Have you ever gotten tired spinning a wrench around and around and around? Enter the RoboGlove, which multiplies the force of the hand wearing it. At the same time, sensors and actuators on each finger tip mimic nerve endings and muscles of a real hand.
Firefighters and police officers routinely run toward trouble when others are running away, but that stress takes a toll on their health.
The average life expectancy of a police officer is 10 years less than the average American, according to research done by Dr. John Violanti.
Heart attacks, not burns or injuries, are the No. 1 cause of on-duty death in firefighters.
The U.S. Department of Justice's National Gang Intelligence Center has issued a bulletin to law enforcement agencies nationwide, suggesting that the general anger towards police could now be morphing into an organized effort to target both uniformed and plain-clothes officers -- especially by street gangs.
Policies concerning body-worn cameras vary considerably across the country. Use our legislation tracker to find out more about passed and pending laws in your state.
The US DOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in coordination with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), have announced proposed regulations for Oil Spill Response Plans and Information Sharing for High-Hazard Flammable Trains (HHFTs) to improve oil spill response readiness and mitigate effects of rail incidents involving petroleum oil.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announces the availability of a new mobile application (app) version of its longstanding Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards. The app was developed as part of the Worker Health History Small National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Project Award and can be used on any device with a Web browser.
Removing chemical, biological, radiological, and toxic contaminants from a range of surface types could be as easy as peeling off a sticker thanks to research conducted by scientists at ECBC and industry partner CBI Polymer.
The attack in Nice that killed more than 80 people is an example of a shift in tactics by terror groups who are encouraging followers in the West to stay home and wreak havoc with whatever means they have at their disposal.
NASA engineers say they're making progress in their efforts to help the U.S. Forest Service design a better emergency fire shelter for wildland firefighters.
ASTM International's Committee on Homeland Security Applications (E54) recently approved three new standards for body armor for military and criminal justice personnel, helping protect them from gunshots and stabs.