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 …





Safety Concerns Halt Trial for Abbott Kidney Treatment

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) said Thursday a clinical trial of a once-promising experimental treatment for kidney disease was discontinued due to safety concerns including an excess death rate among the drug’s users.The setback clouds the prospects for the drug, bardoxolone, which Abbott and analysts had expected to generate more than $1 billion in annual …





Home Safety and Savings Series: Grocery Tips

Todd Long, manager of Harter House in Strafford, shares tips to make the most of your grocery budget and proper food storage. …





ONLINE SAFETY: It’s important businesses, industry keep online safety in mind

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Charter bus company involved in NJ crash wasn’t authorized to operate in the US


The Toronto-based owner of a chartered bus that crashed on a New Jersey highway wasn’t authorized to operate in the United States, a U.S. transport safety watchdog confirmed Monday.The bus flipped, slid and crashed into a boggy embankment on an interstate exit ramp in Wayne, N.J., on Saturday morning. Twenty-three people were injured and at [...]





Fire Prevention Week Features Fire Safety Open House in McKinney

Submitted by Stacie Durham, McKinney Fire Department If you awoke to a fire in your home, how much time would you have to safely get out? According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), many people estimate they would have at least 6 minutes before a fire would become life threatening. Unfortunately, the time is [...]





Waikato rates highly for home accidents

Waikato is shaping up as one of the most dangerous regions when it comes to falls in the home, ACC figures show. More than 12,000 Waikato people aged 25-64 years made a claim to ACC due to an injury sustained in the …





Businesses Urged to Stock Up on Safety Supplies Ahead of Winter

Are you looking to prepare your business for winter? …