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


TeQ Shield makes the cover of the GPS Show Daily

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 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


TeQ™ Shield launch on Worksite News

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


United Safety wins the South Texas Safety Excellence Award

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


Bringing innovations to Iraq and why it’s important given the country’s local conditions

20 November 2014, Published by United Safety

Bringing innovations to Iraq and why it’s important given the country’s local conditions 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


United Safety speaks HSSE Management at 3rd Shutdowns Fort McMurray conference

18 February 2014, Published by United Safety

Shutdowns Turnarounds Fort McMurray conference on February 25-26, 2014

United Safety will be present at the 3rd Annual Shutdowns Turnarounds Fort McMurray conference on February 25-26, 2014. Continue Reading


Does excellence in safety have multicultural barriers?

05 September 2013, Published by United Safety

United Safety Global Workforce

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


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