LocationNorth Pole, AK
Building FunctionLab Building
Building Construction2009
Design Blast Load0.8 psi, 85 psi-msec

Wood buildings and wood trailers are common at industrial facilities. BakerRisk has developed upgrade designs to strengthen typical stud wall systems. In this upgrade, the exterior walls were strengthened, existing exterior doors were upgraded, and exterior windows were strengthened.


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Changes in Facility Siting Standards: API 752, 753, & 756

In industries where the daily risks of potentially catastrophic events, such as vapor cloud explosions, are a constant concern, there’s no room for compromise – inherently safer design principles, effective hazard identifications and analyses, and adherence to up-to-date industry standards aren’t just important, they’re essential. Since its establishment in 1919, the American Petroleum Institute (API)…