"We need to have not only a safe work environment, but they need to have one that does everything possible to retain high quality employees," Hucker said. "When you have a toxic environment like that it puts riders at risk, puts employees at risk and undermines the whole system." … [Read more...] about Top Metro official reassigned after audit alleged she undermined safety oversight
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“They have customized forecast platforms, numerical models that are very high resolution that can forecast the winds in a very specific, localized regions. In addition to looking at fire danger and fire potential, each utility has their own set of tools that are state of the art science,” he said. … [Read more...] about What Triggers PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs?
I understand that Trump's "what pandemic?" attitude is shared by many of his supporters — and it feels good, viscerally, to pretend to "get back to normal" — but Trump's disregard for social distancing guidelines and other safety measures is a shocking contradiction of his own government's recommendations and a violation of Nevada's restrictions on gatherings of 50 people or more. … [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
NEW YORK (AP) — The leaders of a number of businesses urged Mayor Bill de Blasio in a letter Thursday “to take immediate action" on public safety and other issues in New York City as part of dealing with the city's longer-term economic concerns. … [Read more...] about Business leaders send letter of concern to de Blasio