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Wed, 2016-09-14 04:35 PM
ROWLEY, MA Sept. 12, 2016 Shooter Detection Systems LLC (SDS), the world leader in indoor gunshot detection technology, today announced their strategic alliance with Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a...
Wed, 2016-09-14 04:07 PM
MINNEAPOLIS Sept. 13, 2016 In honor of National Preparedness Month this September, SWIFT Weather announced today their company will start offering a 40 percent discount on its award-winning Weather...
Tue, 2016-09-13 10:00 PM

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LONDON, Sept. 13, 2016 In response to the growing and rapidly evolving terror threat, insurance broker Lockton in conjunction with London Market insurers Hiscox, Beazley, Talbot and XL Catlin, have...
Tue, 2016-09-13 10:00 PM
NEWARK, DE Sept. 13, 2016 B&W Tek, an advanced instrumentation company that delivers lab quality Raman spectroscopy solutions through user-friendly mobile platforms, is proud to be setting...
Tue, 2016-09-13 03:09 PM
NEW YORK Sept. 8, 2016 Plan B Marine today announced the inception of its maritime evacuation service from Manhattan. "It's for anyone who can't afford to be caught in the stampede off the island if...
Tue, 2016-09-13 12:10 AM
OTTAWA Sept. 7, 2016 Amika Mobile's Amika Mobility Server (AMS) for critical and emergency communications platform has been selected as a finalist and can be voted for as the People's Choice Award...
Mon, 2016-09-12 06:47 AM
Sept. 12, 2016 Campus Eye puts security and responsibility in the hands of students by providing users with the tools necessary to report what they see, hear, and know to public safety as soon as it...
Wed, 2016-09-07 09:55 PM

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LOS ANGELES Sept. 7, 2016 In the backdrop of recent security scares at New York's JFK and Los Angeles International airports, which prompted panic and evacuations, LAX—the nation's second busiest...
Wed, 2016-09-07 03:22 AM
OLYMPIA, WA Washingtonians were made a little safer today when the state adopted a rule requiring facilities that receive crude oil by rail to notify the Washington Department of Ecology in advance....
Mon, 2016-09-05 10:35 AM

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NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH Aug. 31, 2016 Safety technology company, NaviGate Prepared, has partnered with Clever to make it even simpler and more secure for schools and districts to use its school safety...
Fri, 2016-09-02 04:58 AM

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TALLAHASSEE, FL Sept. 1, 2016 This afternoon, data from the Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter said that maximum winds have increased to 75 miles per hour, making Hurricane Hermine the first...
Fri, 2016-09-02 04:41 AM

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PARAMUS, NJ Sept. 1, 2016 NICE today announced that it has earned Frost & Sullivan’s prestigious 911 Recording and Quality Management Company of the Year Award. This award recognizes companies...

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Active shooter, suicide by cop, ambush by homegrown terrorism -- these real-life scenarios require different types of officer response, but the resulting stress on the officer generates the same physical and psychological results during the incident. The question Meggitt Training Systems asked is, “Can this stress be recreated within a simulated environment?” The answer is yes.
As the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States is currently being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, the Healthcare Coalition for Emergency Preparedness (HCEP) remains concerned about conflicting Ebola medical waste regulations and confusion over regulations and proper procedures at hospitals across the U.S. Despite the U.S.
Governor Jerry Brown (D-CA) has signed urgently needed legislation aimed at increasing safety and services -- and decreasing violence and assaults -- in California’s five state hospitals, according to the Safety Now Coalition, a coalition of workers in California's Department of Mental Health Hospitals.
Editor’s note: In this article Denise Rucker Krepp, former Special Counsel to DOT General Counsel, Senior Counsel on the House Homeland Security Committee, and author of the 9/11 Act rail provisions, gives state, local officials a simple piece of advice regarding NDAs they signed with railroad companies regarding transportation of Bakken crude oil: Tear them up. They’re against the law.
In recent decades, wildfires of unprecedented magnitude and severity have increased in frequency, raising concerns about impacts on local natural resources such as water. The Water Research Foundation (WRF) and the Canadian Water Network (CWN) recently released a new report that offers a comprehensive look at the state of knowledge around this subject and the potential for mitigating the impact wildfires can have on water
 

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