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.

Latest Public Safety

23 May, 2017, 11:58 BST Patient Data at Risk: UK Medtech Startup MedShr Calls on Doctors to Share Cases Securely Following NHS Cyber Breach

- Doctors currently relying on unsafe channels to send sensitive clinical information about patients - The MedShr app was designed...


17 May, 2017, 04:00 BST Tracking the Culprit: SEC Technologies and Fraunhofer IPK develop Technology to Identify Criminal Activities in Enterprise Networks

Violence, extremism and child abuse: A lot of criminal activities are captured in images and distributed via internet and social media. But how...


10 May, 2017, 09:00 BST 2017 Volvo Trucks Safety Report Focuses on Vulnerable Road Users

- With Photo The number of serious road accidents involving trucks is dropping, but the safety of vulnerable road users must be improved. And...


09 May, 2017, 10:00 BST Speedo© Stands Up for Drowning Prevention

Speedo©, the world's leading swimwear brand, has launched Swim Generation; a global initiative that aims to help contribute to the reduction of...


08 May, 2017, 12:00 BST U.S. Coast Guard Makes History with Insitu ScanEagle

When the Coast Guard Cutter STRATTON left its home port in Alameda, Calif., earlier this year, it was the first U.S. Coast Guard cutter to deploy...


05 May, 2017, 21:45 BST Qatar Fire Safety Systems and Equipment Market 2017-2023: Upcoming FIFA World Cup Driving the Demand for Equipment - Research and Markets

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Qatar Fire Safety Systems and Equipment Market (2017-2023): Forecast by Types, Verticals,...


27 Apr, 2017, 09:00 BST China, Japan, and South Korea Lead Asian Smart City Initiative Deployments

In its latest smart city market analysis, ABI Research finds that governments in China, Japan, and South Korea lead the deployment of...


25 Apr, 2017, 08:00 BST Expert Warns About the Risks of LASIK Eye Surgery as Female Writer Turns to Moorfields for Help After LASIK Surgery Done in Another Hospital Left her Partially Blind

LASIK is a quick and safe procedure to correct vision, improve eyesight and can remove the need to wear glasses. Although very rare, there can be...


24 Apr, 2017, 17:41 BST D2E International VT Consultants Ltd Achieves OHSAS 18001 Certification and Publish Its Annual Safety Report for 2016

D2E International VT Consultants Ltd (D2E), a leading independent lift, escalator and façade access management consultancy, has achieved...


24 Apr, 2017, 10:00 BST Cert ID Wins BRC Global Standards CEO Award 2017 at Food Safety Americas in Orlando

Cert ID proudly announces winning the first-ever BRC Global Standards CEO Award 2017, presented to Joan Moeller at the BRC Global Standards Food...


21 Apr, 2017, 00:01 BST New Study Reveals the Impact of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) on the Health Service is Equivalent to an Additional 10,670 Bed Days a Year

CDI is one of the top ten hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) in European Hospitals[1] and is estimated to be three times as deadly as MRSA[2],[3]...


20 Apr, 2017, 16:43 BST "Tighten up Control of Your Fleet's 'Pedal-To-The-Metal' Culture or Risk Losing More than Just Money" - Says Ram Tracking CEO Chris McClellan

The new speeding regulations - an insurance perspective 24th April 2017 sees a new and much harsher penalty system come in to force for those...


19 Apr, 2017, 17:05 BST Detact Diagnostics Receives €2.1M Investment from NOM Finance to Further Develop its Fast Bacterial Activity Test

The funding will support development of an innovative and patented technology platform for fast detection of bacterial activity Detact...


17 Apr, 2017, 13:14 BST #MakingSchistory: Wormzilla Invades Lake Geneva

Experts gather at Neglected Tropical Diseases Summit to demand more global action to tackle one of the world's biggest killers - schistosomiasis...


13 Apr, 2017, 03:00 BST Infortrend Storage Supports 24/7 Non-stop Operation of 2,500+ CCTV Cameras for Seoul Gwanak-Gu District

The Office of Gwanak-Gu, the second most populated district of Seoul, uses Infortrend storage to support its 24/7 city surveillance operation...


12 Apr, 2017, 08:00 BST Choosing the Addiopizzo Travel Tours Available Now at Weekendinitaly.com Supports Businesses that Refuse to Pay Mafia Protection Money

Thanks to a new partnership between Weekend in Italy (WeekendinItaly.com), the leading source of online travel services focused solely on Italy,...


10 Apr, 2017, 09:00 BST ABI Research Predicts Public Safety LTE Will Go Mainstream After 2020

ABI Research predicts that public safety LTE will hit the mainstream markets after 2020 as trials and deployments gain momentum across the world....


05 Apr, 2017, 20:19 BST European Commission Publishes New Guides on Patient Blood Management

On April 3, 2017 the European Commission published two guides on the implementation of Patient Blood Management (PBM); one addressed to national...


03 Apr, 2017, 13:48 BST The Protection & Management Series Announce Keynotes for 2017; Professor Brian Cox OBE, Dame Kelly Holmes and Simon Weston OBE

The Protection & Management Series, organised by UBM EMEA, is thrilled to announce its best ever inspirational speaker line-up. Rock star...


03 Apr, 2017, 13:00 BST The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition and City of London Police Partner to Protect Consumers from Online Counterfeits

Today the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) and the City of London Police, Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU)...


03 Apr, 2017, 10:00 BST BRC and Rentokil Form Strategic Partnership to Improve Best Practice in the Food Industry

BRC Global Standards and Rentokil Initial are delighted to announce a strategic partnership that sees both organisations continuous commitment to...


31 Mar, 2017, 08:00 BST Think Tanks and Peacebuilding NGOs Meet in Tokyo, Highlight Opportunities to Address Conflict and Fragility Worldwide

Northeast Asia and the rest of the world in the 21st century face multiple challenges precipitated by rising nationalism, growing inequality,...


29 Mar, 2017, 09:00 BST Opgal Launches Opgal Eye-Q™: Thermal Imaging Redefined

Opgal Optronic Industries Ltd., a global leader in thermal imaging, is today announcing Opgal Eye-Q™, an innovative approach to image processing...


27 Mar, 2017, 04:53 BST Security, Fire and Safety Solutions for the Philippines Market at IFSEC Philippines 2017

The global leading security, fire and safety event portfolio, IFSEC, is expanding its platform to Southeast Asia's most emerging market, the...


23 Mar, 2017, 08:00 GMT US & Europe At Risk Of Deadly Nuclear Attack From Rogue States & Terror Groups

Joint Event Being Held Today in Washington DC With Nuclear Threat Initiative The International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear...