The commission said the environment at the control center "includes distractions, fear, threats and conflicting instructions that prevent overworked and undertrained controllers from fully and properly carrying out their duties. These serious safety concerns create a variety of safety risks for everyone who depends on Metrorail." … [Read more...] about Top Metro official reassigned after audit alleged she undermined safety oversight
Breaking a lease due to safety concerns
"San Francisco's unique creativity and inventiveness is a part of Twitter's DNA, and we feel like we are part of San Francisco. Three-quarters of our employees who live in San Francisco are involved in causes and charities in the city. Our employees are excited to be active members of our future neighborhood as volunteers, customers, diners and patrons of the arts." … [Read more...] about Twitter signs lease for headquarters in Mid-Market
In addition to low humidity and wind speeds, PG&E must take into account localized fuel moisture content — the dry brush and trees — and local topography like valleys, canyons and peaks, which can create microclimates with locally higher wind gusts. … [Read more...] about What Triggers PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs?
"There is definitely some anxiety in the pool," one of the sources told me ahead of time, since the event was fully indoors, with seats close together and no serious attempts at Covid containment. There are "temp checks but that is meaningless," the source said. "Masks recommended but not required." … [Read more...] about While Trump defies coronavirus safety guidelines at rally, TV networks exercise caution
"With increasing public concerns about the processes we are using to develop these vaccines, and even more importantly, the processes that will be used to evaluate these vaccines, we saw it as critical to come out and reiterate our commitment that we will develop our products, our vaccines, using the highest ethical standards and the most scientific [rigorous] processes," Bourla said. … [Read more...] about 9 vaccine makers sign safety pledge in race for Covid-19 vaccine