risk modeling software Articles

  • Modeling Tip: How to Import BREEZE AERMOD files into BREEZE Risk Analyst for Human Health Risk Assessments

    Humans can be exposed to hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) either directly through inhalation or indirectly through ingestion or dermal contact, which can result in acute or chronic health effects. The risk of exposure varies depending on a number of variables, including the meteorological conditions, local geographical and emissions characteristics, the age of the individuals being exposed, and ...

  • Modelling and Managing Flood Risk and Flooding

    The UK’s prestigious Royal Society recently held a discussion group on the subject of Flood Management and Climate Change. With much of the Northern Hemisphere approaching the winter flooding season, we spoke to Wallingford Software’s David Fortune to find out the role of modelling in flood forecasting and flood management. He set out his ideas as follows: We must remember first that, while we ...


    By Innovyze

  • Professional services risk modeling tool case study

    Professional Services Risk Modeling Tool (2 of 2) Result: A user-friendly data collection software tool was delivered to the client along with a manual for running and modifying the tool. This tool led the client's agent through a series of data acquisition steps with visual cues, error checking and the ability to add notes and new elements. The tool effectively makes ...

  • Rapid analysis of risk assessment using developed simulation of chemical industrial accidents software package

    The environmental consequences are defined as consequences of accidental release of hazardous substances to the natural environment. This release can lead to many hazards depending on the material stored. The consequences of these hazards to the environment are widespread and have significant importance to human communities living in the surroundings. The mathematical models are extremely useful ...

  • Soil Attenuation Model for Derivation of Risk-Based Soil Remediation Standards

    Untitled Document Overview of Soil Attenuation Model (SAM) Under a risk-based corrective action (RBCA) process, soils and groundwater impacted by a chemical release are ...


  • Decision-support software tools for integrated risk assessment of hazardous substances in complex terrain

    This paper presents the ongoing research at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, related to the design and implementation of an IDSS (integrated decision support system) dedicated to integrated risk assessment and safety management with application to the transportation of hazardous substances. One of the goals is to construct advanced models to estimate (a) the optimal ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Which QRA software

    Risktec recently completed a comprehensive survey of software currently available for undertaking quantitative risk assessment (QRA) for onshore and offshore oil and gas facilities. The key requirement was that the software had to be available to users under licence, with full user support. This immediately removed from the search any “in-house” toolsdeveloped by consultants. From an initial list ...


    By Risktec Solutions

  • The Role of EHS Software

    Environmental, health and safety (EHS) software plays a key role in most industries today. In short, it is the goal of putting a strong safety program in place within the company. This offers a number of benefits for the organization including minimizing risks associated with environmental regulations, reducing the company's environmental impact, and improving workplace safety for employees. ...


    By EHS Insight

  • In-depth workplace noise risk assessments

    Don’t miss a thing with a custom-made noise measurement kit Pulsar Safety Professional System: the-all-in one solution to noise measurement Pulsar Instruments’ Safety Professional noise measurement system offer Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) experts a custom-made solution for resolving their complex workplace noise risk ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • The Value of Sustainability Software

    Through sustainability reporting, your organization is empowered to make responsible, data-driven decisions in order to reduce its carbon emissions on the environment.  ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Enterprise risk management, the new imperative

    Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is a new, strategic imperative that is gaining momentum. Leaner operating models and global sourcing have made companies stand up and take notice: managing risk is important! And Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) risk is no exception. According to AMR Research, nearly half of surveyed companies plan to increase spending on Operational Risk Management ...


    By Lexicon Systems, LLC

  • Risk assessment for a landfill PPC application

    Client: Waste Management Industry Location: Co-disposal landfill site for non-hazardous and hazardous waste,  Worcestershire. Services: Hydrogeological risk assessment, landfill monitoring support, Environmental permit application support , Issues: Potential risk to groundwater,  Environmental Permit ...

  • Wallingford Software’s solutions match flood report modeling requirements

    Water UK’s report on ‘Lessons learned from summer floods 2007’ highlights a need for better flood forecasting tools that Wallingford Software’s InfoWorks CS, RS and FloodWorks are perfectly aligned to meet. The water industry’s trade body set up a review after the devastating flooding that hit many parts of the country and overwhelmed the Mythe water treatment works in Gloucestershire, leaving ...


    By Innovyze

  • The coming clash of two software categories

    With the advent of the Kyoto Accord on February 16th and the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) on January 1st, and the growth of regional cap and trade markets in North America for emissions, software makers are beginning to take interest in the green trading and associated risk management market for software.Already established vendors such as SunGard Energy Systems have ...


    By VisionMonitor Software, LLC

  • A hybrid system approach for space station risk analysis

    This paper describes a conceptual design for an integrated hybrid system for risk analysis applications on the International Space Station project. The expert system's knowledge base incorporates heuristics to integrate and interpret the algorithmic results from both simulation (for project risk analysis) and probabilistic risk assessment (regarding safety issues). This project was conducted in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Risk analysis of information systems by event process chains

    Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has an important impact on critical infrastructure operation. However, the current use of risk analysis techniques has reached its limits when analysing these systems at least in practical terms. The application of extended event process chains (EPC) bypasses some of the difficulties, as they model business processes within an information system ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Has risk assessment finally come of age?

    Sarah Dack, principal risk assessor, and James D Nelson, associate for risk assessment & modelling, of Mouchel look at the strides risk assessment has taken in recent years. In the mid 90s the number of quantitative human health risk practitioners in the UK could be counted on your fingers. Industry was screening against ICRCL/Kelly tables (often based on the tables, without the accompanying ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

  • Flood Risk Mapping for Scotland Takes Off

    Untitled Document Scotland has an area of roughly 79,000km2 and a population of five ...


    By Innovyze

  • Quantitative risk assessment for contaminated sites in Spain

    Environmental Quantitative Risk Assessment is one of the key factors in the Decision Making Process for contaminated sites. Numerous decisions have to be made before, during and after conducting a quantitative risk assessment.Risk assessment is based on the information gathered previously: Historical information (Phase I) Site characterization (Phase II) Toxicological ...

  • Sub-watertable landfill (regulation 15 risk assessment)

    Client: Waste Management Industry Location: UK Services: Site investigation, data collation and interpretation, Controlled water and ecological risk assessment services, Expert witness. Issues: Sub-water table landfill site. Potential risk to groundwater. Summary: ESI produced a controlled waters ...

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