DTE invests $900,000 in electric safety education campaign for children, first responder training

DTE Energy is launching a $900,000 education program to inform the public – children in particular – about downed wire safety, and will provide funding to purchase electrical safety equipment and train local fire departments across Southeast Michigan, the company announced today. DTE developed a comprehensive strategy to further emphasize public safety and educate residents about downed power lines following the Michigan Public Service Commission’s investigation into the May 4, 2018 wind storm.  Tragically, a customer who came in contact with a downed wire died. “Safety of the public and…

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NSC Receives Grant from McElhattan Foundation to Speed Adoption of Technologies to Make Workplaces Safer

The National Safety Council has received a $500,000 grant from the Pittsburgh-based McElhattan Foundation to launch the Work to Zero initiative, which will help educate employers about new technological safety advancements that promise to reduce and ultimately eliminate preventable deaths in the workplace. NSC also will develop tools and resources for employers who want to integrate potentially life-saving technology, including comprehensive reports and a training program. The grant is the largest single-payment grant in the history of the McElhattan Foundation, established last year by Kent McElhattan, co-founder and chairman at…

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Battery Safety Campaign Raises Awareness to Help Prevent Safety Incidents

To educate consumers on safe battery handling and recycling practices, Call2Recycle®, North America’s first and largest consumer battery recycling program, is launching a battery safety campaign in conjunction with industry partners and Bay Area recycling centers and waste facilities. More than ever before, consumers are enjoying the many benefits that come with the freedom to go unplugged. This means that battery usage is at an all-time high. Despite having battery laws in place, many Californians remain unaware of the ‘hidden dangers’ tied to their used batteries. In 2017 alone, 65%…

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NHEO Institute Launches An Inspiring Campaign To Eliminate Construction-Related Hazards

National Hispanic Entrepreneurs’ Organization (NHEO) Institute has proudly announced that it has successfully launched an inspiring campaign called ‘Building a Safer Future’. With an aim to impact more than one million people, the campaign will play a major role in reducing and ultimately eliminating construction-related hazards. The campaign will involve hundreds of volunteers across the country working during the year, as NHEO Institute celebrates its 10th Anniversary serving the Hispanic community. “All accidents are preventable so let us work together under the umbrella of this campaign to improve the culture…

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