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Playing It Safe This Summer: Spotlight on Rail Safety

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Safety is and has always been a priority for CSX, guiding every aspect of the company’s operations. CSX works tirelessly to prevent rail-related injuries and accidents at all levels through educational programs and initiatives to help protect employees, the public, and the communities in which we operate.

The summer season is a great time to revisit CSX’s “Tips for Staying Safe Near Trains or Tracks”:

Four Tips to Stay Safe and Be More Environmentally Responsible this Fourth of July

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PHOENIX, June 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The summer is in full swing, and this July 4th weekend, Republic Services encourages you to incorporate safety and environmental responsibility into your festivities with these practical tips:

  1. The safest way to dispose of used and unused fireworks is to submerge them in water before disposal. Safely disposing your soaked fireworks debris, including used matches, in a trash container not only mitigates the risk of fire, it also helps to prevent littering.

Safety + You = Zero Harm

By: Brigette Philpot
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Brigette is responsible for leading the North American Safety Team to drive our Zero Harm culture and improve the Quality of Life of our employees, clients and customers by keeping them safe.

As we begin our celebration for National Safety Month in June, I wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on creating a workplace where safety comes first.

Let’s start by taking a look at the most common kinds of injuries in the workplace. According to the National Safety Council, the top causes of injury in American workplaces last year were:

GM Produces First Round of Self-Driving Chevrolet Bolt EV Test Vehicles

Summary: 
  • First Company to Use Mass-Production Methods for Autonomous Vehicles
  • Test Bolt EVs Feature Company’s Latest Generation of AV Technology
  • GM’s Self-Driving Test Fleet Will Grow to 180
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  • First Company to Use Mass-Production Methods for Autonomous Vehicles
  • Test Bolt EVs Feature Company’s Latest Generation of AV Technology
  • GM’s Self-Driving Test Fleet Will Grow to 180

Michael Bloomberg: Automakers, Developing Nations Must Commit to Auto Safety

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American automobile manufacturers have made enormous progress in recent decades to ensure that the cars we drive here in the U.S. are safer. American consumers now take airbags and anti-collision systems for granted when they buy a car, and the long-term trend is clear: Lives are being saved on our roads. And it’s a great time to celebrate those accomplishments this week at the 25th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles in Detroit. 

Bloomberg Philanthropies Hosts International Road Safety Experts in Mumbai to Discuss Initiatives to Prevent Traffic Deaths and Injuries

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Annual meeting convenes global network of cities and countries committed to improving road safety, furthers Michael R. Bloomberg’s efforts to combat injuries as WHO Global Ambassador

Light Electrification Leads 2018 Buick LaCrosse Updates

Buick’s technology flagship just got more sophisticated
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DETROIT, June 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ — The Buick LaCrosse expands its technological credentials by adding eAssist light electrification for the 2018 model. The combination of an electric motor with Buick’s latest 2.5L four-cylinder engine delivers quiet, refined and spirited efficient performance backed by the value and customer experience expected of Buick.

2018 Equinox: Doing More with Less

Leaner, stronger body is foundation for a nimbler, safer driving experience
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DETROIT, May 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Crossovers become more agile when they drop some weight. For the redesigned 2018 Equinox, shedding nearly 400 pounds —approximately 10 percent of its mass — pays dividends in a nimbler, more responsive and more refined driving experience. Combined with this weight loss, the all-new body was designed and optimized for top safety ratings.

Duke Engineer Builds Robots that Protect & Serve

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When robots are mentioned, it’s easy to conjure up memories of old science fiction movies. But do they have a place in today’s energy industry?

Kentucky employee Steve Hinkel is working on it. His innovative efforts teaching and designing robots have already caught the attention of local law enforcement and may have a future at Duke Energy.

Éléonore Recognized for 2016 Safety Record

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Goldcorp employees understand that safety standards are in place for everyone’s protection, and each employee is personally accountable. Goldcorp’s Éléonore mine has been recognised for its outstanding safety record in the 2016 calendar year with the John T. Ryan National Safety Trophy for Metal Mines. The award is in recognition of the Éléonore mine who achieved 2,592,938 hours worked during 2016, with a reportable injury rate of 0.15, the best among Metal Mines in Canada. Similarly the operation earned Regional Safety Awards for Metal Mines in 2015 and 2014.

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