Blackline Safety Monitoring Solutions Now Available in Italy

Company Expands European Distribution Network

TURIN, ITALY—(Marketwired – May 20, 2015)—EcoSafe S.r.l., a prominent health and safety distributor in Italy has signed an agreement and placed a stocking order with Blackline GPS Europe Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blackline GPS Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BLN). EcoSafe will be promoting Blackline’s Loner® portfolio of lone worker safety monitoring solutions throughout the Italian region. In 2014, Italy enacted legislation that allows organizations of all sizes to apply for reductions in national insurance for employees, based upon implemented health and safety programs. [Read more…]

Blackline Expands Safety Operations Center

Now Monitoring Customers in the United States

Loner Portal Alert Management--remote worker Yosemite alert--Ron McLure smallCALGARY, ALBERTA—(Marketwired – May 7, 2015) —Today Blackline GPS (TSX VENTURE:BLN) (“Blackline”), a leader in the employee safety monitoring industry, announces its in-house Safety Operations Center has increased geographic coverage to serve customers located in the United States.

This around-the-clock service complements Blackline’s Loner® portfolio of safety monitoring products and services, delivering a one-stop solution that enhances every employer’s work-alone program. The Safety Operations Center manages all safety alerts triggered by employee-worn Loner devices including detected falls, person-down events, and manually-triggered help requests. Through efficient management of all incidents from receipt through to resolution, employers are able to maximize their ability to make a difference when an employee requires assistance. [Read more…]

Blackline launches Loner Complete

Safety Monitoring Solutions Now Easier to Adopt for Capital-Strapped Organizations

Loner Bridge System with screenshotCALGARY, ALBERTA—(Marketwired – May 5, 2015)—Today Blackline GPS (TSX VENTURE:BLN) (“Blackline”) announces a turnkey safety monitoring program for companies impacted by the recent oil price drop and other economic factors. Loner® Complete targets organizations with remote employees, bundling Blackline’s Loner Bridge System as part of a comprehensive service offering without any upfront capital purchase or fees.

“Loner Complete makes the world’s best safety monitoring solution even better for personnel working remotely, who face safety risks in the field every day,” says Sean Stinson, Blackline’s VP Product Management. “Our Loner Bridge System is now more accessible to organizations where working capital is tight and turns the overall monitoring system into a hassle-free, comprehensive service plan.” [Read more…]

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

2015-04-28 World day for safety and health at work safe dayToday’s the day to celebrate the wellbeing of your organization’s most valuable assets—your employees!

It’s April 28th and your organization along with others around the world are thinking about safety and remembering those who have suffered workplace incidents, or even lost their lives on the job.

Stay safe at your workplace! Whether your teams are working indoors, outdoors, driving or in remote locations, make sure you’ve got your employees covered, especially when working alone.

Learn more at ILO, founders of this special day back in 2003: http://www.ilo.org/safework/events/safeday/lang–en/index.htm

The UN’s celebrating too! http://www.un.org/en/events/safeworkday/

Blackline Raises $4.45 Million From Exercise of Warrants, Accelerates Product Development

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – April 2, 2015) – Blackline GPS Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BLN) (“Blackline” or the “Company”), a leader in the field of employee safety monitoring solutions, announces that holders of 2.97 million common share purchase warrants issued in connection with the Company’s private placement on July 31, 2012 have elected to exercise early, resulting in proceeds to the Company of $4.45 million.

“The exercise of these warrants, well before their July expiry date, provides Blackline with the additional funds needed to accelerate development of new, connected safety solutions,” says Cody Slater, CEO at Blackline. “This will enable us to broaden our market reach even further and address unmet customer needs.” [Read more…]

Blackline’s New Safety Operations Center Delivers Around-The-Clock Confidence

Blackline Safety Operations CenterCALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – March 26, 2015) – To complement its suite of Loner® employee safety monitoring solutions, Blackline GPS (“Blackline”) (TSX VENTURE:BLN), a leading manufacturer of connected safety products, launched a new, in-house 24/7/365 Safety Operations Center. Now monitoring over 2,000 lone workers across Canada, this service manages an immediate emergency response to the precise location of an employee in distress.

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Canadian government awards BCIP contract to Blackline

Mr. Obhrai, MP shakes hands with Cody Slater, Blackline CEO

Mr. Obhrai, MP shakes hands with Cody Slater, Blackline CEO

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(March 16, 2015) – The Honourable Deepak Obhrai, Member of Parliament for Calgary East, member of the Privy Council, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, held a press conference this morning at the headquarters of Blackline GPS Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BLN) (“Blackline” or the “Company”). Mr. Obhrai announced a Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) contract awarded to Blackline from Public Works and Government Services Canada. Under this contract, Correctional Service Canada will work with the Company to deploy and evaluate the Loner Bridge System as a work-alone solution to protect their field personnel. [Read more…]