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AED manufacturer issues recall reminder

Washington – HeartSine Technologies Ltd., a manufacturer of automated external defibrillators, on Sept. 13 issued a reminder of a recall for some devices that may not function properly during an emergency.
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Lawmakers call out FMCSA on overdue hours-of-service study

Washington – A group of 51 Congress members recently criticized the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for allowing new hours-of-service regulations to go into effect before the agency completed a field study on the rule’s effectiveness.
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Sen. Rockefeller recounts ‘black lung’ efforts

Bluefield, WV – Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) met with miners, stakeholders, and miner safety and health advocates on Sept. 5 to discuss ending “black lung” – a deadly but preventable lung disease also known as coal workers’ pneumoconiosis.
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GAO questions USDA proposal for increased poultry line speeds

Washington – The Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service failed to thoroughly evaluate pilot programs used as the basis for a proposed rule to increase line speeds in poultry-processing facilities, according to a new Government Accountability Office report.
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