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Adopting a Holistic Approach to Safety to Mitigate At-Risk Behavior
July 07, 2021
Kokosing Materials, Inc. (KMI) has been in the asphalt production business since 1980 and today operates 17 asphalt plants and two...
Blackline Safety’s Sean Stinson Shares Insight on the Post-Pandemic Reframing of Workplace Safety
June 30, 2021
In a post-pandemic world, the outlook on workplace safety is changing. While physical and economic recovery is critical, organizations...
Eight Things to Look For in a Lone Worker Safety Device
June 03, 2021
When a company decides to invest in a lone worker safety monitoring system, lives are on the line; it’s important to consider safety...
Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Exposure in the Oil and Gas Industry: Risks and Prevention
May 19, 2021
On October 26, 2019, a worker and his wife were both fatally injured due to hydrogen sulfide (H2S) exposure at a waterflood station in...
Fire and Hazmat Response Series (3 of 3): Connected Safety Enables Retrospective Analytics After an Incident
May 05, 2021
Throughout a hazmat response, portable gas detectors and area monitors give first responders and command centers the data and...
Blackline Safety’s Sean Stinson joins the OH&S SafetyPod to share key indicators of a strong safety culture
April 28, 2021
Implementing effective safety protocols and standards is key to mitigating employee injuries and incidents in the workplace. However,...
Fire and Hazmat Response Series (2 of 3): Have Total Command During an Incident
April 28, 2021
When a response team arrives on the scene of a chemical release  emergency or hazmat incident,  they  must quickly evaluate the...
Your Complete Guide to Lone Worker Safety Devices
April 21, 2021
Employers have a legal obligation, known as duty of care, to keep employees safe in the workplace. This can be accomplished more easily...
Fire and Hazmat Response Series (1 of 3): Preparation is more than key, it’s vital.
April 14, 2021
From chemical fires to gas leaks and explosions, emergency responders are the first on the scene and take control of potentially...
Fire and Hazmat Gas Monitoring Guide: Take Command of Your Response
April 09, 2021
  For fire service teams responding to hazardous materials (hazmat) scenarios, speed and accuracy are of the essence. Hazmat incidents...
Keeping Workers Safe With Accurate Combustible Gas Detection
March 24, 2021
A gas that’s combustible is one that, when mixed with oxygen or air, will burn when ignited. Different mixtures of gas and air will burn...
Building a Leadership-Driven Safety Culture
March 22, 2021
  When Empire Southwest CEO Jeff Whiteman was just a kid, his grandfather, head of Empire at the time, told him that the...
Choosing the Right Combustible Gas Detector for Your Worksite
March 17, 2021
Since each worksite is unique and can present different safety challenges, it’s important to identify and assess risks at each of your...
Benefits That Take G7 Portable Gas Detector to the Next Level
March 12, 2021
G7 gas detectors provide complete safety-related visibility into your entire workplace in real-time, thanks to direct-to-cloud...
How Connected Safety is Transforming the Workplace
March 04, 2021
Wearable connected technology has become commonplace in our personal lives from tracking our Uber’s location on our phone to checking...
Preventing Gas Exposure with a Data-Driven Approach to Safety
February 16, 2021
One of the United Kingdom’s (UK’s) foremost landfill site operators, Enovert manages more than 2.3 million tonnes of waste each year. In...
Breaking Down OSHA’s New Guidance on Mitigating COVID-19 in the Workplace
February 10, 2021
By: Lohrasp Seify, Director of Data Science, Blackline Vision On January 21, U.S. President Joe Biden began his term by signing the ...
Five Strategies for Ensuring Safety and Operations Work Together to Improve Performance
November 12, 2020
David Michaels is an epidemiologist and Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health at the Milken Institute School of Public...
Lone Worker Risk Assessment Checklist
August 26, 2020
While some companies may have one type of lone working scenario to manage, others businesses may have many. Depending on the number and...
A Guide to Lone Working Risk Assessment
August 26, 2020
Evaluating and mitigating risks for the lone workers in your company allows you to provide protection for your most at risk employees...
Should Your Lone Worker Safety Policy Include Disease & Illness Prevention?
July 27, 2020
Because of new social distancing standards brought about by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many workers are increasingly operating...
G7: The Hardest Working Gas Detector on the Market
July 24, 2020
You’re committed to keeping workers safe.   Maximize safety with minimum hassle with our next level G7 portable gas detection system....
The MPS Sensor: The First Flammable Gas Sensor You Can Count On
July 08, 2020
The next generation of combustible gas detectors is here, providing unprecedented accuracy, reliability and safety for workers....
Blackline Introduces new G7 PowerPack for Uncompromised Safety Around the Clock
July 06, 2020
Our award-winning G7 is known for its complete approach to personal safety monitoring that pushes the boundaries of conventional gas...
