The 'Business Safety News' Category

Safety-Kleen sold for $1.25 billion

Plano-based Safety-Kleen Inc., an environmental services company, has enticed a corporate suitor to buy the company. Clean Harbors Inc., a Boston-area based provider of hazardous water disposal and landfills, announced Monday that it has reached an agreement to acquire Safety-Kleen for $1.25 billion in cash. The deal is expected to





Jets safety LaRon Landry — Talkin’ ’bout monkey business

By Lisa Zimmerman | 04:33 PM ET October 26, 2012 When he’s not playing football, Jets safety LaRon Landry enjoys hanging with his pet monkey, Mr. Gucci. (US Presswire) One day, about three years …





Clashing views on Pa. Senate hopeful’s mining past

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Tom Smith, the candidate for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania who made a small fortune in the coal mining business, ran mines that routinely performed poorly on a federal statistic that measured workers’ days lost because of on-the-job injuries, federal mining safety records show.His …





Stringent safety mechanisms in place to ensure n-safety: AERB

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Feds probe Taurus, Sable for stuck throttles

DETROIT — A U.S. government safety agency has opened an investigation into complaints that the throttles can stick on some older-model Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable sedans. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in documents posted on its website Friday that 50 drivers have complained about the problem in cars from the 2000 through [...]





Motorola Solutions beats estimates on public safety spending

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Monster Beverage Stands by the Safety of Its Products

Hampel Discusses Failure to Test for Cancer Genes

Hampel Discusses Failure to Test for Cancer Genes Oct. 24 (Bloomberg) — Heather Hampel, a genetic counselor at Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, talks with Bloomberg’s Robert Langreth about failures to administer tests for Lynch syndrome, an inherited disposition to contracting certain forms of colorectal and endometrial cancers. While genetic testing …





National Safety Council honors Firmenich with 2012 Robert W. Campbell Award

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 22, 2012 — The highest safety award any organization can achieve globallyORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, the National Safety Council presented its 2012 Robert W. Campbell Award to Firmenich, at the Opening Session of its Congress Expo, the world’s largest annual gathering of safety and health professionals. This …





Rules for US Bus Investigations Tightened After Fatal Crash

The U.S. Transportation Department is adopting a rule forbidding the kind of reprieve that regulators granted a bus company that was supposed to be closed for safety violations before a fatal crash last year. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed rule change, published today on the Federal Register’s website, would prevent the agency from [...]