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HSE Risk Management

Risk is an inherent aspect to the organizations’ daily life. Risks to health, safety, and environment deserve special attention since their measurement, management and monitoring allow preventing major accidents that jeopardize people, the environment, and the company’s well-being.

Meeting the needs of its clients, EQS Global develops its work in the following areas:

● Process Safety
● Occupational Health & Safety
● Environmental Consultancy
● Management Systems Consultancy & Audits
● Strategic Technical Advisory
● Legal and Regulatory Compliance

EQS Global supports its clients in the development implementation of risk management solutions, as well as in the definition of responsibilities, practices, procedures, processes and resources to face the everyday challenges related to health, safety and the environment.

Hazardous Areas, ATEX & DSEAR Services

Hazardous areas are places where there is or where there may be a potentially explosive or flammable atmosphere due to the presence of gas, vapor, dust, or fibers. These areas require special precautions during the construction, installation, and use of any equipment. At the same time, compliance with all Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR) must be assured.

Understanding the importance of identifying these areas in order to prevent the outbreak and spread of risks, EQS Global helps its clients to calculate the risk degree and mapping areas where flammable mixtures may occur.

EQS Global has a multidisciplinary team of professionals with the necessary competencies to develop the classification of projects and areas of inspection.

Our services include:

  • Elaboration of Protection Manuals Against Explosions
  • ATEX and DSEAR Risk Assessment
  • Hazardous Areas Classification
  • Modeling of Scenarios
  • Equipment Verification
  • Technical Support during Maintenance
EQS Global supports leading companies worldwide through specialized Technical Advisory and a team with extensive experience supporting clients with Hazardous Areas, ATEX, and DSEAR Services. 
Prevention of Major Accidents

In response to catastrophic accidents involving facilities that store and/or handle large quantities of dangerous goods, governments have implemented regulatory regimes to address the safe operation of these facilities.

The complexity of current processes and products used in industry can originate high risks that can cause serious accidents.

The focus on the identification, quantification, and elimination of these risks is the basis for the prevention of major accidents, that can incur high costs.

EQS Global services help customers to take all the necessary measures to prevent risks and limit the consequences to people and the environment of any major accidents which do occur.

EQS Global services include:

  • Audits to Safety Management Systems for Major Hazard (SMSMH)
  • Implementation of Safety Management Systems for Major Hazard
  • Development of scenarios
  • Modeling of scenarios
  • Development of preventive measures
  • Implementation of measures to prevent and mitigate
  • Simulations


EQS Global supports leading companies worldwide through specialized Technical Advisory, Third-party Services, and a team with extensive experience supporting clients concerning Major Accident Hazards.

Human Factors & Behavior Safety

People are a key component of organizations. Human factors are often mentioned as a cause of accidents and incidents, that may represent several risks. When considering these factors, the individuals’ behavior and their working environment, environmental factors, physiological and psychological capabilities, and limitations must be considered.

For these reasons, modern Health and Safety, risk management should consider the human being as a whole, not just from the moment it begins its workday.

Our services include:

  • Corporate Assessment and Diagnostics
  • Risk Factors Characterization
  • Competences Assessment
  • Assessment of Psychosocial Risks
  • Assessment of Ergonomic Risks
  • Organizational Control and Human Reliability
  • Safety Culture Strategies


Therefore, EQS Global supports its clients in the study and analysis of their organizations’ human factors, considering their contribution to the interactive interface with the systems that surround and which are crucial to their dynamic, efficiency, and effectiveness.

Fire Protection

Most fires are preventable. Those responsible for workplaces and other buildings to which the public has access can avoid them by taking responsibility for and adopting the right behaviors and procedures.

Fire protection and effective response to an emergency are what separate an incident from minor consequences of an incident with serious consequences for people, the environment, and facilities.

EQS Global fire protection services are able to quantify the likely impacts of a fire and then determine the fire protection resources needed to protect against those events, ensuring our clients are prepared to deal with all fire scenarios.

EQS Global provides support in the following topics:

  • Simulacrum preparation and organization
  • Design of fire protection systems
  • Design of firefighting systems
  • Definition of mitigation measures
  • Technical Assistance in Fire Safety
  • Firefighting projects- 3rd and 4th category
  • Implementation of measures of self-protection
  • Implementation of measures to ransom and evacuation

EQS Global supports leading companies worldwide through specialized Technical Advisory and a team with extensive experience supporting clients concerning Fire Protection.

Risk Assessment

Organizations of all types and sizes face a range of risks that can affect the achievement of their objectives. The Risk reflects the impact of this uncertainty on the objectives.

All organizations must establish, implement and maintain procedures to identify hazards, assess risks and establish control measures.

The standards ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 also impose a systematic approach to consider risks and Risk-Based Thinking in order to guarantee that they are assessed and controlled through the design and use of Management Systems.

EQS Global, through its specialized technical team and advanced software, identifies hazards and assesses risks associated with its client’s activities. In addition, rigorous procedures are implemented to guarantee this process continuous improvement.

Incident Investigation

One of the most difficult situations that an owner can face is a serious accident resulting from work activities. Accidents and Near miss present opportunities to learn and to prevent future similar occurrences.

EQS Global develops a multidisciplinary approach, with a team of experienced engineers, researchers, technicians, collecting and analyzing key information. We investigate the root cause and advise our clients about prevention and mitigation methods.

EQS Global supports leading companies worldwide through specialized Technical Advisory and a team with extensive experience supporting clients concerning Incident Investigation.


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