Smithfield Foods Achieves Best Safety Records in Company’s History

Interesting news release. It’s always good to hear about companies who are taking safety seriously. Smithfield Foods, Inc. has recognized several of its independent operating companies for achieving the best safety records in the company’s history during the past year.…

Eaton Engineers Circuit Breakers for Wind Applications, Improving Power Reliability, Efficiency and Safety

“Eaton strives to provide customers with a range of circuit protection solutions designed to improve power reliability, reduce energy consumption and enhance safety – in a compact footprint,” said Len Walls, product line manager at Eaton. “The VCP-Wind circuit breaker is specifically engineered to meet the requirements of wind farm applications.”

Cleco instrumental in helping Webb-Rite Safety Inc. develop new life-saving technology for electric utility line mechanics – MarketWatch

PINEVILLE, La., July 20, 2011 – Cleco Power LLC, a subsidiary of Cleco Corp. CNL -0.03% , today announced that it is upgrading the fall protection safety harnesses worn by its electric utility line mechanics to a harness with new…

Delaware Standardizes State Firefighters’ Gas Detectors to Enhance Personal and Public Safety

Multi-State Contract Utilized to Procure Easy-to-Use RAE Systems’ Multi-Gas Monitors and Increase Safety-Equipment Interoperability BALTIMORE, MD–(Marketwire – Jul 20, 2011) – RAE Systems, Inc. today announced its easy-to-use multi-gas monitors and calibration stations will be issued to all fire-service departments…

ASTRO Publishes White Paper on IMRT Safety

Fairfax, Va., July 14, 2011 – As part of the Target Safely initiative, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has developed a white paper, the first of a series of such papers, on the safe use of integrating intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) into the radiation oncology clinic. The executive summary of this white paper is published in the July print issue of Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO), ASTRO’s clinical practice journal. The full text of the document is available in advance of print online at www.practicalradonc.org.

US Department of Labor Launches New Online Tools for Software Developers

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Department of Labor has launched a first-of-its-kind federal website to make it easier for software developers to incorporate Labor Department data into online and mobile applications. The site features published application program…