02 08:22:45

DES PLAINES, Ill., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- No matter how many safety training courses emphasis how dangerous it may be to work with electricity, chemicals or cargo unless proper safety protocols are followed, there is always a percentage of employees who believe they aren't vulnerable to such risks -- until it's too late. Those types of perceptions need to be changed before injuries or fatalities prove them wrong, say authors Anna Floyd and H. Landis Floyd II in the...

2014-04-02 08:21:53

WILMERDING, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has signed contracts for $16.6 million with Alaska Railroad Corporation to provide Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment and services, including computer-aided dispatch and back office systems. The systems will be installed on the railroad's 525 miles of controlled track, which are used for both freight and regularly scheduled passenger service. Under the contracts, Wabtec will provide its Interoperable...

2014-04-01 23:28:43

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) provides security tips for homeowners. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Today, millions of Americans will fall victim to harmless pranks in honor of April Fools’ Day, as practical jokers run rampant making fools out of unsuspecting targets. Unfortunately, pranksters aren’t the only people looking to capitalize on the naïve – burglars are searching for homeowners who aren’t taking home security seriously. Unlike a lighthearted...

2014-04-01 23:27:37

A2LA is proud to announce approval by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to accredit clinical laboratories worldwide to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) requirements. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 A2LA is proud to announce approval by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to accredit clinical laboratories worldwide to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) requirements. A2LA has over 35 years of accreditation...

2014-04-01 23:04:10

MI Windows and Doors’ manufacturing facility in Gratz, PA was recently awarded the Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence thanks to the efforts of the leadership and team members to prevent workplace injuries. Gratz, PA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 On March 19th, the employees of MI Windows and Doors in Gratz, PA were awarded with the Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence (GASE). The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry presented the award to the team lead by Chris...

2014-04-01 23:03:59

The need to decontaminate people, buildings and infrastructures after CBRN & Hazmat events will lead to an $8.3 billion market by 2020 for CBRN decontamination equipment sales and maintenance. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 This need was demonstrated only too recently with the August 2013 Sarin chemical attack in the suburbs of Damascus resulting in at least 281 to 1,729 fatalities, with over 90% of them civilians. With Syria relinquishing by March 2014 only 50% of Bashar...

2014-04-01 16:21:56

ARLINGTON, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) submitted comments yesterday in response to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Request for Information (RFI) on process safety management (PSM) and prevention of major chemical accidents regulations. Through the RFI, which is an initiative related to Executive Order 13650 - Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security, OSHA proposed several...

2014-04-01 16:21:55

ARLINGTON, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) filed comments to the Chemical Facility Safety and Security Working Group in response to Executive Order 13650, Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security, Section 6(a) - Solicitation of Public Input on Options for Policy, Regulation, and Standards Modernization. Section 6(a) tasks the working group with considering options to improve and modernize key...