Legal and insurance assistance and technical expertise

For many years TECSA S.r.l. has put its expertise at the service of forensic engineering activities performed directly rather than through third parties, both in court and in the insurance sector.

In judicial matters the TECSA S.r.l. technicians assume both the role of technical consultants representing one party and the role  of Expert Witness, both on behalf of prosecutors or on behalf of the judiciary in cases of high-complexity or where, in order to manage the proceedings as a forensic engineer, it is necessary to implement methods of further detailing and developing specialist expertise.

Starting from 2015 TECSA S.r.l., due to the great efforts in the area of forensic engineering, has developed its own specific division that is competent on the subject and which is called MFCforensic that offers its services both in Italy and abroad through the recognised skills of each expert who is part of it and in particular by L. Marmo, L. Fiorentini and B. Chiaia  who coordinate the Division’s activities according to the specific skills.

MFCforensic, whose flyer is available in PDF format, offers a series of specific consultancy activities, including:

FORENSIC ENGINEERING FOR INVESTIGATIONS AND RELATED ASSESSMENTS

  • industrial accidents;
  • fires and explosions (conducted according to std. NFPA 921);
  • injuries and deaths at work (possibly related to machinery and equipment);
  • collapses and structural instability;
  • subsidence of foundations;
  • structural integrity;
  • mudslides and hydrogeological instability;
  • investigations of procurement procedures and public tenders;
  • risk analysis of fire and explosion, FERA studies, studies for facility siting for insurance purposes;
  • environmental due diligence, health and safety at work, process safety and business and building assets.

ADVANCED SIMULATION

  • finite element analysis (FEM);
  • 1D, 2D and 3D (CFD) fluid dynamics analysis;
  • development of specialised calculation codes;
  • 2D/3D graphics and augmented reality (including immersive virtual reality) for the reconstruction and description of the dynamics of events.

TRAINING

  • training in the analysis of incidents, near-misses (including in relation to the specific requirements of the Seveso III) and of accidents;
  • study of methodologies of accident investigation and in particular Bow-Tie, Tripod, Root Cause Analysis, etc.
  • study of the problems associated with human error and an outline of the most widely used methods for the study of the human factor.

INVESTIGATIONS INTO SPECIALIST CHEMICALS FOR THE SEARCH FOR FIRE ACCELERATORS AND THE CHARACTERISATION OF MATERIALS INVOLVED IN ACCIDENTS AND/OR FIRES.