How to Ensure the Success of Your Lone Worker Policy
June 03, 2020
When you invest time, money and energy into creating your company’s working alone policy and procedures, you’ll want to leverage them to...
Don't Leave These Key Items Out of Your Lone Worker Safety Policy
April 14, 2020
At a high level, key components of a lone worker policy include:
Lone Worker Policy: Create The Right Safety Policy For Your Organization
February 26, 2020
A lone working policy can be one of the most important ways an organization can protect the health and safety of its employees. It can...
Blackline Raises $4.45 Million From Exercise of Warrants, Accelerates Product Development
April 02, 2015
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 2, 2015) - Blackline GPS Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BLN) ("Blackline" or the "Company"), a leader in the...
Google Maps Team Showcases Blackline Safety Monitoring in Latest Campaign
January 28, 2015
  CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Jan. 28, 2015) - The Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Maps team has just highlighted Blackline's (TSX...
Lone Worker Tips for Real Estate Agents
October 03, 2014
Tim Bates, the Captain of the Detective Division of the Rome, NY Police Department in the USA has written a column in the Rome Observer...
Video: University of California Riverside and Loner Solutions
July 02, 2014
A recent video posted by the University of California Riverside outlines how the University has adopted Loner Safety Monitoring as its...
Keynote Video from the Loner Bridge System Launch Event
June 23, 2014
On June 19th 2014, over 150 visitors were in attendance to see Blackline GPS announce the release of its groundbreaking Loner Bridge...
Blackline Ranks No. 209 on the PROFIT 500
June 12, 2014
Calgary, AB, Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Blackline GPS No. 209 on the 26th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of...
Introducing the Loner Video
May 13, 2014
This new 2-minute video will give you insight into how Blackline's employee safety monitoring solutions can empower your existing safety...
Calling All Calgary Area Safety Professionals!
May 12, 2014
Blackline is reshaping the way that organizations monitor the safety of their personnel. Come see first hand, the launch and...
Heartbleed: What Blackline Clients Need to Know
April 14, 2014
Heartbleed, a vulnerability in a widely-used cryptographic software library  was revealed to the world this week. This weakness in the...
Enhancements to Alert Management in the Loner Web Portal
March 11, 2014
Blackline GPS is pleased to announce several enhancements to the Alerts Setup and Alert Management pages in the Loner Portal, taking...
Combustible Dust and the Dangers it Poses to Workers and Businesses
March 10, 2014
EHS Safety News America has shared an excellent video and article surrounding the topic of combustible dusts and the hazards that they...
Major Update: Intro to Alerts Management in Loner Portal
January 30, 2014
Blackline GPS is pleased to announce its latest update to the Loner Portal for all Loner device and smart phone application users. This...
Crime Stoppers Focuses on Cargo Theft
January 25, 2014
Cargo theft is a $5 Billion problem in Canada according to a 2010 study by the Canadian Trucking Alliance. “Criminals are drawn to cargo...
Integrated Health and Safety Strategy Released in Ontario
January 03, 2014
There is some interesting news from the Ontario Ministry of Labour in Canada: Ontario’s Ministry of Labour has developed the province’s...
How-to: Account Creation for Business Tracking
January 02, 2014
Blackline GPS has released the first of a series of instructional videos that are aimed towards helping new product users get up to...
You Can Now Follow Blackline GPS on Google+
January 02, 2014
With the new year upon us, Blackline GPS is now delivering content in a new way. Starting now, you can receive news, updates, and...
Strokes in the Workplace: Recognizing and Responding
December 12, 2013
In the United States, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death, killing over 133,000 people each year, and a leading cause of...
6 Common Workplace Injuries and How You Can Mitigate Them
November 26, 2013
Employees face a variety of threats to their safety across different industries and roles. The types of workplace injuries below have...
Visit Blackline GPS at the AMM Convention
November 18, 2013
Blackline GPS will be attending the 2013 Association of Manitoba Municipalities Convention in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada this week.
PROFIT: How Tech Is Changing Workplace Safety
October 23, 2013
Blackline GPS has been featured by PROFITguide.com in an article about how technology is changing workplace safety.
CETA Will Have Positive Global Implications
October 18, 2013
An agreement in principle has recently been signed between the Canadian Government and the European union which aims to establish free...
OH&S Magazine Names New Product of the Year—Loner IS
August 23, 2013
Blackline GPS' is proud to announce that the Loner IS which was introduced in the late half of 2012 has been named "New Product of the...
Blackline Ranks No. 73 in the 25th Annual PROFIT 500
June 03, 2013
PROFIT Magazine today ranked Blackline GPS No. 73 on the 25th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing...
Congratulations to the Winners of the 2013 Alberta Export Awards!
