Industries

ARGOS is an Information System for enhancing Crisis Management for incidents with CBRN releases. The target is accidents as well as terrorist initiated events related to CBRN industries, transports of hazardous materials, fires involving hazardous materials etc.

 

ARGOS facilitates decision support and improves situation awareness and information sharing among the Emergency response organizations.

 

ARGOS is a valuable tool for planning, training and dimensioning the response organization.

 

From the real weather prognosis, and the actual conditions, ARGOS can calculate a prognosis about how an accident will evolve and what will be the consequences of the accident. ARGOS can also calculate emergency and evacuation zones and what will be the effect of applying various countermeasures.

 

ARGOS is a robust and mature product developed from more than 15 years of experience and strong user involvement. ARGOS now supports emergency management organizations in 13 countries covering more than 400 million people worldwide.

Nuclear and Radiological emergency agencies

ARGOS was originally built for, and has many features for offsite emergency management during all phases of a nuclear disaster. As example ARGOS was heavily used by all member countries during the Japan Fukushima accident.
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Firefighting organizations

ARGOS can be used to create a prognosis of the dispersion of the smoke from fires with dangerous chemicals. The prognosis can be invoked already on the alarming central, so the route of vehicles or the base for the response is not located in dangerous areas.
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Nuclear Facilities and Power Plants

For Nuclear facilities and Nuclear Power Plants, ARGOS can be used for preparedness and training, and decision support for evacuation in the nearby emergency zones.
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Industries handling dangerous chemicals

The Chemical features of ARGOS are useful for Industries that are in risk of the major-accident hazards – and need to follow the so-called Seveso directives.
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Agencies with responsibility of chemical accidents

The Chemical part of ARGOS includes a comprehensive database with chemical substances and the health effects of these. ARGOS also includes models for releases from containers as well as evaporation of spills on the ground and model for dispersion of heavy gasses.

 

All in all, ARGOS is a very strong tool for the chemical experts to advise the incident responders in cases of incident with dangerous chemicals.
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Benefits

  • ARGOS support the emergency organization to make the best possible decisions in case of a CBRN incident.
  • ARGOS provides situation awareness, overview, visibility and insights.
  • ARGOS is a valuable tool for planning, training and dimensioning in the response organization.


Why Choose ARGOS?

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ARGOS now provides situation awareness, overview, visibility and insights for emergency organizations in 13 countries covering more than 400 million people.

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Joining ARGOS also means joining the ARGOS user’s consortium, which is a strong network of 14 countries, research organizations and a committed software company - which all have the joint interest in maintaining ARGOS as strong tool that can be trusted during an incident.

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ARGOS is a robust and mature product developed from more than 15 years of strong user experience and involvement.