About Us

What We Do, Who We Are

Cornett’s Corner collects resources and shares breaking news and information for today’s safety professional.

Through our website and daily e-blast, we reach more than 5,000 (and growing) mine and construction workers, workplace safety professionals, industry leaders, advocates, and educators every day, providing them with valuable tools and community-generated content that contribute to safer workplaces.

Cornett’s Corner collects resources and shares breaking news and information for today’s safety professional.

Through our website and daily e-blast, we reach more than 5,000 (and growing) mine and construction workers, workplace safety professionals, industry leaders, advocates, and educators every day, providing them with valuable tools and community-generated content that contribute to safer workplaces.

Meet the Team

Bob Cornett

Bob Cornett – Founder

Bob Cornett has dedicated his professional life to creating safer work environments and the sharing of safety tools and resources. He is recipient of the ISMSP Guiding Light Award and the Secretary of Labor Compliance Assistance Award. In 2017, after years of sharing information and resources with a network of safety industry professionals by email, he partnered with Catamount Consulting and Simpson Square Media Group to create an online archive of his decades or resources and distribute a daily newsletter. Bob continues to be the curator of content for Cornett’s Corner, and through his efforts more than 2,000 people across 30 countries receive daily news, information, and resources that help promote safer work environments and practices.

Michael Conlin

Michael Conlin – Publisher / Managing Editor

Michael is publisher and managing editor of Cornett’s Corner, providing strategic editorial and technology direction for platform. As founder and lead strategist for Simpson Square Media Group, he has helped organizations define and strengthen their brand by creating stories and environments that drive results and inspire audiences to action. Prior to founding Simpson Square, Michael was marketing director for Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group—one of the nation’s oldest and most respected management consulting firms. He has ghostwritten and authored hundreds of articles, secured numerous awards and recognitions for clients, regularly writes speeches for corporate executives, and has helped dozens of companies create or enhance their brand.

Scott McKenna

Scott McKenna – Strategic Advisor

Scott McKenna, president of Catamount Consulting of New York, serves as lead advisor to Cornett’s Corner. He is a professional member of the International Society of Mine Safety Professionals (ISMSP), a certified instructor with the Mine Safety Health Administration, and an OSHA Certified Construction Trainer. Scott has over 15 years experience in the mining and construction industries and is active in the Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association among others. A certified trainer and instructor, he has authored or contributed to several published articles on construction and mining safety and lectures on a regular basis to a wide variety of business and safety professionals.

Brittany Conlin

Brittany Conlin – Editor & Operations Manager

Brittany Conlin is editor and operations manager for Cornett’s Corner. She partners with Bob to create and distribute the daily email blast and is leading The Archive Project—the effort to digitize decades of safety and mining industry resources and materials. Brittany is also partner and operations manager for Simpson Square Media Group, where she is responsible for day-to-day operations, including financial management, recruitment and supervision of employees and contractors. She is respected by clients for ensuring that projects get delivered on time and on budget. Prior to joining Simpson Square she worked as a bookkeeper and tax preparation specialist for Dana A . Clark Financial Services.