Industrial Scientific, the global leader in Gas Detection as a Service, announced today that its president and CEO, Justin McElhattan, and Chuck Pettinger, Ph.D., of Predictive Solutions (an Industrial Scientific company) will speak at the 2013 AGC Annual Convention.

McElhattan and Pettinger will join a panel of speakers to present a session, entitled “The Future of Technology Innovations in Construction: Views from the Leaders,” on Thursday, March 7 at 9:45 a.m. (PST). The panel will also include Bob Fitzgerald, CSP, Southern Company; Fritz Leitenberger, Zurich Insurance; Cindy DePrater, Turner Construction; and Tony O'Dea, CSP, CHST, STS, Gilbane.

In this session, the panel will discuss the technological trends many construction executives and safety managers are turning to in order to become more competitive, efficient and to save lives. Participants will gain insight and learn how the adoption of technology can help their organizations evolve from best-in-class to world-class.

AGC’s 94th annual convention will be held March 6-9 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort in Palm Springs, Ca. A full service national trade association, AGC represents nearly 30,000 leading firms in the industry - including general contractors, specialty contractors and service providers and suppliers.  

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

About Predictive Solutions Corporation

Predictive Solutions Corporation, formerly DBO2, saves lives by predicting workplace injuries. Its software solutions help track, trend and analyze safety related data and incidents. They also employ proprietary models that predict the likelihood, frequency and location of workplace injuries using its customers’ safety observation data. In addition, Predictive Solutions delivers consulting services that drive culture and process change within organizations to create sustainable safety processes that reduce injuries. With more than 140 million observations and more than 40,000 reported incidents from more than 15,000 worksites around the world, Predictive Solutions has emerged as an industry leader in predicting injuries before they occur. Predictive Solutions, based in Pittsburgh, Pa., was founded in 2001 and became an Industrial Scientific company in 2008. Its employees, along with those of its parent company, are dedicating their careers to ending death on the job in this century. For more information, visit