Safety

Swaggerty's Receives Highest Possible Grade from BRC Food Safety Auditors for 8th Consecutive Year

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 7:05pm

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Swaggerty Sausage Company, for the eighth consecutive year, receives the highest possible grade from BRC Food Safety auditors.

Key Points: 
  • KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Swaggerty Sausage Company, for the eighth consecutive year, receives the highest possible grade from BRC Food Safety auditors.
  • From 2015 to 2020, Swaggerty's grade has been AA, with top grades of A received in 2013 and 2014.
  • BRC is a globally recognized consumer protection organization used by more than 29,000 certified suppliers in over 130 countries, and BRC Food Safety audits are considered the "gold standard."
  • This highest possible grade in international food safety standards indicates to shoppers, retailers, and fans of Swaggerty's around the US that Swaggerty's maintains a steadfast focus on food safety through quality assurance and many other programs.

THE INITIATIVE Partners with Police Chiefs & Community Based Organizations to Launch Groundbreaking Community Policing Technology

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 12:45pm

POTOMAC, Md., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --THE INITIATIVE: Advancing the Blue and Black Partnership ("THE INITIATIVE"), an organization devoted to systemic change, has partnered with progressive Police Chiefs and Community Based Organizations to launch "CENTRAL," a new technology platform designed to give police agencies the ability to use data and analytics to track the effectiveness of their community policing efforts.

Key Points: 
  • POTOMAC, Md., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --THE INITIATIVE: Advancing the Blue and Black Partnership ("THE INITIATIVE"), an organization devoted to systemic change, has partnered with progressive Police Chiefs and Community Based Organizations to launch "CENTRAL," a new technology platform designed to give police agencies the ability to use data and analytics to track the effectiveness of their community policing efforts.
  • CENTRAL is the only tool that provides police agencies with a scorecard to track adherence to the principal tenets of effective Community Policing practices: organizational development, officer training, and community engagement.
  • THE INITIATIVE plans to introduce CENTRAL to 100 police agencies during its pilot phase which will end March 2021.
  • THE INITIATIVE identifies and funds programs that bring police and diverse communities together, intending to build productive relationships.

R-Zero Poised to be a Breakthrough Leader in Enterprise Biosafety with Record Sales in First Year

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 6:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210114005863/en/
    R-Zero's Hospital-Grade UV-C Device, Arc, Destroys 99.99% of Surface and Airborne Pathogens.
  • The fact we did so with a hardware product makes this an even bigger accomplishment.
  • We believe were on a top-decile growth path, and looking at our future product roadmap, were confident R-Zeros best days are still ahead.
  • R-Zero is the first biosafety company dedicated to making the spaces we all live, learn, work, and play safer and clinically clean.

Independent Research Firm Publishes Case Study on DevonWay EHS, QMS, and Asset Management Solutions

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 5:47pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Verdantix, an independent UK-based research and consulting firm with expertise in environmental, health, safety, quality, and operational excellence technologies that optimize business operations, has published a case study on DevonWay's broad suite of integrated solutions for safety, risk, quality, and asset management.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Verdantix, an independent UK-based research and consulting firm with expertise in environmental, health, safety, quality, and operational excellence technologies that optimize business operations, has published a case study on DevonWay's broad suite of integrated solutions for safety, risk, quality, and asset management.
  • "We are delighted that Verdantix recognizes the benefits that our software delivers to organizations in high-reliability industries," said DevonWay CEO Chris Moustakas.
  • As outlined in the case study, DevonWay continues to expand its Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Quality Management (QMS), Asset Management (EAM), and Workforce Solutions Suites.
  • DevonWay software for Asset, Work, Quality, and Safety Management enables high-reliability and complex organizations to operatemore efficiently and safely.

CIT’s Virginia Founders Fund Invests in Industrial Intelligence to Advance the Hazardous Dust Monitoring Market

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 4:18pm

Industrial Intelligence provides a modern technology solution to help organizations prevent dust accumulation, including predictive analytics capabilities to prevent fires and explosions.

