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By the CNN Wire Staff Seventeen days ago, Radcliffe Haughton allegedly slashed his wife’s tires outside a suburban Milwaukee salon. Three days ago, the 45-year-old man was issued a restraining order mandating that he stay away from her for the next four years. And now he is dead. But not before, police say, Haughton gunned [...]

 

 

 

 

The Toxic Home: Safety Issues You May Be Ignoring

By Claudia Anrig, DC No one can deny that industrialization has created quite a few conveniences. But with these modern-day conveniences have come modern-day health hazards – the worst being those that are potentially toxic to ourselves and our children. Let’s learn more about the toxic dangers in your home and a few common household [...]

 

 

 

 

Excerpts from violent emails of Calif. professor

By The Associated PressExcerpts from emails to himself and his wife included in court filings in the case of Rainer Reinscheid, a professor charged with arson after the suicide of his 14-year-old son Claas Stubbe, a student at University High School in Irvine: …

 

 

 

 

Port Chester Firefighters: Attic Fire Damages Locust Avenue Home; Safety …

An overheated electrical cord is suspected as the cause of a fire in an attic apartment in a multi-family residence on Locust Avenue, according to the Port Chester Fire Department. While the fire was determined to be an accident, firefighters said there were numerous safety violations found, including the lack of working smoke detectors in [...]

 

 

 

 

Severe weather events spur insurance industry changes

The increasing frequency of the kind of severe weather that uproots trees and rips roofs from Ontario homes is also forcing changes in the insurance industry. Home insurance rates are likely to rise and firms have already processed hundreds of millions of dollars due to hail, water and structural damage this summer in the province, [...]

 

 

 

 

Congressional bill addresses safety in building codes

Testifying before Congress about a lack of safe building codes in some states, the Insurance Institute for Business Home Safety urged legislators to pass a bill that would provide incentives for adopting updates to the International Residential Code (IRC). “Every region of our country is …

 

 

 

 

Business owner: Safety 1st: JDM Safety Training Services opens in downtown …

JDM Talk about it A lack of safety training is often …

 

 

 

 

Giant wind tunnel destroys buildings to study safety in South Carolina

The cement block wall of a strip mall restaurant came tumbling down as the business was blasted with 135 mph winds. The epic event unfolded under controlled conditions inside the Insurance Institute for Business Home Safety’s giant wind tunnel in rural Chester County, S.C. IBHS, a non-profit safety research organization funded by the …

 

 

 

 

Giant wind tunnel destroys buildings to study safety

The cement block wall of a strip mall restaurant came tumbling down as the business was blasted with 135 mph winds. The epic event unfolded under controlled conditions inside the Insurance Institute for Business Home Safety’s giant wind tunnel in rural Chester County, S.C. IBHS, a non-profit safety research organization funded by the …