Reducing Natech Risk: Structural Measures

Ana Maria Cruz*, Elisabeth Krausmann, N. Kato, S. Girgin

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Structural prevention and mitigation measures can help prevent damage and hazardous-materials releases at industrial facilities, and contribute to reducing their consequences if releases do occur. This chapter introduces a selection of available structural protection measures for different types of natural hazards.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNatech Risk Assessment and Management
Subtitle of host publicationReducing the Risk of Natural-Hazard Impact on Hazardous Installations
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9780128038796
ISBN (Print)9780128038079
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • Mitigation
  • Prevention
  • Protection
  • Risk reduction
  • Safety goal
  • Structural measure
  • ITC-CV


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