Not only do employers and companies have a moral obligation to protect their workers and employees, but they also have a legal one. Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1970, regulations regarding lone worker safety have been predominantly guided by two core standards.
For those many people who work alone outdoors during the winter months, the conditions in which they perform their various tasks are obviously more dangerous with increased risk of certain, potentially deadly safety hazards in the workplace.
The manufacturing industry presents a lot of high-risk scenarios within day-to-day operations, from lone-worker safety concerns to the risks associated with operating heavy equipment. Now that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how nearly every industry operates, there are even more safety concerns to consider.
Canada's Blackline Safety Corp. (TSXV: BLN), in collaboration with its distributor, Brogan Safety Supply, received a 36-month lease order from an energy producer in Canada valued at $1.9M over the term. Under this order, Blackline delivered its G7x connected gas detector and lone worker monitor, plus its G7 Bridge portable satellite base station.