Extreme Loads and Structural Risk (ELSR)
At a Glance
- Recognized expertise evaluating natural hazards and man-made risk
- Conduct blast testing for a range of threats, equipment and scenarios
- Facility siting experience evaluating explosion, fire and toxic material hazards
- Advanced structural analysis and design for critical structures
Operations involving energetic materials can result in blast and fragmentation hazards to personnel and structures. Our ELSR division has extensive experience in characterizing these hazards, whether from hydrocarbon releases or explosives, and we develop practical mitigation measures including structural strengthening and fragment protection. We prepare analytical solutions and perform explosion effects testing to validate blast mitigation solutions, and also offer explosion incident investigation services to assist clients in understanding event causes and prevention measures.
Understanding your exposure to physical security risks is an essential part of reducing your vulnerability to a variety of threats, including sabotage, terrorism, and theft.
ABS Group is also a leading provider of facility siting services for a wide range of explosion, fire and toxic release hazards in refining, petrochemical and specialty chemical process installations. These services provide clients with a detailed understanding of risk, practical measures for risk reduction and compliance with regulatory requirements.