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Category Archives: Turnaround Support Service Solutions

Protecting Workers from Hazardous Air Quality with a SmartCompressor

December 20, 2021

Learn About Its Advantages Over Traditional Industrial Breathing Air Systems   Working in conditions where respiratory hazards exist, clean air is of  vital importance.  To ensure the safety of workers, employers should understand the importance of traditional breathing air systems along with other advanced capabilities. By utilizing technology such as Total Safety’s SmartCompressor®, projects can

Total Safety Expands to Enhance Workers Safety

December 16, 2020

Houston –  March 31, 2021) To meet the growing demand of safety service solutions, Total Safety opens  new service centers- Benicia, CA, Signal Hill, CA, Shreveport, LA,   Denver, CO and Sulphur, LA. All Total Safety locations are equipped with expert service capabilities serving the industrial sector including the rental, sales and service of: Gas detection

Total Safety Acquires Z-Safety Systems

July 25, 2014

Houston, TX and Brussels, Belgium (July 25, 2014) Z-Monitoring Patented Confined Safety System Deepens Total Safety’s Solutions Sets. Total Safety, the leading international safety solutions provider, today announced it has acquired Z-Safety Systems (d/b/a Z-Monitoring), designer and engineer of the Z-Monitoring Centralized Confined Space Monitoring System, from Z-Group. Z-Monitoring developed the only globally patented system

Western Refining’s El Paso Refinery Receives Total Safety’s ‘Safety Innovation’ Award

October 7, 2013

Houston, TX—Western Refining’s El Paso Refinery is the recipient of Total Safety’s “Safety Innovation” Award for its approach to improving safety within the workplace. Western Refining Inc. (NYSE: WNR) is an independent oil refiner and marketer, headquartered in El Paso, Texas, operating mostly in the southwestern and western United States. Total Safety, the world’s leading

Total Safety’s Centralized Confined Space Monitoring System Evaluated by Texas A&M Engineering Extension

February 22, 2013

Total Safety, the world’s leading integrated safety services company, announced that its Centralized Confined Space Monitoring System has been tested and evaluated by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service Product Development Center (“TEEX PDC”) at TEEX’s Emergency Services Training Institute to verify compliance with the current interpretation of Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s 29 CFR

Hazard Recognition for Turnarounds

August 16, 2012

By John Baker, Total Safety Certified Industrial Hygienist These are the “Top Ten” most frequently cited OSHA standards for the past year: Scaffolding Fall Protection Hazard Communication Respiratory Protection Lock Out/Tag Out Electrical, wiring Powered Industrial Trucks Ladders Electrical, general Machine Guarding Let’s take this list of OSHA standards and translate it into the actual

Industrial Hygiene Elements of a Successful Turnaround

May 16, 2012

By John Baker, Total Safety Industrial Hygienist Previously, Total Safety has emphasized the importance of including the need for IH resources during the planning of the turnaround to ensure that the exposure of employees (and possibly contractors) to airborne chemicals, silica, asbestos, noise, heat, radiation and other health hazards is monitored and controlled. Pre-planning is essential

Total Safety Partners with Application Factory, Now Exclusive Distributor for DangerTags

March 21, 2012

March 21, 2012 – Total Safety, the leading global industrial safety services company based in Houston, Texas, has partnered with Application Factory to become their exclusive distributor for DangerTags Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Automation System, a proprietary lockout/tagout software and hardware system that allows for the automation of the lockout/tagout process. “We are excited to be able

Managing Industrial Hygiene Issues in the Proactive Mode

April 12, 2011

By Mandy Sunderland, Sr. Industrial Hygienist, Total Safety One of the biggest challenges facing safety and health practitioners today is ensuring that their companies operate in “proactive,” rather than “reactive,” mode. In reactive mode, an injury occurs, and an investigation is conducted to find out what happened and who to blame. Recommendations are made to

Total Safety Enters Industrial Hygiene Services Business

August 25, 2009

Houston – August 25, 2009 Total Safety, the global leader of integrated industrial safety services and equipment, is expanding into Industrial Hygiene Services and will provide comprehensive solutions for exposure monitoring, hazard and risk assessments, respiratory protection programs, ergonomic assessments, indoor air quality, asbestos, and lead and mold monitoring. In addition, Richard Matherne, CIH, has