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Wed, 2016-12-28 09:42 PM

Fanning

WALLINGFORD, CT Dec. 28, 2016 Z-Medica, LLC, a leading developer and marketer of hemostatic devices, announces today that they have signed a three-year agreement to equip the New York City Police...
Fri, 2016-12-23 12:11 PM

Herman

PITTSBURGH Dec. 21, 2016 Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced it will make it easy and cost effective to firefighters to equip their G1 self-...
Wed, 2016-12-21 09:09 AM
NORTH BILLERICA, MA Dec. 20, 2016 Pan Am Southern LLC (PAS) and Pan Am Railways (PAR) today served default and dispute notices concerning important operational safety agreements with the...
Wed, 2016-12-21 08:54 AM

Wiedefeld

The following are prepared remarks by Metro General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld for the Metro Board Safety Committee meeting of Thursday, December 15, 2016:"I want to update the Committee on the...
Wed, 2016-12-14 09:21 AM
WOODLAND, WA Dec. 13, 2016 LifePort, a Sikorsky company, has received Federal Aviation Administration airworthiness approval for its Patient Loading Utility System™ (PLUS), for the Pilatus PC-12/47...
Wed, 2016-12-14 07:11 AM

Cianciolo

LANHAM, MD Dec. 5, 2016 McMurdo, Inc., the most trusted name in emergency readiness and response and part of Orolia Group, announced today that it was awarded a $6.67 million USD contract by the...
Wed, 2016-12-14 07:08 AM

Pitz

HUNTSVILLE, AL Dec. 6, 2016 Canadian Pacific (CP) has selected an integrated suite of public safety software from Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure for managing its major incidents and responses....
Thu, 2016-12-08 05:17 PM
JACKSONVILLE, FL Dec. 6, 2016 Officers and crew members of the Crowley Maritime Corp.-managed M/V Ocean Glory were recently honored with a 2016 Admiral of the Ocean Sea (AOTOS) Mariners’ Plaque for...
Thu, 2016-12-08 05:14 PM
BOLINGBROOK, IL Nov. 30, 2016 Wi-Tronix announces production release of Violet™, the industry’s first real-time streaming event recorder of record hardware and software solution.An event recorder of...
Thu, 2016-12-08 09:00 AM

Connors

WESTFORD, MA Dec. 5, 2016 Tyco Security Products announced that Software House C•CURE 9000, the access-control powerhouse, now integrates with Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System by...
Thu, 2016-12-08 08:39 AM
BOLTON, MS Dec. 6, 2016 Two new disaster drones delivered telemedical packages to victims and rescue personnel in a simulated mass casualty event Tuesday at John Bell Airport in Bolton, Mississippi....
Tue, 2016-12-06 12:33 PM

Lambert

MARKHAM, Ontario; SAN MATEO, CA; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; and ORLANDO, Dec. 6, 2016 ESChat, Intrepid Networks, Redline Communications (TSX:RDL) and Sonim Technologies together demonstrated the value for...

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The Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 created a lot of buzz around the word “telework.” President Obama signed this Act into law in December 2010. According to an Office of Personnel Management (OPM)...
The subject of disaster management and emergency preparedness has fundamentally evolved over the last 10 years. Modern industrial society relies on physical or technological infrastructure to provide...
Although historians may characterize 2011 differently than I do, I believe that many in the government and public safety arena likely will remember this as the “Year of the Natural Disaster.” From...
Port security seems to be the forgotten child when it comes to preparing for disasters, at least in the public eye. Potential threats to aviation and mass transit generate many more conversations,...
What if your cell phone could detect toxic airborne substances like carbon monoxide, chlorine or even chemical warfare agents? The public would have a new level of personal protection against a range...

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Add Jerusalem-based Identa Corp. to the handful of companies that issued statements in the wake of the failed Christmas day attack on Flight 253, saying they have technology that can detect PETN, the...
Legalzoom.com, an online legal service, and Donate Life America (DLA), a non-profit organization, have created and are offering ICE App, intended to help users input the comprehensive data first...
Cambridge, MA-based MetaCarta, Inc., a provider of geographic search solutions, has announced the launch of MetaCarta Geographic Search and Referencing Platform (GSRP) version 4.5.   This software...
Waukesha, WI-based Magnasphere reports that its new high-security sensor, HSS, has completed its UL inspections and is ready to ship. It now meets the UL 634 Level 2 high security standard, a company...
Arlington, VA-based ICx Technologies, Inc., has unveiled ClearPoint, the newest addition to its line of Fido explosives detectors.  Designed for airport security checkpoints, Fido ClearPoint...