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Safety officials want faster reporting of aviation incidents

Aviation-safety officials say a close call last year highlights the need for faster reporting of dangerous incidents before evidence is lost......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 11th, 2018

Officials encouraged insider threat training for airlines and airports before stolen Horizon aircraft crash

Aviation safety experts said employee saboteurs and thieves display warning signs that could prevent incidents like the Aug. 10 theft and crash of a Horizon Air plane outside Seattle......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2018

Horizon employee who stole, crashed plane was "fully credentialed," officials said

Alaska Air Group CEO Brad Tilden said both Alaska and Horizon Air are working with the Federal Aviation Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Transportation Safety Board to determine how a Horizon employee was able to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 11th, 2018

Schumer: Feds haven"t done enough to investigate limo safety

On the heels of a horrific limousine crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York, the Senate's top Democrat is pointing to glaring gaps in safety data that he says exist because federal officials have not done enough to investigate limo wrecks......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 14th, 2018

UN court orders US to lift some Iran sanctions

The United Nations' highest court has ordered the United States to lift sanctions on Iran that affect imports of humanitarian goods and products and services linked to the safety of civil aviation......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 3rd, 2018

Walmart, Sam"s Club to put food products on blockchain

Walmart and its unit Sam's Club said on Monday leafy greens suppliers will be asked to implement real-time, farm-to-store tracking using blockchain technology by next September, as the retailer tackles food-safety incidents......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 24th, 2018

Walmart, Sam"s Club to put food products on blockchain

Walmart and its unit Sam's Club said on Monday leafy greens suppliers will be asked to implement real-time, farm-to-store tracking using blockchain technology by next September, as the retailer tackles food-safety incidents......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 24th, 2018

Tesla Is Under Investigation After 2 More Factory Accidents

The state's workplace safety agency opened two new incidents this month. Tesla is under siege for its massive quarterly losses, personal attacks by CEO Elon Musk, and alleged stock manipulation involving an aborted plan to tak.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 14th, 2018

Window cracks in sinking Millennium Tower lead to questions about safety

The Millennium Tower has hit yet another hitch — a cracked window high up on the 36th floor. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the damage has led city officials to issue a citation, mandating that building engineers evaluate the glass p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2018

Air safety warnings around key African hub during strike

Air traffic officials in East Africa are warning of risky conditions for flights in the region around Ethiopia's international airport after air traffic controllers there went on strike......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 1st, 2018

Hawaii airports to receive close to $30M in federal infrastructure grants

Hawaii's airports will receive close to $30 million in federal funding for infrastructure and safety upgrades under the Federal Aviation Administration's Airport Improvement Program. The FAA will award almost $617 million in AIP grants nationwide, wi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2018

Half of Violent Threats Against Schools Occur in Just 10 States

A new report from the Educator's School Safety Network shows that a relative handful of states were responsible for half of the incidents and threats of violence that were recorded for the 2017-2018........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 21st, 2018

$5M drone project at Springfield airport moves forward

A $5 million drone project officials say could be a "game-changer" for the Dayton region is ready to move forward, but final approval from the Federal Aviation Administration is still pending......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 8th, 2018

Airlines, consumer groups ready for fight over FAA bill

Safety and consumer issues will take center stage when the Senate considers a bill to operate the Federal Aviation Administration. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 7th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Death by drones? U.S. officials weigh security threat

Drone industry and law-enforcement officials are struggling to find common ground over expanding flights and protecting public safety, a debate thrust into the public spotlight by a reported assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 7th, 2018

Chipotle update: Affected customers nears 700 as initial tests find no cause

The number of customers reporting they were sickened by eating at a Central Ohio Chipotle Mexican Grill has continued to climb all week, with health officials now saying nearly 700 people are reporting symptoms. The Delaware General Health District o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2018

"I Go Days Without Eating": Some Amazon Workers Left Homeless After Workplace Injuries

Workplace safety incidents have be.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 31st, 2018

New York health officials recommend marijuana legalization in report to governor

The 75-page report, requested by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, conducted a "thorough review" of the "health, criminal justice and public safety, economic, and educational impacts of a regulated marijuana program" in New York State......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 14th, 2018

The New Car Safety Features Rated Most Desirable

A new survey of 1,200 people, conducted by Select Car Leasing, has found that a startling 98% of Brits believe themselves to be ‘safe drivers’. But with the RAC foundation reporting that 65% of fatalities in reported ro.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 13th, 2018

Missouri waterslide injury highlights lax regulation

A safety inspection of a new Six Flags St. Louis waterslide was not conducted by government officials before a woman said she suffered whiplash on the slide......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 6th, 2018

Trump reportedly wants the US to withdraw from World Trade Organization

Axios is reporting that Trump has told several top White House officials he wants to withdraw the United States from the World Trade Organization......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 29th, 2018