Across The Wire

  1. U.S. Navy Awards Burns & McDonnell $20M IDIQ Contract For Fire Protection Services At Bases And Facilities In The Pacific
    3/20/2019

    Burns & McDonnell has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific to provide a range of fire protection design and engineering services for an up to five-year period

  2. FARO® Releases FARO ZONE 3D 2019 For Public Safety
    3/14/2019

    FARO® (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for public safety forensics, announces the availability of the FARO Zone 3D 2019 software platform (https://www.faro.com/products/public-safety-forensics/faro-zone-3d/). The FARO Zone 3D platform is specifically designed to enable investigators and security professionals to enhance the quality of site and evidence capture, documentation, reconstruction and analysis for crime, crash, fire and security applications

  3. New App ‘WorkMode' Eliminates Cell Phone Distraction On Safety-Sensitive Worksites
    3/12/2019

    Brooklyn start-up Riveted Labs has launched a new app called "WorkMode" (https://www.workmode.net/) that gives employers the ability to measure their employees' personal smartphone usage while physically at work and on shift.

  4. SWANA Adds New Safety Stickers To Protect Workers
    3/11/2019

    The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is collaborating with BrandArmor to provide an important new safety decal for the back of waste and recycling collection trucks. BrandArmor has created large, SafetyFirst™ Prismatic Reflective caution decals, which include the familiar warning to Slow Down to Get Around. The reflective decals will be visible up to a distance of 1,800 feet at night.

  5. Maple Leaf Plants Recognized For Workplace Safety Achievements
    2/14/2019

    Four Maple Leaf Foods (TSX: MFI) plants were recognized on Tuesday by the North American Meat Institute and the National Safety Council with awards for their workplace safety achievements

  6. MSA And JVCKENWOOD Team Up To Offer Firefighters Improved Voice Communication Capabilities
    2/14/2019

    Communicating clearly and effectively is always a challenge for firefighters given the prevalence of loud and often piercing background noise at a fire ground. Overcoming this hazard and making two-way communication between firefighters more reliable is the goal of a new collaborative effort between global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) and JVCKENWOOD, a leading developer of critical communication solutions

  7. IBM Helps Organizations Monitor Their Workers' Safety With Watson Iot
    2/13/2019

    IBM Think -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced major collaborations with Garmin Health, Guardhat, Mitsufuji and SmartCone to monitor worker safety in hazardous environments, including those working in construction, mining and factories, using IoT technologies, integrated into wearables. IBM's Maximo Worker Insights will monitor biometric and environmental data to help identify whether employees are experiencing dangers or risk

  8. Hamilton-Ryker Uses Virtual Reality To Assess And Train Workers On Forklifts
    2/12/2019

    Virtual Reality (VR) is revolutionizing training, and Hamilton-Ryker's (H-R) newest division TalentGro® is taking full advantage of this new technology. The company is using VR Forklifts to assess proficiency and provide training to both temporary employees and clients' direct employees

  9. Former U.S. Marine And Firefighter Invents Glow-In-The-Dark Technology For First Responders And All U.S. Buildings For Visible Exits In A Disaster
    2/12/2019

    Imagine searching for an exit in a smoke-filled hotel or trying to leave a stadium after a terror attack

  10. KNAACK® Introduces New Safety Kage™ Model For Construction Site Safety Directors
    2/5/2019

    KNAACK®, the trusted leader in tool storage and security, today introduces the KNAACK® Safety Kage™ 139-SK-01