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KPRC 2 Investigates: Why some home alarm systems are not actually being monitored

KPRC 2 Investigates: Why some home alarm systems are not actually being monitored

If your home security system is cell-based your alarm may not be monitored anymore. One Northeast Harris county woman found out the hard way ...
Fire safety failures at State Farm Stadium, home of Super Bowl LVII

Fire safety failures at State Farm Stadium, home of Super Bowl LVII

We found 46% of the reports showed violations, including obstructed exits or blocked fire lanes - Glendale's State Farm Stadium, ...
CPSC Warns Consumers to Immediately Stop Using HECOPRO Digital Display Carbon Monoxide Detectors Due to Failure to Alert Consumers to Deadly Carbon Monoxide; Sold on Amazon.com

CPSC Warns Consumers to Immediately Stop Using HECOPRO Digital Display Carbon Monoxide Detectors Due to Failure to Alert Consumers to Deadly Carbon Monoxide; Sold on Amazon.com

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers about the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning from the use of HECOPRO digital display carbon monoxide (CO) detectors.
A shut-off switch was supposed to prevent 99% of generator-related deaths. It failed a family of three.

A shut-off switch was supposed to prevent 99% of generator-related deaths. It failed a family of three.

The generator industry has touted automatic shut-off switches as a lifesaving fix for carbon monoxide poisoning. But the voluntary standard falls short of what federal regulators say is necessary to eliminate deaths
NFPA Issues 2023 Edition of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code

NFPA Issues 2023 Edition of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code

NFPA 70 features several key changes and additions, and can be accessed instantly on NFPA LiNK, a subscription-based digital platform containing all NFPA codes and standards.
Resideo/Honeywell Face Class Action Lawsuit Over Single Data-Bus ‘Defect’ in Control Units

Resideo/Honeywell Face Class Action Lawsuit Over Single Data-Bus ‘Defect’ in Control Units

The lawsuit alleges Resideo/Honeywell knew about defects in its burglar and fire alarm system control units but continued to market and sell them.
9-26-22 NESA National Monitor

9-26-22 NESA National Monitor

News KPRC 2 Investigates: Why some home alarm systems are not ...9.19.22 - KPRC - If your home ...

BUSINESS TIPS

Need-to-Know Liability Pitfalls of Installing and Servicing Alarm Systems

Need-to-Know Liability Pitfalls of Installing and Servicing Alarm Systems

Installing often lifesaving alarm equipment and services involves extra liabilities and responsibilities. Tech expert Bob Dolph explains why you must always think like a lawyer.
Home Security Systems: Dealers, Purchase Trends and Triggers

Home Security Systems: Dealers, Purchase Trends and Triggers

Part of the rise in the adoption of home security systems is the separation of professional installation from professional monitoring. Parks Associates has all the details.
Securing Your Home Office Network: A Walkthrough Guide

Securing Your Home Office Network: A Walkthrough Guide

Options include relying on a trusted integrator partner, utilizing enterprise resources or drawing on workers’ own savvy.

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Weekly jobless claims continue to decline in Oklahoma, hit 25-year low

State jobless claims continue to decline in Oklahoma, approaching levels not seen in over two decades. “The last time continued claims were under 10,000 was in 1997, which is a direct reflection of Oklahoma’s strong economy and the current demand for labor in the state,” said Shelley Zumwalt, Oklahoma Employment Security Commission Executive Director.