Blackline Safety welcomes Member of Parliament Kent Hehr to Calgary HQ
August 27, 2018
In coordination with Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, Blackline participates in Bring Your MP to Work Day
Calgary, Canada — Blackline Safety Corp. (TSXV: BLN) welcomed the Honourable Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament (MP) for Calgary Centre to visit its Calgary-based headquarters. In August and September, Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) is coordinating Bring Your MP to Work Days with companies across Canada to engage with their MPs and talk about the contributions these industries bring to Canada’s economy.
“It’s a real pleasure to meet with Blackline Safety, who is a global leader that represents Canada on the real-time safety stage,” said Mr. Hehr. “Chatting with the staff at Blackline Safety shows the talent and innovation we have here in Calgary. I enjoyed sitting down for a round-table discussion about their work and technology, including the 24/7 Safety Operations Center that offers an immediate response to incidents that could be faced by aerospace or other industries.”
“We appreciate AIAC for making this event possible and giving us the opportunity to showcase the impact of connected safety that Blackline brings to the world,” said Cody Slater, CEO and Chairman for Blackline Safety. “From aerospace to the energy sector, refineries and utilities — our advanced connected safety technologies make a critical difference to safety programs that keep personnel safe in the workplace. It’s these contributions that have made Blackline one of the fastest-growing businesses in Canada over the past five years.”
Blackline Safety is an internationally-recognized designer, manufacturer and service provider of leading connected safety technology. It’s new G7 product line is the first and only cellular-connected gas detection system to combine a live compliance dashboard with data analytics in one, easy-to-use platform. Providing gas detection, lone worker monitoring, evacuation management and cloud-hosted software, Blackline overcomes the shortcomings of traditional solutions and addresses the challenges faced by businesses in rapidly evolving industries like aerospace.
About AIAC: AIAC is the national association representing Canada’s aerospace manufacturing and services sector. As the world’s fifth-largest aerospace industry, Canada’s aerospace sector contributes nearly $25B to the economy in GDP, exports 75% of its output, and dedicates over 20% of its activity to research and development (R&D). Aerospace is responsible for the employment of 190,000 Canadians.
About Blackline Safety: Blackline Safety is a global connected safety technology leader. Providing comprehensive live-monitoring and wireless gas detection, we help teams working in hazardous environments respond to emergencies in real-time and manage efficient evacuations, accounting for everyone’s safety along the way. With millions invested in technology research and development, Blackline Safety is recognized for quality and innovation. Our talented team of designers and engineers create and manufacture in-house — from wearable technology and personal gas detectors to cloud-hosted infrastructure and web-based interfaces for global industry. We deliver the world’s first turn-key, work-anywhere, connected safety monitoring solution with gas detection, 3G wireless, satellite communications, two-way speakerphone, employee messaging and live monitoring to meet the demanding safety challenges of organizations in over 100 countries. For more information, visit www.BlacklineSafety.com.
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