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November 5, 2018

Rail Safety Virtual Reality Experience Leaves Users Unsettled

OTTAWA, Ontario- Today, Operation Lifesaver (OL) and Metrolinx unveiled a virtual reality (VR) video to encourage passengers to keep themselves safe around railway tracks and trains. The video is the latest addition to the Look. Listen. Live. virtual reality rail safety campaign first launched by OL last April. The new video features a familiar scenario: a group of passengers getting off a commuter train onto a station platform.
November 2, 2018

How to apply the Code to a makerspace, #FireCodefridays

A few weeks ago I was visiting my alma mater, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and got to check out a brand new building that had just opened on campus the week before. As I entered the front of the building I noticed a sign welcoming .
November 2, 2018

Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association Selects Fire Safety Champion for 2018 Life Safety Advocate Award

CLEVELAND , Nov. 2,2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association has selected PaulMartin , Deputy State Fire Administrator with the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Service’s Office of Fire Prevention and Control, for its 2018 Life Safety Advocate Award.
November 2, 2018

Safety program earns prestigious award

Customer Service Safety program earns prestigious award Photo By Staff Sgt. Divine Cox | Lt. Col. Gregory Durham, 627th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, and Darrell… … read more read more Photo By Staff Sgt. Divine Cox | Lt. Col. Gregory Durham, 627th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, and Darrell McKinney, 404th Army Field Support Brigade material readiness division chief, show the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Site flag to the audience Nov. 1, 2018 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The VPP […]
November 1, 2018

NSF-ISR Expands Audit Service to Include ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Standard

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following the publication of ISO 45001:2018, Occupational health and safety management systems in March 2018, NSF International Strategic Registrations (NSF-ISR) has been approved by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) to begin conducting audits to the newest international workplace health and safety standard.
October 30, 2018

FTS Sparks Fire Safety Initiative In Durban Informal Settlements

FTS Sparks Fire Safety Initiative In Durban Informal Settlements By iAfrica The FTS Safety Group, through its corporate social investment initiative FTS SPARC, has trained approximately 20 residents at the Kennedy Road / Blackburn Village and Malacca Road informal settlements to the north of Durban, in the hopes of empowering residents to prevent and contain devastating shack fires that regularly rip through these extremely vulnerable communities.
October 30, 2018

OSHA Announces Updated National Emphasis Program on Trenching and Excavation

The OSHA Training Institute Education Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, the only OSHA authorized OTI Education Center headquartered in Northern California, is announcing that OSHA has updated its National Emphasis Program (NEP) on preventing trenching and excavation collapses. The updated program, which began on October 1, 2018, is designed to increase training and enforcement efforts by expanding education and prevention outreach through the end of 2018.
October 29, 2018

USOC audit finds USA Badminton at ‘high risk’ for failing to comply with Safe Sport requirements – Orange County Register

Olympics USOC audit finds USA Badminton at ‘high risk’ for failing to comply with Safe Sport requirements USOC raisespossibilty of terminating organization’s NGB standing over non-compliance with athlete safety policies.
October 29, 2018

Winners announced for 2018 National Safety Awards of Excellence

As sponsor of the Best Health and Wellbeing Program award, we presented Monash University and Pearson Australia as joint winners at the awards event in October. The Monash University entry focused on the university’s transformation to a smoke-free environment on its Australian campuses and Pearson Australia received recognition for its Pearson WELL program to improve the mental health of its people and develop a sustainable workforce. Congratulations to both winners for their innovation and dedication to their workplace.
October 23, 2018

Driver Selfie Authentication featured in new Grab PH security tech

Driver Selfie Authentication featured in new Grab PH security tech AutoIndustriya.com / Marcus De Guzman | October 23, 2018 11:34 Safer Everyday campaign officially launched by Grab PH Are you a Grab user? If so, then here’s a bit of good news. Recently, Grab Philippines launched the ‘Safer Everyday Tech Roadmap’ which aims at addressing the safety issues and concerns in the local Transport Network Vehicle Service (TNVS).