Innovations in the Safety Services

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

Oilfied Technology magazine features the launch of United Safety’s integrated risk management software ‘Sophia’

29 November 2015, Published by United Safety

Oilfield Technology recently featured United Safety’s launch of a new product that aims to integrate fragmented turnaround management systems into one at ADIPEC 2015.

“Across the globe, United Safety has served 789 turnarounds. We know from experience that it is a pain for plant managers and owners to deal with the time-consuming task of permitting, access validation and document management,” says Dr. Elie Daher, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of United Safety. Continue Reading

Venturing into new markets

02 November 2015, Published by United Safety

United Safety’s Mike Gilbert, Vice-President for the Middle East is featured in The Oil and Gas Year (TOGY), Qatar, 2015.

This article discusses United Safety’s success, securing six long-term contracts for its safety services in Qatar. United Safety will be supporting Oryx GTL, Qatar Shell and Qatar Chemical Company for their annual shutdown and turnaround services. The company will also be providing a number of full-time services for these companies. Continue Reading

TeQ Shield™ launch on Worksite News

22 September 2015, Published by United Safety

United Safety Launches Confined Space Monitoring Technology

Worksite News, Canada’s Premier Occupational Health, Safety and Environment E-Magazine, has covered our launch of the TeQ Shield™ launch at the Global Petroleum Show 2015. The article mentions the considerable level of danger of confined space work, and the extra safety measures that must be in place to ensure risks are mitigated. Continue Reading

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

21 June 2015, Published by United Safety

Confined space safety redefined - TeQ Shield™ Guardian 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™ Guardian, 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

United Safety at Global Petroleum Show 2015

28 May 2015, Published by United Safety

Global Petroleum Show 2015

United Safety will be at the Global Petroleum Show (GPS) 2015 on June 9 – 11 in Stampede Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Considered the largest oil and gas exhibition in Canada showcasing the latest in heavy oil technologies and best practices, GPS has exhibition zones dedicated to drilling, manufacturing and safety. Continue Reading

Driving out of danger

05 May 2015, Published by United Safety

Driving out of dangerUnited Safety’s Air Qruise™ Electro-Ex was recently featured in Oilfield Technology Magazine the international publication for the global upstream oil and gas industry. The magazine features reports from Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East and provides detailed technical articles about oil and gas exploration, drilling and production.

The April 2015 issue included features focusing on safety technology with bonus distribution at OTC in Houston. The article discussed the evolution of the technology behind the new generation of explosion-proof vehicles and how innovation plays an important role in the rise and fall of significant innovations that made history. Continue Reading

The Air TreQ™ Blinder featured in HSE Now

22 March 2015, Published by United Safety

The Air TreQ™ Blinder featured in HSE NowUnited Safety’s Air TreQ™ Blinder was recently featured in HSE Now, the online HSE magazine from SPE.

The article discusses the frequent turnaround bottleneck of short-duration jobs requiring breathing air, such as blinding. The setup for these tasks can take a significant amount of time and resources, causing delays and reducing overall turnaround productivity. Continue Reading

Fueling the innovative minds of tomorrow

08 February 2015, Published by United Safety

Fueling the innovative minds of tomorrow

United Safety is proud to announce the sponsorship of the FIRST Pearland Robotics Team, Team Pearadox. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) aims at inspiring young people to be science and technology leaders, through an exciting mentor-based program that fosters science, engineering and technology skills, and nurtures self-confidence, communication and leadership. 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

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