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The Wall Street Journal: Boeing withheld crucial safety information on new 737 models, experts say

Boeing Co. withheld information about potential hazards associated with a new flight-control feature suspected of playing a role in last month’s fatal Lion Air jet crash, according to safety experts involved in the investigation, as well as midlevel FAA officials and airline pilots. The automated stall-prevention system on Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 models — intended to help ...

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The Wall Street Journal: Boeing, FAA to issue safety warnings in wake of Lion Air crash

Responding to the Lion Air jetliner crash that killed 189 people in Indonesia last week, manufacturer Boeing Co. and U.S. aviation regulators intend to issue twin safety warnings about potentially suspect flight-control software that can confuse pilots and lead to a steep descent of the affected aircraft model, according to people familiar with the matter. The moves are the first public ...

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​New food technology aims to address world hunger and food safety issues

(Source) According to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, hunger remains the number one global problem with 821 million people in 2017 considered undernourished. Even if food becomes provided in impoverished areas, much of the food does not sustain its quality and most of the time it is affected by bacterial infection, adding spoilage to the global food problem. Depending on ...

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Taking pride in business safety

CREATING safe and supportive environments for people with dementia, disabilities and complex care needs, Coffs Harbours Community Care Options have been recognised for its top Workplace Health and Safety standards. Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser congratulates Community Care Options for winning a 2018 SafeWork Award at a ceremony in Sydney last Thursday. “Community Care Options fosters a great culture ...

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How to create a healthcare safety net for retirement

CHICAGO – Dreaming of retirement? Make sure you make a mental note to save for healthcare. FILE PHOTO: An emergency sign points to the entrance to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California, U.S. March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo A 65-year-old couple will likely need $ 280,000 to… Reuters: Wealth

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