Safety a Major Focus of CTOTF Conference

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 15:49:27 +0000

Marc Yeston kicked off the Combustion Turbine Operations Technical Forum (CTOTF) spring conference on April 29 in St. Augustine, Florida, with a keynote presentation focused on safety, and how power plant managers and supervisors can improve safety programs. Yeston (Figure 1) has worked as a flight paramedic, a federal and state law enforcement officer, a […]

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Dole to inspect 2 companies for quake safety protocol violation

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 21:36:19 +0000

The Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) will inspect next week at least two companies that allegedly failed to follow safety protocols

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DND on Zamboanga travel warning: Duterte looking out for tourists’ safety

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 11:26:11 +0000

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Wednesday said President Rodrigo Duterte’s travel warning in Zamboanga was only meant as his “way of looking out for the safety of tourists visiting the Philippines.”

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Fisher-Price recalls sleepers after more than 30 babies died

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 13 Apr 2019 03:31:40 +0000

Fisher-Price recalls sleepers after more than 30 babies died

Fisher-Price recalled nearly five million infant sleepers on Friday after more than 30 babies died in them over a 10-year period.

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LIST: PNP’s summer vacation safety tips

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:16:09 +0000

LIST: PNP’s summer vacation safety tips

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) urged the public on Wednesday to be mindful of travel safety tips as they kickstart their summer vacation in the provinces and tourist destinations.

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Flexible Operation of Nuclear Power Plants Ramps Up

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000

A widespread misconception persists that nuclear plants can only function as inflexible baseload sources of power—and it’s hurting prospects for the nuclear sector’s role in the world’s future power

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Using Infrared Drone Technology to Inspect Solar Panels and Wind Turbines

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000

An East Coast industrial plant had for months experienced a significant dropoff in energy production from its 36,000-square-foot solar field. The plant’s maintenance team had been unable to find any problems

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Financial pressure mounts to fix Boeing’s troubled jetliner

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 23:22:53 +0000

Financial pressure mounts to fix Boeing's troubled jetliner

Boeing is facing mounting pressure to roll out a software update on its best-selling plane in time for airlines to use the jets during the peak summer travel season.

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Trump Acts on Critical Infrastructure Resiliency Against EMP Threats

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 21:44:45 +0000

President Trump has signed an executive order (EO) to boost coordination for and national resilience against electromagnetic pulse (EMP) threats—both from nuclear warfare and natural events like solar superstorms. The action suggests new federal mandates to protect critical infrastructure against EMP events and attacks may be on the horizon.  Senior Trump administration officials from the from the […]

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Trump Acts on Critical Infrastructure Resiliency Against EMP Events

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 21:44:45 +0000

President Trump has signed an executive order (EO) to boost coordination and national resilience to electromagnetic pulse (EMP) threats—both from nuclear warfare and natural events like solar superstorms.  Senior Trump administration officials from the from the National Security Council (NSC), the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Energy—who took the unusual step in […]

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