Safety

Statement By Marillyn Hewson On Lockheed Martin Additional Support Of COVID-19 Relief And Recovery Efforts

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 3:12pm

To support our first responders and health care workers on the front lines of this crisis, we are committing to donate $2 million in urgently needed personal protective equipment items.

Key Points: 
  • To support our first responders and health care workers on the front lines of this crisis, we are committing to donate $2 million in urgently needed personal protective equipment items.
  • In addition, we have donated personal protective equipment (PPE) for urgent need at local hospitals and have also initiated limited PPE and medical device production (face shields).
  • We are also providing engineering support for select initiatives to accelerate production of PPE equipment.
  • Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 110,000people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

National Vision Donates 40,000 Masks to Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 9:05pm

National Vision Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EYE) (National Vision or the Company), one of the nations largest optical retailers providing quality, affordable eye care and eyewear, today announced that it donated 40,000 masks to the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA) following a call from Georgia Governor Brian Kemp to assist healthcare workers in the state with supply of additional protective equipment.

Key Points: 
  • National Vision Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EYE) (National Vision or the Company), one of the nations largest optical retailers providing quality, affordable eye care and eyewear, today announced that it donated 40,000 masks to the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA) following a call from Georgia Governor Brian Kemp to assist healthcare workers in the state with supply of additional protective equipment.
  • The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency's Public Assistance Division works closely with local governments to administer critical federal dollars and supplies during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
  • National Vision has been sourcing masks to assist with the eventual safe re-opening of our stores to the public, said Reade Fahs, Chief Executive Officer of National Vision.
  • It is clear that personal protective equipment (PPE) is needed most urgently today by the health care workers in our hospitals treating those affected by the virus.

Ansell Urges Global Priority For Supply Of Personal Protective Equipment

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:00pm

BRUSSELS, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ansell Limited, a global leader in protective solutions, is working with governments and health organizations worldwide to ensure unrestricted personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacture and supply is given top priority during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • BRUSSELS, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ansell Limited, a global leader in protective solutions, is working with governments and health organizations worldwide to ensure unrestricted personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacture and supply is given top priority during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • "As a 125-year-old PPE industry leader employing 12,000 people worldwide, safety has always been our top priority and is best-in-class at Ansell," says Magnus Nicolin, Chief Executive Officer at Ansell.
  • Today there is huge demand for these protective products, and we are prioritizing healthcare and other essential industries where uninterrupted supply of PPE is especially critical.
  • On behalf of its employees, customers and the global community, Ansell remains committed to combating the spread of COVID-19 and the chain of infection through maintaining the supply of essential protective equipment to where it is needed most.

Ansell Urges Global Priority For Supply Of Personal Protective Equipment

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:00pm

BRUSSELS, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ansell Limited, a global leader in protective solutions, is working with governments and health organizations worldwide to ensure unrestricted personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacture and supply is given top priority during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • BRUSSELS, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ansell Limited, a global leader in protective solutions, is working with governments and health organizations worldwide to ensure unrestricted personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacture and supply is given top priority during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • "As a 125-year-old PPE industry leader employing 12,000 people worldwide, safety has always been our top priority and is best-in-class at Ansell," says Magnus Nicolin, Chief Executive Officer at Ansell.
  • Today there is huge demand for these protective products, and we are prioritizing healthcare and other essential industries where uninterrupted supply of PPE is especially critical.
  • On behalf of its employees, customers and the global community, Ansell remains committed to combating the spread of COVID-19 and the chain of infection through maintaining the supply of essential protective equipment to where it is needed most.

National Safety Council President & CEO: Business Leaders Must Protect America's Workers

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 5:01am

In occupational safety, the onus to protect workers from all hazards, all the time, falls to employers, full stop.

Key Points: 
  • In occupational safety, the onus to protect workers from all hazards, all the time, falls to employers, full stop.
  • "First, business leaders cannot forget that the everyday risks their employees face easily can be compounded by the pandemic.
  • Our healthcare workers are in the direst need, but our workers in manufacturing, construction, grocery stores, delivery services and transportation need protection, too.
  • The National Safety Council ( nsc.org ) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy.

