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Enhanced Man Down/Lone Worker detection devices from Industrial Scientific

Man Alone/Lone Worker devices sold by Apollo Safety deploy communication and precise employee positioning technologies for every scenario—indoors, outdoors, and remote locations. The technology will alert responders and direct them in real-time to a precise outdoor...

Best Buy extends reach into booming health care market with GreatCall

Toni Watson takes calls at GreatCall’s Carlsbad, Calif., service center. GreatCall also has a center in Reno, Nev. (Minneapolis) Star Tribune 5.26.19 - Roanoke Times- CARLSBAD, Calif. The man at the other end of the phone line was confused. But Daina Blackmon calmly...

Deceptive door-to-door solicitor targets Lafayette woman, credit score drops

 5.25.19 - KLFY- Lafayette, La. An Acadiana woman is speaking out after deceptive door-to-door alarm solicitors targeted her and other residents in her neighborhood. Lynn Gorencel says a man knocked on her door claiming to be an ADT salesperson. As News Ten found...

East Metro Area Crime Center unveiled, used for intelligence-led policing

East Metro Area Crime Center unveiled, used for intelligence-led ... 5.25.19 - Alabama's News Leader- In East Alabama law enforcement are using new methods to fight crime. Technology is a key component. Twenty-three local, state, and federal agencies will be using the...

Burglars Are Cutting Jewelry Stores’ Power Lines to Disable Alarms

5.26.19 - INSTORE MAG- It’s happened more than 30 times across the country The Jewelers’ Security Alliance reports that there’s been a nationwide pattern of burglars cutting jewelry stores’ power lines in order to disable alarm systems. On April 17, JSA issued a crime...

Kidde’s New Smoke Alarm Designed to Reduce Cooking Nuisance Alarms

5.21.19 - Security Sales & Integration- Mebane, N.C. MEBANE, N.C. — Nuisance smoke alarms continue to be a problem due to certain detectors not being able to tell the difference between the  between smoke from a charred roast in the oven and a genuine,...

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Enhanced Man Down/Lone Worker detection devices from Industrial Scientific

Enhanced Man Down/Lone Worker detection devices from Industrial Scientific

Man Alone/Lone Worker devices deploy communication and precise employee positioning technologies for every scenario. ... trigger an audible, visual and vibration alarm back to out to a monitoring station, to a cell through text or email notifications, or directly to emergency services.”.
Best Buy extends reach into booming health care market with GreatCall

Best Buy extends reach into booming health care market with GreatCall

As the nation ages, technology holds promise to help older adults stay in their homes longer and relieve some stress on family members concerned with their safety. The demographics also present enormous business opportunities, which is why Best Buy Co. Inc. spent $800 million in cash in October to purchase GreatCall.
Deceptive door-to-door solicitor targets Lafayette woman, credit score drops

Deceptive door-to-door solicitor targets Lafayette woman, credit score drops

 An Acadiana woman is speaking out after deceptive door-to-door alarm solicitors targeted her and other residents in her neighborhood. Lynn Gorencel says a man knocked on her door claiming to be an ADT salesperson. As News Ten found out, he wasn't.
East Metro Area Crime Center unveiled, used for intelligence-led policing

East Metro Area Crime Center unveiled, used for intelligence-led policing

In the event there an alarm is set off at a bank, officer who are responding will be able to have live information about what's going on. They will also offer banks to set up live feeds to the center.
Burglars Are Cutting Jewelry Stores’ Power Lines to Disable Alarms

Burglars Are Cutting Jewelry Stores’ Power Lines to Disable Alarms

It’s happened more than 30 times across the country. -The Jewelers' Security Alliance reports that there's been a nationwide pattern of burglars cutting jewelry stores' power lines in order to disable alarm systems.
Kidde’s New Smoke Alarm Designed to Reduce Cooking Nuisance Alarms

Kidde’s New Smoke Alarm Designed to Reduce Cooking Nuisance Alarms

The new Kidde smoke alarms are said to be the first to meet the new UL 217 safety standard for distinguishing real fires from harmless smoke.
Occupational licensing executive order tracking

Occupational licensing executive order tracking

This table includes a list of occupational licensing related executive orders that governors have signed since 2016. Here you can find the title of each executive order, the year it was signed, a link to the original text, and keywords that indicate the type of action that the order mandates.
5-27-19 NESA Monitor

5-27-19 NESA Monitor

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