United Safety gives years of service award to five employees

19 December 2013

Courage, teamwork and cool-headedness

Courage, teamwork and cool-headedness. From left to right: John Peppard, Don Pye, Dave Dyck, Lee Whittaker and Shirley Shewkenek celebrate 25 years of service at United Safety with their commemorative Rolex watches. Continue Reading


United Safety attends Africa Oil Week Conference in Cape Town, South Africa

19 December 2013

United Safety attends Africa Oil Week Conference in Cape Town, South Africa

Karim Sabet, United Safety’s Business Development Manager for Africa meets Alec Robinson, President & CEO of Tembo Petroleum, an international oil & gas exploration company focused on projects in sub-Saharan Africa at the 20th Africa Oil Week in the South African city of Cape Town. Continue Reading


Watch the video of the Air Qruise™ Trooper Launch at ADIPEC

12 December 2013

Industry’s first Vehicle Gas Protection System™ (VGPS) The Air Qruise™ is a patented system of compressed air supply and distribution that is installed in client vehicles or in vehicles supplied to clients by United Safety.


United Safety discusses Operational Safety and Integrity at the Lebanon Oil and Gas Summit

07 December 2013

Lebanon’s Minister of Energy and Water discusses safety issues with Dr. Elie Daher

Dubai, UAE – December 7, 2013 – At the recently concluded Lebanon International Oil and Gas Summit in Beirut, Lebanon, United Safety’s Executive Vice President, Dr. Elie Daher captured the attention of industry key players during his talk about the safety chain and the need for a solid Operational Safety and Integrity management to the industry. Continue Reading


United Safety leads EH&S session at the Lebanon International Oil and Gas Summit in Beirut

02 December 2013

H.E. Gebran Bassil, Lebanon’s Minister of Energy and Water discusses safety issues with Dr. Elie Daher, Executive Vice President for United Safety

In preparation for the upcoming offshore exploration round, H.E. Gebran Bassil, Lebanon’s Minister of Energy and Water discusses safety issues with Dr. Elie Daher, Executive Vice President for United Safety at the Lebanon International Oil and Gas Summit in Beirut. Continue Reading


United Safety helps Airdrie Food Bank build a new facility

25 November 2013

Airdrie, Alberta, Canada – On November 7, 2013, United Safety turned over a donation of CAD 20,000 to Airdrie Food Bank, a non-profit organization that collects and distributes food to those in need. The organization is currently raising funds to build a purpose-built facility to respond to the growing needs of the community.

The new Food Bank building, which is currently under construction, will not only provide food support, it will also provide skills needed to enable people to make the best use of their food hampers. Continue Reading


United Safety launches Air Qruise™, the world’s first Vehicle Gas Protection System

13 November 2013

Andy Kveps, United Safety’s General Manager for Innovations explains how the Air Qruise™ integrates state-of-the-art gas detection electronics
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – On November 10, 2013, United Safety launched the Oil and Gas industry’s first Vehicle Gas Protection System – the Air Qruise™ at ADIPEC 2013.

With Oil and Gas activities progressing into increasingly challenging environments, the Air Qruise™ fills an industry gap and ensures that in the event of a gas leak, every aspect of a person’s safe evacuation from a toxic gas release site is in place. Continue Reading


United Safety inspires safety behavior and knowledge transfer among Petroleum Engineers

07 November 2013

United Safety inspires safety behavior and knowledge transfer among Petroleum Engineers

Karim Sabet, United Safety’s Business Development Manager presents how the company has encouraged its customers to use social marketing to influence safety behavior and practice knowledge capture and transfer at the Society of Petroleum Engineer’s Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition in Jakarta, Indonesia on October 22-24, 2013.

Dubai, UAE – November 4, 2013 – United Safety’s Karim Sabet, Business Development Manager for Africa recently presented two technical papers at the Society of Petroleum Engineer’s Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition in Jakarta, Indonesia. Continue Reading


Influencing safety through social marketing*, Part Two

04 November 2013

In Part One of this blog entry (Influencing safety through social marketing, Part One) we talked about the importance of understanding the behavior that lead workers to resort to unsafe acts. We then discussed the components of a social marketing program to influence the workers to change their behavior. Today, Dr. Elie Daher will lead us to discover examples of social marketing projects conducted in the Oil and Gas industry. Continue Reading


Influencing safety through social marketing*

28 October 2013

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, United Safety LtdIs there a way to sell safety behavior like they sell cars? Apparently, safety system leaders can through social marketing, an innovative concept developed by marketing geniuses in the 1950s and the 1970s in response to the growing concerns on how best to promote social good. Elie Daher, Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer for United Safety, explains this relatively new and innovative concept. Continue Reading


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