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Safety Featured Stories:

    • 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 […]

    • Drastically Reducing Pipeline Oil Spills

      by Tina Olivero

      Introduction Oil producers laid hundreds of miles of gathering pipelines to keep pace with Shale Boom across North America from 2009 to 2017. Produced water production has increased exponentially with oil and gas production. U.S. oil and gas wells alone now produce over one trillion gallons per year of produced water, the inadvertent byproduct that […]

    • 4 Minutes: That’s all the time you have to rescue a worker in a confined space!

      by Tina Olivero

      ENVIROMED EnviroMed’s CEO, Lee Parmiter, of St. John’s, Newfoundland, is excited about technology and where it’s taking the world of safety for industrial type companies. He says, “Things are advancing so fast that we now have entirely new standards for keeping our people safe with exponential advances in tracking and monitoring, gas detection and confined […]

    • EnviroMed G7 Changes The Game of Safety

      by Tina Olivero

      Technology is expanding at exponential rates and has the capacity to make things happen faster and easier. In the world of safety that could never be more true, as new state-of-the-art solutions are emerging for industries around the globe. Tracking and Responding Technology has allowed our workplaces, remote locations and hazardous environments to be much […]

    • NOIA AWARDS: Bill Fanning and Stephen Edwards

      by Tina Olivero

      Outstanding Contribution Award Bill Fanning, Kvaerner Canada The NOIA Outstanding Contribution Award recognized exemplary individuals who have influenced the development of our local oil and gas industry and who have demonstrated qualities of vision, integrity and leadership through their work and lives. Noia awarded this honour to Bill Fanning, president and country manager for Kvaerner Canada. […]

    • Businesses Are Born at Startup

      by Tina Olivero

      INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENT – FREE – FUN – INFORMATIVE – Friday 16th, 2017   __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Businesses Are Born at Startup Maybe I’ll just start a new sleep device to ensure people on rigs are ‘work safe’ and have enough sleep. Maybe I’ll create a new type of Rutter that stops ROV’s on a dime. Maybe I’ll […]

    • Recycle Your Workwear: It’s The Right Thing To Do

      by Tina Olivero

      What does curling have to do with recycling? Well, nothing really. But the latest green-innovation for industrial workwear has just raised a game-changing flag.  It’s a new-age solution for industrial waste management that has captured the attention many including, World Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist Brad Gushue. Brad Gushue won the 2006 Winter Olympics gold […]

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