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Safety Featured Stories:

    • REAL-TIME GAS READINGS: Wearables, Connectivity, People Protection

      by Tina Olivero

      CONNECTED SAFETY ALERTS SAVE LIVES Gas alert, gas alert! Those are words you hope you never hear. Hazards left unchecked put people in danger. Your best chain of defence against unimaginable outcomes and explosions is to ensure that gas detection and monitoring is well thought out and executed in your organization. Are you prepared? WHO USES […]

    • EnviroMed Detection Services

      by Tina Olivero

      Fire safety just got even safer with advances in technology that are saving lives. EnviroMed Detection Services CEO, Lee Parmiter, of St. John’s, Newfoundland, is excited about the world of safety for those working in the industrial sector.  Lee says, “Technology is now working where it matters most, with safety. With new devices that offer […]

    • AOMS: New Facility for Occupational Rehabilitation

      by Tina Olivero

      It’s been forty years since the inception of Atlantic Offshore Medical Services (AOMS), an occupational medical facility created by the O’Shea family. A diverse and entrepreneurial family, the O’Shea’s have committed their efforts toward the growth and success of AOMS throughout Atlantic Canada, in the past across Canada and Internationally. Through the AOMS medical facility […]

    • Over 300 Oil & Gas companies adopt Dropsafe Nets

      by Tina Olivero

      Over 300 of the world’s major Oil & Gas (O&G) producers and contractors have adopted Dropsafe’s patented stainless steel mesh nets to protect against the risk of dropped objects, in a market development indicative of the industry’s continued drive to consolidate best practice and further improve workplace safety. Dropsafe is the leading provider of dropped […]

    • Newfoundland’s Offshore: Time to take the BULL BY THE HORNS!

      by Tina Olivero

      In Obama’s book, The Audacity of Hope, he said that his role as the president was a great responsibility and his drive came from great discontent. I thought a lot about that and realized that discontent comes from the disparity between where we are and where we can be. It’s that uncomfortable edge that has […]

    • Nalco Champion In Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      “I am from Lawn, Newfoundland and I have worked in the oil and gas service industry for the past 18 years. In May 2011, while working in Angola I met Ryan Olson, who is currently Canadian Regional Manager of Oil Sands and Heavy Oil for Nalco Champion. During our conversation, I asked him, “Why isn’t […]

    • Atlantic Petroleum Show – June 20, 2018

      by Tina Olivero

      The Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show returns to Mile One Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador on June 20 – 21, 2018, with a refreshed focus on energy education. “It is time to reimagine the traditional trade show and focus on education and training for the energy industry,” says Wes Scott, President and CEO of EventWorx […]

    • OIL PRICE: $70 and Rising

      by Tina Olivero

      OIL PRICE The biggest influencer on oil price is supply and demand. When world oil supply is high oil prices most often go down. When the supply of oil is low and demand is high, oil prices often go up. Supply and demand are impacted by population, politics, economics and a range of other factors. […]

    • Hidden Gas Detection: Just Got A Lot Safer With Technology

      by Tina Olivero

      Job sites vary in shapes and sizes. But even the smallest spaces require the highest standard of safety. Think garages, workshops, modules, or confined spaces. Think remote locations, unsuspecting offices, parking lots, buildings and more. When it comes to hidden gas hazards every location is suspect. It’s the role of leadership and management in corporations […]

    • Is ergonomics on helicopters a priority?

      by Tina Olivero

      The results of a ground-breaking project into the body sizes of UK offshore workers on board various helicopter crafts has been recognised with an award for outstanding contribution to ergonomics. The three-month study was a joint project by Robert Gordon University (RGU) and Step Change in Safety, in response to a mandate from the Civil […]

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