06 March 2016, Published by United Safety
On 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
21 February 2016, Published by United Safety
The United Safety USA team attended the opening ceremony for the 2016 29th Safety Excellence Awards, on the 5th of February, in Pasadena, Texas. Organized by the Houston Area Safety Council and the Houston Business Roundtable, the Annual Safety Excellence Awards will honor contractors in the Houston/Gulf Coast area that have had an outstanding record of safety performance in 2015. Continue Reading
22 September 2015, Published by United Safety
The GPS Show Daily was the publication circulating the show floor at the Global Petroleum Show 2015. The launch of the TeQ Shield™ Guardian confined space monitoring technology made it to the cover. The GPS daily reporter attended the launch and met with Lee Whittaker (United Safety’s CEO) who said “it’s very exciting and it’s great to assist our customers in executing these critical tasks”. Continue Reading
22 September 2015, Published by United Safety
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
23 June 2015, Published by United Safety
In a ceremony that took place in Corpus Christi on June 9, the Contractor Safety Council of the Coastal Bend presented United Safety with the South Texas Safety Excellence Award. The award recognizes outstanding efforts to provide a safe workplace and make continuous improvements in safety management and performance in 2014. Continue Reading
28 May 2015, Published by United Safety
United Safety’s Lead Industrial Hygienist Ehsan Uddin, MScA, CRSP, was recently interviewed by Middle East Oil & Gas Reporter Slavka Atasanova for his take on Occupational Health.
The article came out as part of the magazine’s HSSE supplement in May 2015, shining a light on the companies, people and initiatives improving HSSE standards in the Middle East region’s Oil and Gas industry.
The HSSE 2015 Handbook is dubbed as an essential reading for health and safety professionals in the industry. In the article, Ehsan Uddin emphasizes that higher levels of control are needed when serious health hazards are present. Continue Reading
19 January 2015, Published by United Safety
As a thought leader in the safety industry, United Safety studied trends in global safety and produced the Global Safety Trends Report. This report, which gives safety practitioners a better overview of the challenges, opportunities, and new developments shaping the global Oil and Gas industry is currently featured in SPE’s HSE Now.
20 November 2014, Published by United Safety
United Safety supports the increase of health and safety initiatives in Iraq and works to add value and offer practical advice to operators and oilfield services companies.
“Conditions in Iraq cause high operational costs so any idea or product that reduces project time is welcome,” says Mike Gilbert, United Safety’s Vice President for Middle East/Asia in an interview for The Oil & Gas Year’s Iraq 2014 publication.
Recently, the company completed a turnaround and shutdown safety service for a customer in Iraq, providing safety watch, quality control personnel and high angle rescue teams and the planning of confined space entry and rescue. Continue Reading
05 September 2013, Published by United Safety
An expanding global workforce can be a daunting task especially during project transition periods. As a leader in providing safety solutions to the oil and gas industry, United Safety has executed projects across the globe and has managed numerous challenges arising out of multicultural differences.
From language barriers to cultural differences, interdependencies and unforeseen changes to size and mode of operation, we draw from our experiences to answer the question – can multicultural differences hinder excellence in safety? Continue Reading