Global Smoke Detectors Market Outlook to 2030: Revenues for Photoelectric, Ionization, Dual Sensor, and Other Smoke Detectors

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 8:15pm

It places the market within the context of the wider smoke detectors market market, and compares it with other markets.

Key Points: 
  • It places the market within the context of the wider smoke detectors market market, and compares it with other markets.
  • The use of Internet of Things (IoT) in smoke detectors is one of the trends in the smoke detectors market.
  • The lack of reliability on the smoke detectors due to lack of regular maintenance negatively impacts the growth of smoke detectors market.
  • Considering these losses, major number of residential and commercial buildings are required to be equipped with smoke detectors thus positively impacting the growth of the smoke detectors market.

FraudScope Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third-Party Privacy, Security, and Compliance

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 1:00pm

HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the FraudScope Application has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk.

Key Points: 
  • HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the FraudScope Application has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk.
  • This achievement places FraudScope in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification.
  • We are constantly exploring ways to exceed complex compliance and privacy requirements in the industry," said Musheer Ahmed, CEO at FraudScope.
  • "HITRUST is helping organizations ensure that the highest standards of information protection requirements are met when sensitive data is accessed or stored," stated Jeremy Huval, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST.

Illusive Networks Welcomes Karl J. Mattson to Board of Advisors

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 12:47pm

NEW YORK and TEL AVIV, Israel, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Illusive Networks, the leader in deception-based cyber defense solutions, today announced that security expert Karl Mattson has joined its board of advisors.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK and TEL AVIV, Israel, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Illusive Networks, the leader in deception-based cyber defense solutions, today announced that security expert Karl Mattson has joined its board of advisors.
  • Mattson's background in risk and security will be valuable in helping guide Illusive Networks' vision and strategy.
  • As an advisory board member, Mattson will help guide Illusive Networks' continued growth in the deception technology market, building on its record of success and momentum.
  • Karl Mattson, advisory board member, Illusive Networks, said:"Throughout my career, I've always looked for ways to be involved in the larger cybersecurity community.

How to fight fraud in FinTech today. End-to-end guide in a comic book by Covery

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 10:09am

Thus, it is crucial to ensure safety, risk assessment, and fraud prevention for businesses and their users with efficient and forging-ahead solutions.

Key Points: 
  • Thus, it is crucial to ensure safety, risk assessment, and fraud prevention for businesses and their users with efficient and forging-ahead solutions.
  • With this in mind, a team of talented risk managers and data scientists with 10+ years of experience in risk mitigation in low- and high-risk industries created Covery in 2016.
  • As a complement to the platform, the Covery team wanted to find a comprehensive and straightforward way of how to explain to anybody what risk management and fraud prevention are.
  • Therefore, the Covery team came to idea of another comic book creation.

REDCOM Donates Software and Services to Help Monroe County Respond to COVID-19 Emergency

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 8:00am

VICTOR, N.Y., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --REDCOM Laboratories, Inc. has loaned its secure conferencing solution and professional services to the Monroe County Office of Emergency Management to help enhance communications during the COVID-19 crisis.

Key Points: 
  • VICTOR, N.Y., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --REDCOM Laboratories, Inc. has loaned its secure conferencing solution and professional services to the Monroe County Office of Emergency Management to help enhance communications during the COVID-19 crisis.
  • REDCOM's Derwin Melendez-Diaz and Dave Conover set up the REDCOM Sigma Conference Manager at the Monroe County Emergency Management Offices.
  • By leveraging the REDCOM Conference Manager, county officials now have a visual overview of all conference attendees, viewable from a web browser.
  • As the County Executive's Emergency Manager, the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) maintains and administers an integrated Emergency Management program designed to assure a safe environment through prevention/mitigation, readiness, response, and recovery.