Key Points: 
  • Industrial Intelligence provides a modern technology solution to help organizations prevent dust accumulation, including predictive analytics capabilities to prevent fires and explosions.
  • We are grateful for the support of CIT and the Virginia Founders Fund, for enabling us to advance our initiative.
  • Industrial Intelligence LLC was founded to fill an observed need for industrial clients to continuously monitor hazardous and combustible dust inside their facilities.
  • Based out of Williamsburg, Virginia, Industrial Intelligence plans to continue creating problem solving solutions for manufacturing facilities dealing with hazardous dust issues.

INSC Completes SOC 2 Type 1 Certification, Reinforcing Its Commitment to Data Security

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 4:00pm

INSC enlisted the assistance of CyberSecOp ( http://www.CyberSecOp.com ), an MSSP also based out of Stamford, CT to facilitate and assist during the process.

Key Points: 
  • INSC enlisted the assistance of CyberSecOp ( http://www.CyberSecOp.com ), an MSSP also based out of Stamford, CT to facilitate and assist during the process.
  • The audit confirms and attests that INSC's information security practices, policies, procedures, and operations meet the SOC 2 standards for security.
  • A SOC2 Type 1 report is performed by an independent auditing firm and examines the business commitment to Information Security.
  • "As a trusted Managed Service Provider, INSC is dedicated to maintaining our clients' data and information securely," Imtiaz Allie, an INSC principal, shared.

Emergency Reporting Releases Report to Simplify Process for Assistance to Firefighters Grants Applications

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 8:05am

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Emergency Reporting , the leading provider of Fire & EMS records management software headquartered in Bellingham, WA, has released a new report to assist customers with their applications for the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Key Points: 
  • BELLINGHAM, Wash., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Emergency Reporting , the leading provider of Fire & EMS records management software headquartered in Bellingham, WA, has released a new report to assist customers with their applications for the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
  • To help make the AFG application process simpler, Emergency Reporting created an easy-to-use report that significantly reduces the time needed to compile all of the data required in the AFG Application Checklist Table 4: Call Volumes .
  • Emergency Reporting CEO David Nokes says that many fire agencies are using their Emergency Reporting software during this time to help save time and money, and to secure crucial grant funding.
  • "Cloud-based fire software like Emergency Reporting can save departments thousands, as well as many hours of personnel time," Nokes says.

Justrite Safety Group Acquires Leading Manufacturer of Safety Identification Products, National Marker Company (NMC)

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 4:55pm

DEERFIELD, Ill., Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Justrite Safety Group has acquired Rhode Island-based National Marker Company (NMC), a leadingmanufacturer of facility safety communication products, such as signs, tags, labels, lockout-tagout devices, 5S/lean products, and more.

Key Points: 
  • DEERFIELD, Ill., Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Justrite Safety Group has acquired Rhode Island-based National Marker Company (NMC), a leadingmanufacturer of facility safety communication products, such as signs, tags, labels, lockout-tagout devices, 5S/lean products, and more.
  • Since 1934, NMC has helped make the world safer by providing the highest quality safety identification products.
  • Justrite Safety Group is a growing family of leading industrial safety companies.
  • We cover every facet of the industrial safety landscapefrom the storage, containment, and clean-up of hazardous materials, to safety identification, emergency showers, industrial matting, and motion safety solutions.

CPSC Posts Recalls to its Web Site

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 4:07pm

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products.

Key Points: 
  • The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products.
  • Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually.
  • CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
  • Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

Partnership to Improve Safety on America’s Roads Expands

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 2:17pm

Today, a partnership dedicated to the advancement of traffic safety launched the next phase of the Partnership for Analytics Research in Traffic Safety (PARTS).

Key Points: 
  • Today, a partnership dedicated to the advancement of traffic safety launched the next phase of the Partnership for Analytics Research in Traffic Safety (PARTS).
  • The group, made up of public and private participants, including eight automakers, MITRE and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, works together to improve traffic safety in a data-sharing partnership by generating unique analytic results.
  • Results will provide real-world insights into safety benefits and emerging safety opportunities of ADAS today and Automated Driving Systems (ADS) in the future that can improve the performance of advanced safety technologies.
  • The ASIAS collaboration model, which has been critical to improving aviation safety, can also advance traffic safety, and we are proud to serve as the independent third party in this partnership.