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Elon Musk’s Tesla denies claims of unintended acceleration in vehicles

Petition demands recall of 500,000+ cars over alleged defect

Electric car maker Tesla said on Monday there was no unintended acceleration in its vehicles, as petition signature-gatherers demanding a federal safety investigation have claimed.

From Reuters:

On Friday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said it would review the petition and released a redacted version ...

US pharma and biotech lobbyists’ documents reveal their plan to gouge Britons in any post-Brexit trade-deal

Both Phrma (the lobby for the global pharmaceutical industry) and Biotechnology Innovation Organization (biotech lobbyists) provided letters to a US-UK government meeting to discuss post-Brexit trade terms, in which both organisations called for substantially higher British prices for essential medicines after Brexit.

They joined a chorous of lobbyists from other US industries (pork, grains, etc) to ...

Uber says 3,045 ****** assaults reported in U.S. rides last year

Women and girls, Uber at your own risk.

In its first safety report released tonight, Uber disclosed the number of ****** assaults, murders and fatal crashes that happened through its ride-sharing platform.

Uber says 3,045 ****** assaults involving Uber drivers and passengers were reported in U.S. rides just last year.

Here's the official report in the ...

Uber reveals thousands of ****** assault reports last year

Uber just released its first-ever safety report that covers ****** assault. Let’s jump right in. In 2017, Uber received 2,936 reports pertaining to ****** assault, and received 3,045 in 2018. Despite the increase in raw numbers, Uber saw a 16% decrease in the average incident rate, which it suggests may correlate with the company’s increased ...

The innovation trends flipping the script on workplace health and safety

11.28.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

In the space of just 12 months, workplace injury and fatality rates in Australia dropped almost 20% between 2017 in 2018. And while this year is set to reveal an even lower number, we still have a ways to go to ensure the safety and security of worke... ...