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’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
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 will share insights on managing large-scale turnarounds at the Middle East PetroTech Conference.
Taking place in Manama, Bahrain from 18 to 21 May 2014, the conference focuses on the downstream sector of the Oil and Gas industry. It will address the latest issues of widespread interest to refineries and petrochemical companies and their relevance to the Middle East region. Continue Reading
The turnaround and shutdown community gathered to exchange knowledge and new strategies to overcome current industry challenges.
The first day has brought discussions on a number of high-importance topics including operational readiness, managing and avoiding scope creep and regulatory compliance and communication. The seminars were designed to give attendants the knowledge and tools necessary to mitigate risks while minimizing costs. Continue Reading
Karim Sabet, United Safety’s Business Development Manager presents how the company has encouraged its customers to use social marketing to influence safety behavior and practice knowledge capture and transfer at the Society of Petroleum Engineer’s Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition in Jakarta, Indonesia on October 22-24, 2013.
Dubai, UAE – November 4, 2013 – United Safety’s Karim Sabet, Business Development Manager for Africa recently presented two technical papers at the Society of Petroleum Engineer’s Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition in Jakarta, Indonesia. Continue Reading
Between October 22-24, 2013, United Safety will be presenting two technical papers at the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ (SPE) Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The technical papers are authored by United Safety’s Dr. Elie Daher, Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer and Darrell Dowd, Vice President for Industrial and Operational Safety and Integrity Management Services (OSIMSTM).
Dr. Daher’s technical paper SPE 165611 entitled, “The Human Chain – A Different Approach to Behavior Safety Program Through the Use of Social Marketing Concepts” emphasizes the importance of understanding real human behavior as an integral part of safety programs. Continue Reading
On September 30 to October 2, 2013, United Safety will attend the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) at New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Darrell Dowd, Vice President for Industrial and Operational Safety and Integrity Management Services (OSIMS™) will be presenting a technical paper entitled, “Improving EH&S Practices during Turnarounds in Facilities and Plants: A Process of Knowledge Capture and Transfer worth Implementing.” Continue Reading
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