History in the Making

Since 1987, we have enjoyed an excellent safety record for all employees and contractors. We are driven to do things better, faster and safer to transform safety from a cost center to a profit center. Browse through our timeline to see how we have expanded our global footprint with our safety innovations.

History in the Making

  • 2014

    Expanded operations in Asia with the inauguration of the Kazakhstan office

    Established operations in Romania to further support the European market

  • 2013

    Expanded operations in Dubai to accommodate the growing regional footprint

    Opened a strategic office and distribution warehouse in Qatar to continue expansion in the Middle East.

  • 2012

    Started operations in Brazil to establish presence in South America 

    Inaugurated the Abu Dhabi office to fuel further growth in the Middle East

    Libya office gets off to a flying start in North Africa

  • 2011

    Started operations in post-war Iraq

  • 2010

    Established the Eastern Hemisphere office in Dubai, UAE to better support the growth of the region Started United Safety

    Shutdown Services in USA to tap into a potentially massive market

    Started operations in China to meet the growing demand in the region

  • 2009

    Opened Technical Operations Center in Saudi Arabia to ensure personnel in the Middle Eastern region had access to quality technical training

  • 2007

    Opened North Alberta Technical Operations Center to firmly establish United Safety’s claim of better trained personnel

  • 2002

    Started operations in Saudi Arabia through a joint venture to grow the international presence with a focus on the Middle East

  • 2000

    Started operations in West Africa to gain a foothold in this growing market

  • 1998

    Global Technical Operations Center in Airdrie, Alberta commenced operations to ensure personnel are well trained 

    Started operations in Italy through a joint venture to enter the European market

  • 1991

    United Safety expanded operations into Southeast Asia to tap into the growing Asian market

  • 1987

    Lee Whittaker founded United Safety in Airdrie, Alberta to provide safety equipment and services to gas explorers, producers and process operators

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