Treatment in response to industrial accidents in remote locations requires a greater set of specialist first aid skills. Prospecting, ore extraction and processing, mining engineering and transportation, and oil rig platforms are all high-risk environments where incidents such as explosions, chemical and other hazardous materials spills, gas leaks, and infrastructure collapses can have catastrophic effects upon personnel. With traditional emergency assistance often many hours away, the aftermath of industrial accidents need to managed in-house and personnel need to trained to respond to a variety of possible emergencies.
At the bottom of this profile are brief details of a number of the experts that Expert Experts represents. Call our office to discuss your requirements and to obtain an expert submission that suits your needs and budget.Expertise in Action
Experts in industrial treatment and training will have experience in handling fire outbreaks, handling the medical response to catastrophic situations, and coordinating rescue operations. They can assess the risks in a workplace and tailor medical training, procedures and equipment available to staff for those potential situations. In litigation, expert witnesses can assess damages, assign responsibility, and offer opinions as to what regulations were breached. Experts can also assist in incident investigations.Sample Reports
For some fields of expertise we have some sample sections of de-identified reports. Please contact our office if you are interested in a sample.Cost
The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:
- The need for a view or inspection of a location
- The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
- Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
- Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype
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