Support Services for Coronavirus Crisis

Exponent’s trusted advisors are actively helping clients across industries manage and mitigate risk associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Our multi-disciplinary teams offer rapid responses to questions about occupational health and safety, the development of new medical devices and disinfection and decontamination products, global supply chain optimization, cyber and data security issues, and insurance claims and litigation. For over 50 years, Exponent has partnered with multinational clients in times of crisis. Ask how our more than 900 engineers, scientists, and health and environmental experts can assist you today.


OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

  • Health risk assessments and safety protocols for employees, contractors, and customers
  • Industrial hygiene assessments and advisory services related to microbiological decontamination of workplaces
  • Emergency response planning and risk communication strategy
  • Evaluation of diagnostic testing and tools


MARKET READINESS OF NEW DISINFECTION/DECONTAMINATION PRODUCTS, MEDICAL DEVICES, AND PPE

  • Materials and chemicals selection, characterization, and testing
  • Biomedical, mechanical, and electrical design support and evaluation (including 3D printing)
  • Human factors and usability assessments of new or modified products
  • Product safety and compliance assessment
  • Assessment of impact of temporary regulatory orders and return-to-normal processes
  • Regulatory compliance reviews and dossier submittals (U.S. FDA and EU REACH)
  • U.S. EPA requirements associated with Emerging Viral Pathogens Guidance and List N posting


GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN OPTIMIZATION

  • On-the-ground manufacturing and supplier audits in Asia
  • Product quality assurance evaluation and testing
  • Manufacturing ramp up following a line installation, outage, or transfer
  • Risk management associated with supply chain diversification in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries


CYBER AND DATA SECURITY ISSUES

  • Cybersecurity reviews for virtual workforces
  • Cyber-insurance technical investigations
  • Digital forensic investigation such as analysis of data breach and data exfiltration
  • Evaluation of system availability including backup power systems for data centers
  • Malware (e.g., ransomware, spyware) analysis
  • Identity management


INSURANCE CLAIMS AND LITIGATION SUPPORT

  • Investigations of alleged damage from COVID-19 virus detection and mitigation efforts
  • Scientific, engineering, and construction support related to Force Majeure contracts
  • Documentation, proof, and recovery of cost and schedule impacts from COVID-19
  • Expert testimony, reporting and analysis

 For more information on our services, please contact 888.656.EXPO (within the U.S.), 650.326.9400 (outside the U.S.), or

info exponent.com

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