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ABS Group Carries Out Successful ERM Training in Chile

November 15, 2017

The ABS Group Chile division held an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) training course at the Sheraton Hotel in Santiago, Chile, Nov. 7-8.

A total of 29 personnel from the Oil and Gas, Power, Forestry and other industrial sectors participated. The course material focused on a systematic process to organize and manage possible combinations of human errors, equipment failures and external influences that may threaten organizations and facilities. ABS Group's ERM methodology and technical capabilities cover a broad spectrum of markets, from commercial to the public sector, and this was reflected in the diversity of the attendees.

The objective of the course was to introduce these diverse organizations to the basics of ERM and prepare them for responding to any unexpected risks or challenges in order to more effectively achieve their business objectives. ERM provides organizations with an approach to managing both internal and external risks and facilitates improved decision-making.

The course was presented by ABS Group's Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Henrique Paula, PhD, who has participated in more than 100 projects carried out in a variety of industries, including Oil, Gas and Chemical and Nuclear.


About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (, through its operating subsidiaries, provides technical advisory and certification services to support the safety and reliability of high-performance assets and operations in the oil, gas and chemical, power generation, marine, offshore and government sectors, among others. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1,000 professionals globally. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS (, a leading marine and offshore classification society.

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