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Precast Concrete Buildings – Ideal for Disaster Resilience

Why precast concrete buildings are recommended for worksite safety & disaster protection: Every worksite must account for staff protection during an emergency or natural disaster. Protecting workers is of chief importance during a catastrophe, especially if a worksite is exposed to blast, fire, or other potential operational and natural hazards. Planning and safety drills only…

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What Are Disaster-Resilient Structures?

The importance & benefits of disaster-resilient structures at modern worksites: Disaster can strike at any time, even with proper precautions. Toxic chemical leaks, explosions, or severe weather events can endanger worksite personnel and critical equipment. Organizations can’t anticipate or stop every potential disaster. But they can prepare ahead of time by choosing disaster-resilient structures. Properly…

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FORTRESS: The Perfect Modern Industrial Building for On-Site Protection

FORTRESS brings the style, comfort, & safety of modern industrial buildings to your worksite: Many industrial buildings are functional, but they aren’t that comfortable or appealing for building occupants. Others are more aesthetically pleasing but leave much to be desired in terms of equipment or personnel protection. The best modern industrial buildings take both form…

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Ensure Critical Equipment Protection with FORTRESS

How FORTRESS minimizes business interruption risk & offers consistent critical equipment protection While FORTRESS Building was designed for an effective efficient and protected work space for personnel, it also can be used protect critical equipment and key infrastructure. Every business hopes for smooth operations and minimal disruptions. But as the saying goes, it’s wise to…

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Get to Know: Tim Host

Tim Host is FORTRESS Protective Building’s Director of Regional Account Development for North America and started working with the FORTRESS team on December 13, 2021.  Tim came onboard with 15 years of modular building experience. “I saw FORTRESS and how it married all the benefits of an individually designed concrete tilt wall building with modular…

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The multi-hazard protection design behind FORTRESS receives patent!

It is official – BakerRisk has been issued a patent for its FORTRESS Protective Buildings!!  A need was identified in industry for a building that:  Can easily be transported to the site and erected quickly. Can resist a full range of hazards (explosion, fire, toxic/flammable gas ingress, fragments, extreme weather, etc.)  Protects building occupants, critical…

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How the Thermal Resistance of Concrete Improves Employee Safety

Why FORTRESS Protective Buildings rely on the thermal resistance of concrete to protect personnel Protective buildings, including both permanent structures and temporary modules, must be constructed of durable materials that can protect occupants from multiple hazard types, including fire hazards, blast loads, and more. While some common building materials may suffice for blast load protection…

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Karen Vilas Inducted into the Morgantown High Athletic Hall of Fame

Karen excels in 3’s: she manages BakerRisk’s North American Region Business Development, she is a Principal Consultant in our Houston Process Safety group, and Secretary/Treasurer for FORTRESS Protective Buildings, LLC!  Karen’s history tells a similar tale.  In November 2021, she was inducted into the Morgantown High School (MHS) Athletic Hall of Fame in her hometown…

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