Industrial Scientific announced today that its president and CEO, Justin McElhattan, will speak at TEDxGrandviewAve on Saturday, February 23. This one-day event, celebrating Pittsburgh as a city on the edge of innovation, will bring inspiring talks and ideas to the community.

The event’s speakers have helped to shape Pittsburgh as a leader in healthcare, education, technology, and more. McElhattan will speak about Industrial Scientific’s quest to eliminate death on the job in this century and how realizing this vision will require new strategies for keeping people safer at work.

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to “ideas worth spreading.” Started as a four-day conference in California 25 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. 

Invitation requests to attend TEDxGrandviewAve are now closed. Visit to register to attend a free webcast party or access a livestream channel.

About Industrial Scientific Corporation

Industrial Scientific Corporation is the world’s leading provider of Gas Detection as a Service. With more than 965 people working in 22 countries, Industrial Scientific is dedicated to eliminating death in the workplace by the end of this century. Achieving this goal requires dedication to delivering highest quality and best customer service in all transactions. Industrial Scientific also focuses on providing analysis of data from equipment use and maintenance to identify problems before they happen. Industrial Scientific has operations based in Pittsburgh (USA), Arras (France), Dortmund (Germany) and Shanghai (China). The company provides technical services to customers from local service centers around the world, and has additional offices in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Czech Republic, India, Indonesia, Italy, Netherlands, Panama, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. Industrial Scientific is the parent company to Oldham ( and Predictive Solutions Corporation (  For more information, visit