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


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


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


United Safety helps Airdrie Food Bank build a new facility

25 November 2013, Published by United Safety

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


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