Recall Alert: FDA Abbott & Thoratec Pull 14,000 HeartMate LVADs Over Safety Concerns

Chicago, Illinois – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Class I recall for nearly 14,000 HeartMate left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) manufactured by Abbott and its subsidiary Thoratec. This recall comes after continued concerns over safety that have been linked to multiple deaths associated with the devices. The recall specifically pertains … Read more

Safe Sleeping Sites in San Diego Experience Four Fatalities- City Response Emphasizes Safety and Wellness

San Diego, California – Since the recent expansion of multiple housing options for people experiencing homelessness in San Diego, four individuals have tragically passed away at the city’s safe sleeping sites, according to city officials. The deaths have raised concerns about the safety and well-being of residents at these sites, prompting heightened measures to ensure … Read more

Unprovoked Attack on NIA Officers in Kolkata Raises Concerns of Safety and Law Enforcement

Kolkata, India: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday defended its officers’ actions in West Bengal’s Bhupatinagar area, stating that the attack they faced was unwarranted. The agency refuted claims of wrongdoing made by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) but did not address allegations of bribery against one of its officers. According to the NIA statement, … Read more

Explosion Rocks Ikeja Military Cantonment in Lagos, Nigerian Army Assures Public Safety

LAGOS, Nigeria – An explosion shook the Ikeja Military Cantonment in Lagos State on Monday, causing concern among residents. The blast took place on a farmland within the cantonment, but fortunately, no casualties were reported at the time. The Nigerian Army addressed the incident, labeling it as a minor event and reassuring the public to … Read more

Drownings Spike Due to Selfies and Poor Swimming Skills: Lifesavers Urge Beach Safety Education to Curb Tragedies

Sydney, Australia – A recent report has revealed a concerning trend in drowning incidents in Australia, with a 10 per cent increase in drownings this summer compared to the previous year. Water safety experts attribute this rise to various factors, including the quest for the perfect selfie at remote beaches and limited swimming abilities. During … Read more

Dog Attack Leaves Child Seriously Injured, Prompts Safety Concerns in Communities

Toronto, Canada – A violent dog attack in Toronto, Canada left a woman critically injured. The incident occurred in the early hours of the morning in a residential neighborhood. The victim, a 35-year-old woman, was walking her dog when she was suddenly attacked by a large pit bull. Neighbors reported hearing screams for help and … Read more

Sleep Safety Practices Found Major Factor in Sudden Infant Deaths, Study Shows

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia – A recent study reveals that many babies who die unexpectedly in their sleep are exposed to multiple hazards that may have contributed to their deaths. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, found that unsafe sleep practices are present in 76% of Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUID). Researchers analyzed nearly 7,600 SUID … Read more

Safety Innovation Unveiled for Demolition Machinery at Fachtagung Abbruch Event

Berlin, Germany – Florian Lauterbach from Hammerglass AB shared insights on the company’s innovative RABS windscreen system at the recent Fachtagung Abbruch event. The system is specifically designed to enhance safety for demolition and construction machine operators by offering protection from falling debris. Additionally, it allows contractors to replace traditional metal grid guards on machine … Read more

Journalist Attacked by Ruling Party Cadres in Dhaka: BJIM Calls for Improved Safety Measures

New Delhi, India – The Bangladesh Journalists in International Media (BJIM) has issued a strong statement condemning the recent attack on journalist Sabbir Ahmed and urging for better safety measures for journalists in Bangladesh. Sabbir, a correspondent for Shomoyer Alo, was viciously assaulted by a group believed to be associated with the Bangladesh Chhatra League … Read more

Explosion investigation: HVAC expert shares gas safety tips after American Fork incident

American Fork, Utah – The Utah State Fire Marshal is currently assisting in investigating the cause of a house explosion that occurred in American Fork on March 20, 2024. The incident, which resulted in significant damage to the property, has prompted heightened concerns about gas safety in the local community. Following the explosion, HVAC experts … Read more