March 18, 2013
All of us here at Blackline GPS Corp. would like to extend our congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Alberta Export Awards held in...
Major Update: Alerts Management Page Updated
March 12, 2013
Blackline is pleased to announce the release of a new, more comprehensive approach to safety alert management within Blackline’s Loner...
Up-and-Coming: Facility and Indoor Safety Monitoring
March 06, 2013
Facility safety management has always faced the challenge of trying to monitor the safety of employees without accurate location data. If a...
4 [More] Tips to Reduce Slips, Trips, and Falls in the Workplace
March 06, 2013
In 2012 we shared 6 Tips to Reduce Slips, Trips, and Falls in the Workplace. Keeping those tips at front-of-mind has hopefully helped...
Dart Tracker Featured on "Les Nerdz"
February 14, 2013
A television show from Quebéc called "Les Nerdz" has featured the Dart tracking device in one of its episodes covering espionage and spy...
Blackline GPS has Been Selected as a Finalist in the 2013 Alberta Export Awards
February 05, 2013
We are excited to announce that Blackline GPS has been selected as a finalist in the Emerging Exporter category of the 2013 Alberta...
Are Your Vehicles Safe?
February 04, 2013
This video by the National Crime Insurance Bureau demonstrates how vehicle thieves have found some extremely simple ways to get around...
Blackline GPS Has Been Selected as One of Alberta's Cool Companies
February 04, 2013
In her upcoming book, "Cool Companies", Claudia Sammer has selected Blackline GPS as one of the cool Alberta companies of 2013. We are...
Benefits of Automated Safety Monitoring vs. Traditional Methods
February 01, 2013
While many organizations have implemented some kind of safety monitoring system for their employees and staff (depending on risk assessment...
Feature Guide: Directional Arrows with Loner
January 31, 2013
Blackline GPS has recently released a minor update to the Loner Portal interface including numerous aesthetic improvements as well as...
News Article: Calgary Technology Company Takes Advantage of Worker Safety Initiatives
December 12, 2012
Mario Toneguzzi of the Calgary Herald has just released an excellent article covering recent developments at Blackline GPS. A snippet of...
Slips, trips and falls in the workplace — 6 tips to reduce them
November 29, 2012
Slips, trips and falls Slips, trips and falls are one of the largest causes of injuries in workplaces around the World. In 2010, the...
3 Fundamental Rights of Workers in Canada
November 21, 2012
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has released a poster in English and French outlining three indisputable...
6 Tips for Dealing with Black Ice
November 13, 2012
With winter fast approaching, the risk of a slip, trip, or fall as a result of black ice increases. To help reduce this risk, follow the...
A Slips, Trips, and Falls Game
November 08, 2012
An entertaining tool/game by keeptruckingsafe.org allows users to put a virtual employee through different weather conditions, types of...
The Top 10 Workplace Safety Violations of 2012
November 05, 2012
The Department of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the top 10 cited workplace safety violations for...
INFOGRAPHIC: GPS Since 1,000 BCE
October 09, 2012
Have you ever wondered how people found their way through the ages? Today GPS technology is beginning to change the way we do many...
VIDEO: The Ugly Secret
September 13, 2012
This narrative video by VitalSmarts  illustrates the danger of remaining silent when someone neglects to follow safety rules in the...
The Wait is Over: Blackline Revolutionizes Hazardous Environment Safety Monitoring
August 28, 2012
After months of anticipation, Blackline GPS has released the newest groundbreaking device in the Loner worker safety monitoring product...
VIDEO: Good 'Ol Days of Safety
August 27, 2012
It can be a real challenge finding safety videos that are interesting and non-violent to start off the week! Luckily there are still a few...
Automated Vehicles May Improve Safety in the Future
August 10, 2012
  In 2010, Professor Chris Gerdes of Stanford along with some of his students set up an Audi TTS (nicknamed "Shelley") to be capable of...
INFOGRAPHIC: Working Out in the Workplace
August 07, 2012
Are you getting enough exercise at the workplace? This infographic via Mashable demonstrates some ways to keep active if you find...
Technology and Privacy
August 02, 2012
A recent poll by Harris Interactive has revealed that, unsurprisingly, newer generations are not only more comfortable with the variety...
Safety - Are We There Yet?
August 01, 2012
In the last decade or two, developed countries have seen a concrete legislative and social push towards improving the safety standards...
Blackline GPS Will Announce a New Covert Tracker
July 31, 2012
On September 10, Blackline GPS will celebrate the opening day of ASIS 2012 in Philadelphia by announcing a brand new covert tracking...
What is Good Service Quality in Safety Monitoring?
July 09, 2012
As with many services, quality of safety monitoring can be a difficult thing to quantify effectively. With hundreds of organizations...