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2014-06-19 23:16:13

New York’s leading commercial security systems installation company, Total Security Integrated Systems, has been contracted to work with Transit Wireless, who was chosen to significantly transform the NYC subway system’s communications and security capabilities. Elmont, New York (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 When it comes to safety and security, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has taken the public awareness slogan: "If You See Something, Say Something™" to a whole new...

2014-06-19 12:26:09

1.4 Million American Households Have Unlocked Firearms that Could Fall into the Wrong Hands WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Launching today, the Safe Firearms Storage campaign encourages firearms owners to make safe firearms storage a priority. According to a study by the RAND Corporation using statistics from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1.4 million homes have firearms stored in a way that makes them accessible to the wrong hands -...

2014-06-19 08:21:37

DARTMOUTH, NS, June 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Citing a lack of preparation, bad weather and a mechanical breakdown as three important factors, the TSB today released its investigation report (M13N0001) into the loss-of-tow by the tug boat Charlene Hunt of the MV Lyubov Orlova in waters off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador (NL). On 23 January 2013, bound for the Dominican Republic, the tug Charlene Hunt departed St. John's harbour towing the cruise ship Lyubov Orlova. The tug and tow...

2014-06-18 20:22:33

Those in charge of fire safety at the World Cup in Brazil would benefit greatly from the proven skill and experience of George Saadian and his team at FPG, Inc. LOS ANGELES, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Brazil, the streets are buzzing with excitement for the World Cup. While travelers from around the globe are filling stadiums in the hopes that their team will bring pride to their home country, building and fire safety inspectors will have other concerns on their minds. Brazil's...

2014-06-18 16:29:05

JUPITER, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G4S, America's leading security company, announces the winners of its annual Security Officer of the Year Award, the highest honor for security professionals. For the first time, two G4S Officers are receiving this top accolade. G4S Officers Alexander Abaunza, Port St. Lucie, Florida and Jeff Demerath, St. Louis, Missouri, are being honored for their professionalism and bravery during separate incidents in 2013. Each proved themselves to...

2014-06-18 12:20:45

GATINEAU, QC, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Highlighting positive immediate action, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its assessment of Transport Canada's (TC) response to the three recommendations made on 23 January 2014. "There are risks to carrying more and more oil by rail and the Board's recommendations are aimed at bringing those risks down," said Wendy Tadros, Chair of the TSB. "We are pleased with the strong first steps taken by TC and will be...

2014-06-17 23:04:06

Butler Mobility Products is re-certified for their Inclined Platform Lift power unit from Met Laboratories, Inc. Lewisberry, PA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 In March of this year Butler Mobility Products received certification approval for their Inclined Platform Lift power unit from Met Laboratories, Inc. The power unit is now certified to ASME A 17.5 / CSA B44.1-11 meeting approved standards for Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment. Butler has added a heavy duty 120 volt power cord...

2014-06-17 23:01:32

Bill Would Require Battery Operated Smoke Alarms in NY to Have 10-Year Battery Life Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The National Association of State Fire Marshals called on the New York State Legislature to pass S7771/A5200C, a bill that would require battery operated smoke alarms sold in New York to be equipped with a non-removable, non-replaceable battery that will power the alarm for a minimum of 10 years. If passed, New York would join states like California, Louisiana, Maryland,...

Nest Smoke Detector Returns With A More Affordable Price
2014-06-17 13:02:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sales of Nest's smoke and carbon monoxide detectors were put on hold in April, but this week were back on sale at a new lower $99 price. The Google-owned company announced early Tuesday that the Nest Protect Wi-Fi-based smoke and carbon monoxide detector was back on the market. Sales of the devices were halted over concerns with a feature that could enable users to silence the alarm and actually keep it from doing its job properly. At...

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...


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