News tagged with safety measures

Crucial passive safety measures to save lives

The mandatory use of seat belts and innovative vehicle designs have done much to reduce injury and death from road accidents. Such 'passive' safety measures are an important part of any strategy to reduce ...

Oct 09, 2013
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Chile successfully exhumes body of poet Neruda

(AP)—Chilean forensic experts exhumed the body of Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda on Monday, trying to solve a four-decade mystery about the death of one the greatest poets of the 20th century.

Apr 09, 2013
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Aeration tube makes swimming safer

Accidents with pool grilles result in fatalities every year. Pool owners and builders are hardly aware of the risks of suction entrapment. UT student Joost Avezaat studied the technical safety of water circulation ...

Apr 04, 2013
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Risks of nanomaterials under the microscope

Nanotechnology is continually increasing in terms of research, economic and social significance. However, working with synthetic nanomaterials also conceals risks. Empa has produced a study for the Federal ...

Feb 25, 2013
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Samsung in hot seat over abusing Chinese workers

(AP)—Fresh off a billion-dollar loss in a patent fight with rival smartphone maker Apple, embattled Samsung Electronics Co. now finds itself accused by a labor rights group of mistreating workers in China and illegally ...

Sep 05, 2012
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Road phones safer than ever

New self-lighting and self monitoring telephones on road highways and other key locations can reduce the need for maintenance significantly and, more importantly, save lives.

May 03, 2012
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