About Justin McElhattan

Justin McElhattan became President of Industrial Scientific and its subsidiaries in 2010 and Intelex in 2019. In this role, he is responsible for leading the company strategically toward achieving its mission of preserving human life on, above and below the earth. Throughout day-to-day operations at Industrial Scientific, Justin is committed to serving employees as they drive toward achieving the company's vision of eliminating death in the workplace by the year 2050.

Workers’ Memorial Day: Let’s Start a Movement

April 28 marks a solemn day each year. Depending on where you live, it is known as Workers’ Memorial Day, Day of Mourning, or International Workers’ Memorial Day, and it remembers and honors those workers who were killed, disabled, injured, or made unwell by their work.

On this Workers’ Memorial Day, our thoughts turn to healthcare and emergency workers, the heroes on the frontline of a global pandemic. Nearly every day, a news report reminds us that one of these heroes has died from COVID-19, and the truth is, we may never know how many of them died as the result of a workplace exposure. Six months ago, we could not have imagined that a virus would cause so many work-related fatalities.

We also want to recognize the “essential workers,” who continue to make PPE and other products to keep our our workers protected and our essential industries running, provide … Read more...