An insight into United Safety by The Roughneck magazine

06 March 2016, Published by United Safety

Shayne McCallumOn March 2016 The Roughneck magazine published an interview with Shayne McCallum, Vice President Canada at United Safety.

The interview covers United Safety’s origins and the reasons why it was founded: the oil and gas industry was in need of a comprehensive solution, from wellhead to retail, and positioned its service offerings to include gas explorers, producers and process operators, thus providing a single standard of safety for all personnel on a given site. Shayne also discussed how United Safety has been growing for the past 29 years, and the areas we currently operate in now, he said “With an eye on market growth and the careful consideration of the particularities and cultural differences in each country, we were able to achieve sustainable growth.” Continue Reading


Confined space safety redefined – TeQ™ Shield featured in BIC magazine

21 June 2015, Published by United Safety

Confined space safety redefined - TeQ™ Shield featured in BIC magazine BIC magazine recently published the article “Confined space safety redefined” in their June/July edition. The article mentions how challenging confined space work can be, and how additional safety measures must be in place to prevent accidents. It then goes on to discuss how technology can play an important role in making confined spaces safer. It mentions our recent launch of TeQ™ Shield, describing the main features of this system that combines access control, two-way communications, continuous gas detection and video surveillance to allow remote monitoring of all confined space work from inside a command center. Continue Reading


Monitoring System Makes Confined Spaces Safer

18 June 2015, Published by United Safety

United Safety’s TeQTM Shield is featured on HSE NOW, a reputed online source for HSE-related articles and information. The article discusses the need for a monitoring system designed specifically for confined spaces and talks about how the TeqTM Shield addresses the current challenges. It also touches on some of the technical features of the product while highlighting the key benefits of the technology. Continue Reading


Innovating in Confined Space Monitoring

04 February 2015, Published by United Safety

United Safety was featured in the February, 2015 issue of BIC magazine. The article describes the challenges faced by an Oil and Gas operator in one of their turnarounds.

Workers were to perform high-risk tasks in confined spaces under breathing air where their breathing activities were to be monitored at all times. It was crucial to provide the ability to immediately identify abnormal breathing patterns before the situation could turn life threatening. An additional challenge was that there was no line of sight and traditional methods were cumbersome. Continue Reading


SPE African Health, Safety, Security, and Environment and Social Responsibility Conference and Exhibition

14 September 2014, Published by United Safety

SPE African Health, Safety, Security, and Environment and Social Responsibility Conference and Exhibition

Offshore Confined Space Entry at the African HSSE and Social Responsibility Conference

United Safety is glad to be a part of the first African Health, Safety, Security, and Environment and Social Responsibility Conference and Exhibition, hosted by the Society of Petroleum Engineers from 15-17 September in Maputo, Mozambique. Continue Reading


The Challenges of Confined Space

24 April 2014, Published by United Safety

The Challenges of Confined Space United Safety is currently featured in HSE Now, the HSE online news from SPE. Our article discusses the complexity and challenges of confined space entry and rescue.

Accidents occur because of unmanaged potential hazards, such as fire or explosion, elevated temperatures, gas, fumes, vapor or lack of oxygen and others. Safe work practices must be developed, and previously conducted risk assessments may dictate what precautions are necessary. If emergencies occur despite these safety measures, the window for reaction is very limited. Continue Reading


2014 SPE HSE Conference is off to a great start

18 March 2014, Published by United Safety

2014 SPE HSE Conference is off to a great start

The 2014 SPE International Conference on Health, Safety and Environment kicked off yesterday. The show is very well attended, around 1000 participants gathered to debate current HSE challenges. We received a number of visitors to our booth on the exhibition floor, looking to learn about our latest safety solutions for the Oil & Gas industry. Continue Reading


Ready to take emergency and rescue planning to a new level?

10 March 2014, Published by United Safety

2014 SPE International Conference on Health, Safety and Environment

United Safety will be present at the 2014 SPE International Conference on Health, Safety and Environment from March 17th to 19th.

This is SPE’s flagship HSE event, and it will highlight HSE best practices and debate current industry challenges in over 200 technical presentations, special events and networking opportunities. Continue Reading


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