Public Safety This category contains the most recent news regarding public safety, including policy decisions, legislation, and education efforts. Find releases encompassing road safety, food safety, workplace accident prevention, product recalls, testing standards, and awareness campaigns. Also included are stories about crime rates, law enforcement efforts, alcohol and drug abuse health alerts, anti-contamination measures and disease control.

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09:00 ET Prolacta Bioscience Provides Update on Latest SARS-CoV-2 Data and Continued Safety of Its Human Milk-Based Nutritional Products

Prolacta Bioscience, the world's leading hospital provider of 100% human milk-based nutritional products, today provided updated data reinforcing the ...


Jan 08, 2021, 15:20 ET CPSC Issues Consumer Safety Warning: Serious Injury or Death Can Occur if Lithium-Ion Battery Cells Are Separated from Battery Packs and Used to Power Devices

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers not to buy or use loose 18650 lithium-ion battery cells. These cells are...


Jan 08, 2021, 14:30 ET MSA to Present at CJS Virtual Investor Conference

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility ...


Jan 08, 2021, 12:55 ET FDA Issues Alert Regarding SARS-CoV-2 Viral Mutation to Health Care Providers and Clinical Laboratory Staff

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting clinical laboratory staff and health care providers that the FDA is monitoring the potential impact ...


Jan 08, 2021, 10:30 ET Everlywell Signs Agreement to Distribute FDA-Authorized Rapid Antigen Testing for Organizations and Public Health Agencies

Everlywell, a leading digital health company and provider of one of the only FDA-authorized at-home sample collection kits for COVID-19, today...


Jan 07, 2021, 14:21 ET Samaritan's Purse Accepts First Patient at Western North Carolina Emergency Field Hospital

Today, Samaritan's Purse opened its 30-bed Emergency Field Hospital in Lenoir, North Carolina. The coronavirus pandemic has overwhelmed the region's...


Jan 07, 2021, 14:01 ET As COVID-19 Staff Cases Rise at Milford Regional Medical Center, Nurses Speak Out Against Mandatory Overtime and Inadequate Hospital Preparedness

Registered nurses at Milford Regional Medical Center (MRMC), who are joining the Massachusetts Nurses Association, are calling on hospital executives ...


Jan 07, 2021, 10:00 ET 2021 National Disaster Resilience Conference Call for Presentations Now Open

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) seeks presenter abstracts for its premier conference, the National Disaster Resilience...


Jan 07, 2021, 09:00 ET Constella Intelligence Upgrades Hunter for Efficient, Targeted and Intuitive Investigations

Constella Intelligence ("Constella"), a leading global Digital Risk Protection business, today announced the release of Hunter, a platform for...


Jan 07, 2021, 09:00 ET First-of-Its-Kind Smart Fall Detection Technology Offers Older Adults a Smarter Way to Age in Place

FallCall Solutions announced it will release FallCall Detect, patented technology that combines the power of smart fall detection with a...


Jan 07, 2021, 08:43 ET Stay Safe America Launches COVID Alert Network

Today, the first nationwide, fully automated, COVID Track & Trace Network, went live. The COVID Alert Network offers new hope to every American to...


Jan 07, 2021, 08:33 ET Announcing the NABITA Standards for Case Management in Higher Education

The National Association for Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment (NABITA) is pleased to announce the release of the Standards for Case...


Jan 06, 2021, 13:05 ET Princess Cruises Extends Pause of Guest Cruise Vacations Through May 14, 2021

As Princess Cruises continues to prepare and develop its plans to meet the "Framework for Conditional Sailing Order" issued by the U.S. Centers for...


Jan 06, 2021, 13:05 ET Holland America Line Extends Pause in Cruise Operations

As Holland America Line continues to prepare and develop its plans to meet the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order issued by the U.S. Centers for ...


Jan 06, 2021, 12:54 ET New Edition of the United States Standards Strategy Supports U.S. Competitiveness, Innovation, Health and Safety, and Global Trade

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, is pleased to announce the release of the ...


Jan 06, 2021, 12:00 ET ShePower Sport continues global webinar series on Critical Issues in Women's Sport

Next Up: He was our friend...Surviving a Sexual Predator UNITED KINGDOM, Jan. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - The 2018 sentencing hearing of Larry Nassar,...


Jan 06, 2021, 09:30 ET Co-Diagnostics Anticipates Reporting Highest Quarterly Revenue Following Demand for COVID-19 Diagnostic Products

Co-Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq-CM: CODX) (the "Company"), a molecular diagnostics company with a unique, patented platform for the development of...


Jan 06, 2021, 01:00 ET Clearwin UAE Sets a New Hygiene Standard for Escalator Handrails

Addressing one of the biggest contamination risks in public places, Clearwin - the world's only escalator handrail sterilizer certified as 99.9%...


Jan 05, 2021, 12:12 ET NBWA Announces 6,000 Employees Trained Through the Distributors Against Human Trafficking Effort

The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) announced during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month that the Distributors...


Jan 05, 2021, 11:37 ET Getting Back to Business: PCL Construction Develops Cleaning Module to Bring Confidence Back to Businesses and Shoppers

PURE Portal utilizes FAR UV light to deactivate 99.9% of pathogens on retail carts. DENVER, Jan. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Sanitize. Clean. Repeat. This ...


Jan 05, 2021, 10:27 ET CENTEGIX Partners With Mutualink To Accelerate Connection Between First Responders

CENTEGIX, an IoT company that innovates technology to save and enrich lives, is partnering with Mutualink, a leader in public safety interoperability ...


Jan 05, 2021, 10:03 ET Beverly Hills and Manhattan Beach, California Make History for Public Health

On January 1st, two cities in California made giant strides for public health by removing tobacco products from stores. Beverly Hills and Manhattan...


Jan 05, 2021, 10:00 ET Making the Impossible Possible: Celebrating Priority Based Budgeting Resource Reallocation as a Strategy for Local Governments to Tackle Society's Great Challenges

Join ResourceX Co-founder and CEO, Chris Fabian, Wednesday, January 6, 2021, for a free zoom webinar presenting the 2020 ResourceX Annual Report and...


Jan 04, 2021, 12:00 ET As Car Accident Fatality Rate Increases, Belal Hamideh Urges Safe Driving

Belal Hamideh, a workers compensation, personal injury, and car accident attorney in Long Beach, implores drivers to drive as safely as possible....


Jan 04, 2021, 10:30 ET Drive Safe Georgia Contest Invites Georgia Teens to Create TV Message About Dangers of Speeding

Teens from throughout the state of Georgia are being invited to help spread the word about the dangers of speeding in the fifth annual Drive Safe...