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January 17, 2021

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Coronavirus: Concerns over bosses breaking Covid safety rules

BBC
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-55695185 The Observer reports that no companies have been prosecuted and fined for breaking workplace coronavirus safety rules since the start of the latest national lockdown in England, although a spokeswoman for the HSE said figures on enforcement action, which can include verbal advice or a written warning, cannot be......

Restoring subway safety is vital to NYC’s future

NYPost
Post Editorial Board In 2020, subway riders and transit workers endured more than COVID-19. Amid the drop in ridership, the commuters who used the transit to get to and from work were imperiled by ranting madmen and opportunistic thugs. The city’s subways were hit by spikes in robberies, assaults, burglaries......

NRA files for bankruptcy

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The National Rifle Association filed for bankruptcy this Friday, months after a lawsuit from New York’s Attorney General alleging tax fraud and questionable spending by top executives. The NRA plans to reincorporate in Texas. Source link To Return to......

President-elect Biden announces plan for coronavirus vaccine distribution

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President-elect Joe Bien on Friday announced his plan to speed up the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations, calling the Trump administration’s rollout a dismal failure. Weijia Jiang reports. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click......

U.S. vehicle safety agency asks Tesla to recall 158,716 older vehicles over touchscreen glitches

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Customers look at a Tesla Motors Inc. Model X electric vehicle on display at the company’s showroom in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) asked......

Sriwijaya Air crash places Indonesia’s aviation safety under fresh spotlight

Reuters
By Jamie Freed, Stanley Widianto SYDNEY/JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s chequered air safety record is again in the spotlight after a Sriwijaya Air jet carrying 62 people crashed into the Java Sea minutes after takeoff on Saturday, marking the country’s third major airline crash in just over six years. A police......

California governor cancels regular Covid briefing over safety concerns following violent Trump protest

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Gavin Newsom, governor of California, speaks during a news conference in Sacramento, California Rich Pedroncelli | Bloomberg | Getty Images California Gov. Gavin Newsom canceled his scheduled coronavirus update on Wednesday out of “an abundance of caution” after a mob......

Gynecologist on what is known about COVID-19 vaccines benefits, risks for pregnant women

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The CDC says pregnant women are at a significantly higher risk for severe COVID-19 illness and death compared to non-pregnant women of the same age. As vaccines roll out, many pregnant women are agonizing over whether to get it,......

MBMA Announces Safety Award Winners

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 CLEVELAND – Dec. 21, 2020 – — www.mbma.com: The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) annually honors member companies that demonstrate exceptional performance in maintaining workplace safety. These awards are given to Building Systems members as well as Associate members for their performance during the previous calendar year. Safety awards for......

Vice President Pence, second lady get COVID-19 vaccine on live TV

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here White House correspondent Ben Tracy joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss Vice President Mike Pence getting vaccinated on live TV, what message it sends and the other White House officials who are expected to get the vaccine. Source link......

U.S. COVID-19 death toll passes 300,000 as vaccine rolls out

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As the vaccine rolls out across the nation, the U.S. surpassed a grim milestone in the pandemic. More than 300,000 people have died from COVID-19. Jonathan Vigliotti reports. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page –......

Inauguration committee says Biden’s scaled-down swearing-in will include ‘vigorous health and safety protocols’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The committee urged Americans to refrain from traveling for the inaugural activities amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The ceremony’s footprint will be “extremely limited,” according to the committee, and the parade on Inauguration Day would be “reimagined.” “Our goal......

Last-play MNF safety swings millions at books

ESPN
One bettor’s bad beat is another’s fortunate win. The last play of the Monday night thriller between the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns produced both. A desperation, multi-lateral play by the Browns as time expired resulted in a safety for the Ravens that covered the spread and swung millions of......

NASA Releases Best Practices Handbook to Help Improve Space Safety

NASA
NASA has released the first iteration of its Spacecraft Conjunction Assessment and Collision Avoidance Best Practices Handbook to share information on best practices for coordinating in-orbit activity in a safe and responsible manner. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – For......

Amazon dragged its feet on Covid-19 worker safety probe, says California AG, asking for court order

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Amazon workers at Amazon’s Staten Island warehouse strike in demand that the facility be shut down and cleaned after one staffer tested positive for the coronavirus on March 30, 2020 in New York. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images......

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