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
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
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
21 June 2015, Published by United Safety
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, 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
28 May 2015, Published by United Safety
22 March 2015, Published by United Safety
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
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
18 May 2014, Published by United Safety
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
13 May 2014, Published by United Safety
Join United Shutdown Safety at the AFPM Maintenance & Reliability Trade Show in San Antonio, Texas on May 20 to 23.
The 2014 edition of the conference addresses current issues affecting refiners, such as the need to increase reliability, maintain current assets and improve safety, with a focus on developing the next generation of engineers and professionals who will assume control of the industry. Continue Reading
05 March 2014, Published by United Safety
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