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
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
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
At one of our busiest years to date, we are joining yet another trade show next week. Come visit United Safety at the EHS Seminar and Trade Show 2015, taking place in Galveston, Texas. 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
BIC Magazine featured our office inauguration in Midland, Texas in their March 2015 issue.
United Safety recently opened its fifth office in the U.S. in Midland. The expansion aims at tapping into the vast upstream activity in the region. In charge of the new office is Area Manager Steve Terrio. Terrio has been with United Safety for over six years, previously as field coordinator in United Safety’s Corpus Christi, Texas, and area coordinator in Zama, Alberta, Canada, from 2011-2012. Continue Reading
United Safety is proud to announce the sponsorship of the FIRST Pearland Robotics Team, Team Pearadox. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) aims at inspiring young people to be science and technology leaders, through an exciting mentor-based program that fosters science, engineering and technology skills, and nurtures self-confidence, communication and leadership. 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
The Eagle Ford region is one of the most promising shale plays in the US. It has diverse resources, ample capacity, and is strategically positioned for both domestic and export opportunities. This year’s regional investment is forecasted at around $23-$30 billion and most operators are projecting at least five more years of drilling at this pace. Continue Reading
The premier showcase for Heavy Oil knowledge and technology is taking place on September 10-11, at Lloydminster, SK. The event venue is strategic, as the region is surrounded by producing heavy oil wells of both cold and thermal production. Continue Reading
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