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Scotiabank Commits $300,000 in Support of the Community of Humboldt and the Province of Saskatchewan

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TORONTO, April 16, 2018 /CNW/ - To demonstrate our support following the recent tragedy involving the Humboldt Broncos Junior hockey team, Scotiabank is committing $300,000 in support of the people of Humboldt, Saskatchewan and area.

Revamped Virtual Reality Tools to Prove Valuable in Emergency Response, Says Munjeet Singh, VP at Booz Allen

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Whether its reaching your 10,000-step goal for the day on your Fitbit, typing a message on your new iPhone or getting a violent shake on your video game controller when you lose; haptic technology has been around for years. Haptic technology is the use of vibration, force or other motions to simulate the feel of a virtual object or to give feedback. What if you were to pair a legacy tool like haptics with emerging tech such as virtual reality?

Law Enforcement Pioneer Use of Lockheed Martin Indago Unmanned Aerial System with Project Lifesaver International

Indago quadrotor UAS helps first responders locate at-risk missing individuals
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VINEYARD, Utah, May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Sheriff's agencies are poised to use the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Indago quadrotor small unmanned aerial system (UAS) to perform search and rescue operations as part of the Project Lifesaver International (PLI) program that supports clients with autism, Down syndrome and dementia.

Norfolk Southern Safety Train Reaches More Than 1,900 First Responders on 18-City Tour

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NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Norfolk Southern’s safety train recently completed its 2016 tour, training 1,926 first responders in 18 cities in 13 states across NS’ rail network. With rolling classrooms and hands-on activities, the safety train provided free training to firefighters, police officers, emergency management personnel, and other first responders on how to safely respond to a rail-related hazardous materials incident.

Human-Machine Teams: Lockheed Martin UAS and Optionally-Piloted Helicopters Validate Firefighting and Search-and-Rescue Capabilities

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Rome, N.Y., November 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) demonstrated for the first time how its suite of optionally-piloted helicopters and small unmanned aerial systems can work together to successfully locate and extinguish fires, pinpoint the location of a missing person, and bring that person to safety.

Area Emergency Responders Hone Their Skills on Norfolk Southern Safety Train

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NORFOLK, Va., October 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation’s safety train rolled into Chattanooga, Tenn., this week, hosting 195 area emergency responders who received advanced training in safely handling potential rail incidents involving hazardous materials.

Atlanta Area Emergency Responders Hone Their Skills on Norfolk Southern Safety Train

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Norfolk, Va., October 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation’s safety train rolled into Atlanta this week, hosting 92 area emergency responders who received advanced training in safely handling potential rail incidents involving hazardous materials.

OnStar Donates $400,000 to First Responders

OnStar recognizes emergency responders in the U.S. with donations of $20,000 each to 20 deserving recipients
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DETROIT, October 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today OnStar celebrates its 20th anniversary by giving $20,000 each to 20 public safety personnel who experienced serious physical injury or hardship that impacted their ability to perform their jobs.

Norfolk Southern Safety Train and Website Educate First Responders

The train and website are part of Norfolk Southern’s Operation Awareness & Response (OAR) program
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In keeping with a strong tradition of safety, Norfolk Southern has rolled out an educational train and website to help first responders across its network respond to potential rail-related incidents.

The train and website are part of Norfolk Southern’s Operation Awareness & Response (OAR) program. OAR was launched in 2015 to cultivate and strengthen relationships with local first responders by providing classroom, web-based, and field training on hazardous materials transportation, as well as information about rail operations.

Greenville, S.C., Area Emergency Responders Hone Their Skills on Norfolk Southern Safety Train

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NORFOLK, Va., October 4, 2016 ‒ Norfolk Southern Corporation’s (NYSE: NSC) safety train rolled into Greenville, S.C., last week, hosting 213 area emergency responders who received advanced training in safely handling potential rail incidents involving hazardous materials.

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