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ATK employees set new safety record

IUKA — Alliant Techsystems’ employees at the Iuka facility reached a record setting one million hours worked without a lost-time accident. This safety milestone began in March 2008 and was achieved on Dec. 1, 2010. “I am proud of this team and recognize their hard work and dedication to safety,” said John Kain, Operations – Large Structures Center of Excellence. ...

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Another nationwide food recall issued

FLUSHING, N.Y. — There is another nationwide recall of food. This is time, the focus is noodles. Ten-ounce packages of Garvi Gujarat brand Tam Tam star noodles, distributed nationwide by House of Spices in Flushing, N.Y., because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they ...

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Alabama firm opens new office in Hub City

HATTIESBURG — Messerschmidt Safety Consultants (MSC), a provider of traffic safety and forensic analysis based in Birmingham, Ala., has opened an office in Hattiesburg. The Hattiesburg office, located at 518 Main Street, Suite 202, expands MSC’s ability to offer local support services to its growing base of clients in the region. This is the second office location for MSC. “We ...

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MDOT adds Facebook safety page

JACKSON — With over 400 million users on Facebook, and one of the largest social networks, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) announces their launch of a Traffic Safety Page on Facebook. The new page, titled “MSDOT Traffic Safety”, allows the agency to reach an expanded audience on the popular social networking site.  It is dedicated to traffic safety and ...

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TVA needs more time for security measures

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is asking for a 2½-year extension of a March 31 deadline to comply with federal security requirements at its nuclear power plants. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said in federal filings last week it is considering requests for more time to increase security around the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant near Spring City, ...

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UPS drivers honored for safety

UPS announced 14 drivers from Mississippi are among 928 newly inducted worldwide into the Circle of Honor, an honorary organization for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of  accident-free driving. Mississippi boasts 37 active Circle of Honor drivers with a combined 2,116 years of accident-free driving. The new Circle of Honor members are Buford Baylis of Ripley, ...

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