BakerRisk VP Bill Mather discusses FORTRESS creation with BIC Magazine

BIC June-July 2020 Interview with Bill Mather

“Why did BakerRisk decide to design and build hazard-resistant buildings?”

This is a common question we receive from industry professionals. Bill Mather, President of FORTRESS Protective Buildings, LLC (FORTRESS) and Vice-President of BakerRisk, has provided some insightful details as to what motivated BakerRisk to develop this new market offering, as well as speaks to FORTRESS’ direction for the future.

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Toxic Sheltering with an Interior Room – Benefits and Precautions

TCC's Summer Webinar Kickoff - Toxic Sheltering with an Interior Room - Benefits and Precautions

The Texas Chemical Council is continuing to support industry via their new Summer Webinar Series. The series will be kicked-off by one of our Shelter-In-Place (SIP) experts, Anthony Sarrack, Principal Process Safety Consultant. Anthony will be presenting his topic, “Toxic Sheltering with an Interior Room – Benefits and Precautions” on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 at 11:00 am CT.

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Launch of Best Practice Guidance Series by BakerRisk

Cover to BakerRisk SIP Reducing Risk From Toxic Impacts

The intent of this series is to provide additional guidance to industry on risk management topics of common interest. To kick this off, our first guidance document on the use of a strategy to shelter in place (SIP) for risk management is now available.

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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)…